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Alchemy Baroque Ensemble** Mountainside, NJ - Benefit Concert
Monteverdi and Schütz - 7:30 PM

The Alchemy Baroque Ensemble** announces its debut concert: “Music of Claudio Monteverdi and Heinrich Schütz” to benefit Homefirst Interfaith Housing.  Alchemy Baroque is a five voice group of musicians dedicated to the historically informed performance of music from the Baroque period.  Founded in 2009, Alchemy will present a wide range of works composed in the 17th century and beyond. 

The group is comprised of local professional singers  Carey Hackett (soprano), Amy Brosius (soprano), Joseph Hill (countertenor), Timothy Smith (tenor), and Daniel Kenworthy (baritone).  In January of 2010, Alchemy began an artist residency as part of the historic music program of Christ Church in New Brunswick, New Jersey.  The concert will be held on Saturday, March 13, 2010 at 7:30 PM at the Community Presbyterian Church of Mountainside, NJ at 1459 Deer Path. 

Half of ticket proceeds will benefit Homefirst.  Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the door.  For ticket reservations, please call (908) 232-9490 or visit the church’s website at:
http://www.cpcmountainside.com/Community-Bulletin-Board.html

**Alchemy Baroque Ensemble is a member of the Guild for Early Music

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October 26 2014
Oct-26-2014
La Fiocco** presents Birds of a Feather, Virtuoso Recorder Music of the Renaissance, Baroque, and 21st Century.  Artistic director Lewis R. Baratz is joined by three outstanding young artist recorder players, Aik Shin Tan, Andrew Broadwater, and 17-year-old Piffaro and international recorder competition winner Martin Bernstein. 

Also performing on the program are Ann Bies, a Philadelphia-based recorder player, Lynn Fergusson, Benjamin Berman, John Armato, and John Orluk, performing on viola da gamba, harpsichord, lute, theorbo, cittern, and baroque guitar. 

Works by Henry VIII, Dowland, Trabaci, van Eyck, Telemann, and contemporary prize-winning recorder composer Glen Shannon. 

Trinity Episcopal Church, 6587 Upper York Road, Solebury (New Hope), PA.  $25, $10 students.  For more information, contact info@lafiocco.org. Visit lafiocco.org.

**La Fiocco is a member of the Guild for Early Music.

 
October 31 2014
Oct-31-2014
Friday, October 31, 2014, 8PM: De Profundis: In the Shadow of Death.  Funeral music by German baroque composer Johann Rosenmüller (1619-1684)

“Life itself is but the shadow of death, and souls departed but the shadows of the living.” - Sir Thomas Browne

Trinity Church, Princeton 33 Mercer Street Princeton, NJ 08540

Johann Rosenmüller has come to the forefront of attention in recent years as a composer of remarkable musical depth and talent. His ability to create both intense vocal drama is equaled by his expressive string writing. In his larger monumental settings of psalms he combines the spatial sensitivity of Monteverdi with the virtuosic string ensemble music of the second half of the 17th century, foreshadowing the sacred music of Bach. His smaller cantatas are gems of text painting and expressive string writing. In the 21st century, audiences are finally beginning to discover the mid-baroque repertoire and the masterpieces of this exceptionally superb composer.

**ARTEK is a member of the Guild for Early Music.
 
November 15 2014
Nov-15-2014
La Spirita Viola da Gamba** consort performs "Come Away" A journey to Renaissance Europe and Beyond for 5 viols and for voice and viols. Music by Byrd, Holborne, Marenzio, Monteverdi, Bach, Pachelbel, and others.

Saturday, November 15th 2:00PM.  Free of charge.
Lawrenceville Library: Brunswick Avenue and Darrah Lane

For more info, visit www.laspiritaviols.org or contact: Lawrence Programs 609-989-6920 lawprogs@mcl.org. Reservations suggested but not necessary More info: Judith.klotz@comcast.net 609 393 3762.

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

**Denotes member of the Guild for Early Music