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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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February 15 2016
Feb-15-2016
Baroque string band ACRONYM, Monday, Feb 15, 2016 at 7:30 pm, Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall, free and open to the public.  ACRONYM  joins forces with vocalists of Les Canards Chantants for a program featuring the large-ensemble sonatas of Giovanni Valentini (c. 1582-1649). These works will be coupled with performances of a number of extracts from his Secondo libro di madrigali (1616).
 
February 21 2016
Feb-21-2016
Dryden Ensemble** presents William Sharp, baritone, in Cantatas 82 and 158.

Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 3:00 PM
Miller Chapel 
Princeton Theological Seminary
 64 Mercer Street Princeton, NJ 08540
$25 general, $10 students

To purchase tickets or for more information visit:  www.drydenensemble.org, or emaildrydenensemble@gmail.com, or call 609-466-8541.

**The Dryden Ensemble is a member of the Guild for Early Music.
 
March 08 2016
Mar-08-2016
The playing session is open to all recorder players, from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM.  Visit the PRS Website for information.  princetonol.com/groups/princetonrecorder/
 
March 12 2016
Mar-12-2016
Dryden Ensemble** presents:  Bach & Bohemia, The Mardi Considine Spring Concert. Music by Bach, Biber, Schmelzer and Zelenka, including his Lamentations of Jeremiah with Karen Clark, contralto.

Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 7:30 PM
Trinity Episcopal Church
Solebury, PA 
$25 general, $10 students

To purchase tickets or for more information visit:  www.drydenensemble.org, or email drydenensemble@gmail.com, or call 609-466-8541.

This concert will be repeated on Sunday, March 13, 2016, 3:00PM at the Miller Chapel of Princeton Theological Seminary


**The Dryden Ensemble is a member of the Guild for Early Music.

**Denotes member of the Guild for Early Music