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Le Triomphe de l'amour - Princeton, February 28, 2009, 7:30 PM**
The Birds and Bees: Reflections of Nature in Baroque Music

Le Triomphe de l’amour,** New Jersey’s chamber music ensemble performing music of the Baroque on period instruments, will present a concert on Saturday, February 28 at the Unitarian Church of Princeton. The concert, titled “The Birds and the Bees: Reflections of Nature in Baroque Music” features 17th- and 18th-century music inspired by the natural world. Guest artist Elissa Wagman, baroque violin, joins members of the ensemble Laura Heimes, soprano, John Burkhalter, recorder, Donna Fournier, viola da gamba, and Janet Palumbo, harpsichord. John Burkhalter will present a pre-concert talk—“The Call of the Wild, or Enduring Lines”—at 7:30 pm; the concert begins at 8:00 pm.

Soprano Laura Heimes will be featured in two very different cantatas. Clerambault’s L’amour piqué par une abeille (Love stung by a bee) and The Stocking, by the English composer Stokes, an 18th century parody of pastoral cantatas; Violinist Elissa Wagman will be featured in the Sonata representativa by the 17th century German composer Heinrich Ignaz von BiberJanet Palumbo will perform Rameau’s Harpsichord Suite in E, which includes Le Rappel des oiseaux (The call of the birds) as well as Rameau’s famous Tambourin. John Burkhalter will play selections from The Bird Fancyer’s Delight, a collection of flute and recorder pieces in imitation of the songs of various birds, published in London around 1730. Other works on the program are Le Rossignol en amour (The Nightingale in love) by Francois Couperin and Scottish composer James Oswald’s “The Hawthorn” from his Airs for the Seasons.

$20 general admission, $15 seniors, $5 students – Tickets may be purchased at the door.  Visit http://triomphebaroque.org/

**Le Triomphe de l'amour is a member of the Guild for Early Music.

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December 16 2016
Dec-16-2016
Handel's Messiah Sing Along: First Part and the Hallelujah Chorus, Friday, December 16 at 7PM. 800 Ocean Avenue, Long Branch, NJ 07740.  Free, with free-will offering collected.

Singing will be accompanied by organ, played by Seah Velloso. The solos will be sung by soloists Lauren Walters, soprano; Jody Doktor, mezzo-soprano; Ted Chletsos, tenor; & Wilbur Lewis, bass. The chorus can be sung by everyone! Contact: Paul Bergin 609-789-8004 or pbergin@stmichaelnj.com.
 
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Reformed Church of Highland Park
19-21 South 2nd Avenue
Highland Park, NJ 08904
(accessible entrance)

General admission $15; students & seniors $10 (in advance or at the door).  Click here to email for more information.
 
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Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 7:30 PM.  Trinity Episcopal Church, 6587 Upper York Road, Solebury, PA. 

Tickets available online, by mail or at the door. General admission $25; students free with ID; 3-concert subscriptions $70. 
Phone: 609-466-8541 

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

 
February 12 2017
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Dryden Ensemble* presents Le Médicin & La Musique. Elegant suites and medical curiosities from the French Baroque, including Marais's musical depiction of a bladder stone operation, with readings by actor Paul Hecht. 

Sunday, February 12, 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 

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

**Denotes member of the Guild for Early Music