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