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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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October 12 2014
Oct-12-2014
10th Anniversary of the Guild for Early Music partnering with the Grounds for Sculpture and WWFM.  For regular admission to the Grounds, enjoy an entire day of early music, with more than a dozen groups performing music of the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and Baroque.  Festivities start at 12:30 PM.
 
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.

**Denotes member of the Guild for Early Music