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La Spirita** - A Consort of Viols - Princeton, NJ

 “What does one do with a Chest of Vyolls?  Vyoll treasures from the Renaissance and beyond”

On Sunday, November 22nd, La Spirita will be performing at The Lutheran Church of the Messiah, 407 Nassau Street , at Cedar Lane , Princeton , NJ 08540 . The performance will take place at 3:00pm. Parking is available on local streets. Suggested donation is $15, $10 for senior citizens and students.

The program will include pieces for violas da gamba and voice by Bull, Dowland, Bach, Pachelbel, Farmer and Ferrabosco. Also on the program will be music by Henry Purcell whose 350 birthday is celebrated this year, and Will Ayton, Professor of Music at Roger Williams University in Rhode Island . 

The viola da gamba is a Renaissance, bowed and fretted instrument that is held between the knees. It was popular from the late 15th century through the early 17th century. La Spirita will be playing treble, tenor and bass violas da gamba.

La Spirita is a Princeton-based ensemble that has been performing together for over 15 years. Members include Lynn Fergusson, treble viol and voice, Patricia Hlafter, treble viol, Judith Klotz, tenor viol, Mary Benton, tenor viol and Amy Warren, bass viol.

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April 25 2014
Apr-25-2014
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Lambertville, NJ, presents recorder player Lewis R. Baratz & harpsichordist Sean Price in a program of music written between 1680 and 1730 for recorder and harpsichord.  Works by Van Eyck, Loeillet, Handel, Telemann, and Bach.  Suggested donation $20 to benefit the St. Andrew's Church music program. Friday, April 25, and 8 PM. St. Andrew's Church, 50 York Street, Lambertville, NJ.  For more information contact 609-397-2425 or visit standrewslambertville.org.

Flauto Dolce Duo is a member of the Guild for Early Music.
 
April 27 2014
Apr-27-2014
"German Giants," works by Bach, Handel, Telemann and others.  La Bernadinia:  Rainer Beckmann, recorder; Donna Fournier, viola da gamba;  and Marcia Kravis, harpsichord

Sunday, April 27th, 3:00 PM
University Lutheran Church
3637 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
Free will Offering

For more information, visit http://www.bernardinia.org/2013-14

**La Bernadinia is a member of the Guild for Early Music.
 
May 03 2014
May-03-2014
Le Triomphe de l'amourl,** presents:  "Back to Nature."  Just in time for Spring, Le Triomphe de l'amour returns to nature in this program of French Baroque music inspired by the natural world.  On period instruments.  May 3, 2014, pre-concert talk at 7:30 PM; concert begins at 8:00 PM.

Unitarian Church of Princeton, 50 Cherry Hill Rd., Princeton, NJ
Tickets at the door: $20 General Admission; $5 Students with ID

**Le triomphe de l'amour is a member of the Guild for Early Music.
 
May 29 2014
May-29-2014
On Thursday, May 29, at  7PM, viol consort La Spirita** presents:  "Come Away: A Musical Journey to Renaissance Europe and Beyond." Lawrence Branch of the Mercer County Library 2751 Brunswick Pike, at Darrah Lane Lawrenceville, NJ.    Free admission .

An eclectic program for viols and voice of Renaissance polyphony interspersed with Baroque favorites (Bach, Pachelbel, Vitali) and a contemporary composition. Due to a hand injury, Kathleen Spencer will not be able to perform this program. We are pleased and grateful to be joined by our good friend Donna Fournier on bass viol.

**La Spirita is a member the Guild for Early Music.

**Denotes member of the Guild for Early Music