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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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March 26 2017
Mar-26-2017
Dryden Ensemble* presents Bach's Birthday. The Mardi Considine Spring Concert celebrating 332 years of J. S. Bach with chamber music by Bach, Buxtehude, Handel, and Weiss for oboe, violin, viola da gamba, lute, and harpsichord.

Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 3 PM.  Miller Chapel, Princeton Theological Seminary, 64 Mercer St., Princeton, NJ .
 
Tickets available online, by mail or at the door. General admission $25; students free with ID; 3-concert subscriptions $70.  

Phone: 609-466-8541  

March is Early Music Month!

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

 
March 31 2017
Mar-31-2017
The Delaware River Consort* and the La Spirita Viol Consort* bring you a program of Renaissance music for voices and viols welcoming the return of Spring. Music of Arcadelt, Bennet, Byrd, Cornish, Desprez, Dowland, Jannequin, Le Jeune, Lasso, Marenzio, Melville, Morley, Purcell, Sweelinck, & Weelkes.

Salon 33 is an intimate venue located in Princeton, New Jersey. You may arrive at 7 PM for a potluck meal (please bring an appetizer, main, side, or dessert), or just come when the music starts at 8 PM. There is no formal charge for admission, but a donation for the performers will be graciously appreciated. $20 is suggested. 

Please contact the host of Salon 33 (Salon33@outlook.com) to be placed on the email list for invitations which will include directions and additional details. You may easily unsubscribe yourself from the Salon 33 list after the celebration of Early Music Month if you wish.  

*The Delaware River Consort and La Spirita are members of the Guild for Early Music.
 
April 01 2017
Apr-01-2017
La Fiocco* presents Phantasticus!  Sonatas and Sinfonias in the “Fantastic” Style, 1620-1660. Featuring music from 17th-Century Venice, Vienna, Antwerp, and Brussels. Music of Fontana, Castello, Marini, Drese, Bertali, and A Kempis. With guest artist cornetto virtuoso Nathaniel Cox; Allen Hamrick, recorder & dulcian; Benjamin Bernard, sackbut; Claire Bermingham Smith & Dan McCarthy, baroque violins; Vivian Barton Dozor, baroque; cello & viola da gamba, with a rich continuo section of lutes, 3 theorbos, baroque guitar, harpsichord, & spinetta.  Lewis R. Baratz, artistic director.  Saturday, April 1, 2017, 7:30 PM, United Methodist Church, 7 Vandeventer Ave., Princeton, NJ

**La Fiocco is a member of the Guild for Early Music
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April 02 2017
Apr-02-2017
La Fiocco* presents Phantasticus! Sonatas and Sinfonias in the “Fantastic” Style, 1620-1660.  Featuring music from 17th-Century Venice, Vienna, Antwerp, and Brussels. Music of Fontana, Castello, Marini, Drese, Bertali, and A Kempis. With guest artist cornetto virtuoso Nathaniel Cox; Allen Hamrick, recorder & dulcian; Benjamin Bernard, sackbut; Claire Bermingham Smith & Dan McCarthy, baroque violins; Vivian Barton Dozor, baroque; cello & viola da gamba, with a rich continuo section of lutes, 3 theorbos, baroque guitar, harpsichord, & spinetta. Lewis R. Baratz, artistic director. Sunday, April 2, 2017, 3:00 PM, Trinity Episcopal Church, 6587 Upper York Road, Solebury, PA. 

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

**Denotes member of the Guild for Early Music