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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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April 25 2014
Apr-25-2014
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Lambertville, NJ, presents recorder player Lewis R. Baratz & harpsichordist Sean Price in a program of music written between 1680 and 1730 for recorder and harpsichord.  Works by Van Eyck, Loeillet, Handel, Telemann, and Bach.  Suggested donation $20 to benefit the St. Andrew's Church music program. Friday, April 25, and 8 PM. St. Andrew's Church, 50 York Street, Lambertville, NJ.  For more information contact 609-397-2425 or visit standrewslambertville.org.

Flauto Dolce Duo is a member of the Guild for Early Music.
 
April 27 2014
Apr-27-2014
"German Giants," works by Bach, Handel, Telemann and others.  La Bernadinia:  Rainer Beckmann, recorder; Donna Fournier, viola da gamba;  and Marcia Kravis, harpsichord

Sunday, April 27th, 3:00 PM
University Lutheran Church
3637 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
Free will Offering

For more information, visit http://www.bernardinia.org/2013-14

**La Bernadinia is a member of the Guild for Early Music.
 
April 27 2014
Apr-27-2014
Westminster Choir College presents: Monteverdi's Vespers of 1610.
Westminster Kantorei with Westminster Chamber Orchestra, on period instruments.  Amanda Quist, conductor, William Hobbs, continuo.

Sunday, April 27, 3PM. Princeton Meadow Church 545 Meadow Rd. Princeton, NJ 08540
$20 adults/$15 students/seniors
Box office: 609-921-2663
Or online.  http://sa1.seatadvisor.com/sabo/servlets/EventSearch?presenter=WCCRU
 
April 28 2014
Apr-28-2014
Princeton Pro Musica** Presents: A Symposium on Handel’s Israel in Egypt
Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ.  Free and open to the public.

Princeton Pro Musica will hold a symposium panel discussion prior to its May concert of great music by G.F. Handel, featuring the oratorio Israel In Egypt. The free symposium will be held at the Princeton Public Library, Princeton, on Monday, April 28 at 7:00pm. No tickets are required.

Moderated by Dr. Ryan Brandau, Dr. Wendy Heller, Professor of Music at Princeton University, Dr. Andrew Megill, conductor of Fuma Sacra and the Montreal Symphony Chorus and a professor at Westminster Choir College, and Dr. Joyce Irwin, a scholar of religion and music and singer and former professor at Colgate University, will consider the work's exciting music, unusual libretto, and unique design in order to understand its special place in the history of Handel’s oratorios.

**Princeton Pro Musica is a member of the Guild for Early Music.

**Denotes member of the Guild for Early Music