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19-Oct-2008
Grounds for Sculpture
Save the Date!
Sunday October 19th    Guild for Early Music Festival at Grounds for Sculpture.
 

Hamilton, NJ.    Join us at the Grounds for Sculpture for the fourth annual festival of the Guild for Early Music, featuring concerts of music of from the 12th through the 18th century.  Performances by regional ensembles will include Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque music, both vocal and instrumental.  The instruments represented include viola da gamba, vielle, harpsichord, harp, recorder, sackbut, cornetto, dulcian, and Baroque violin, cello, and flute.

The concerts will take place indoors from noon until 5:30 pm. Radio station WWFM announcers Alan Kelly (host of Distant Mirror) will be present all afternoon, and morning announcer Bliss Michelson, will again be the M.C.

This year’s festival theme is “Myths and Legends”.   Sculpture tours featuring works on that theme will be offered without additional charge during the afternoon.
 
Also new this year, a “petting zoo” of historical instruments.

Admission to the festival is free with paid admission to the park ($10, $8 seniors and students, children 6-12, $6).  

Digital photographs from the previous festivals are available. 

Grounds For Sculpture is a public charitable organization consisting of a 35-acre
sculpture park with two indoor museums. It is located at 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, NJ 08619.

For additional information, call (609) 586-0616. ext. 20 or visit  www.groundsforsculpture.org .  


Visit the Hospitality Table of Radio Station WWFM - “The Classical Network.”



 

  Time
(Approx)    

Groups Performing 

     Master of Ceremonies: Bliss Michelson, Morning announcer of WWFM
     

12:00 Noon Welcome
12:05 PM

Practitioners of Musick and Le Triomphe de L’Amour

      Baroque Ensemble

12:40 PM

La Spirita

       Viola Da Gamba Consort

 1:15 PM

La Fiocco

      Baroque Ensemble

 1:50 PM

Engelchor Consort

    Medieval Ensemble

 2:25 PM

Princeton Recorder Society

       Renaissance Ensemble

 3:00 PM

Musica Dolce

      Baroque Ensemble

 3:35 PM

Gloria Consort

Baroque Ensemble

 4:10 PM

Musica Spectra

      Renaissance Ensemble

 4:45 PM

More music and Instrument "Petting Zoo"

Your chance to play a lizard!!



 

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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