Highland Park Recorder Society - March 21, 2009, 7:30 PM - New Brunswick***
17th-Century Spanish, Dutch, Sephardic, and New World Music

The Highland Park Recorder Society (HPRS) will present a dynamic concert in collaboration with Zorzal Music Ensemble as part of the international celebration of the seventeenth Annual Play-the-Recorder Month, and in celebration of the 22nd anniversary of the HPRS. 

The concert will take place Saturday, March 21, 2009 at 7:30 P.M. at the United Methodist Church, corner of George Street at Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick.

The concert will celebrate 17th-century Spanish, Dutch and Sephardic music in Spain, in the Netherlands and in their New World colonies.  The music will explore the relationship between Dutch, Spanish and Sephardic music and cultures, and Catholic, Protestant and Jewish religions.

Conductor-composer Lynn Gumert, Music and Artistic Director of both the HPRS and Zorzal Music Ensemble will conduct. The program features vocal quartet, recorders, violins, guitar, harpsichord, viola da gamba, cello, and Latin American percussion, and the world premier of a new composition, “Exile” by Dr. Lynn Gumert, especially commissioned by the Highland Park Recorder Society for our 2009 concerts.

Discounted tickets are available if purchased by March 14. Tickets are $15.  Seniors/Students $10.  Tickets may be purchased at the door.  Order in advance and save $2 per ticket.  Mail check by March 14 to:  HPRS, 431 Lincoln Ave., Highland Park, NJ 08904.  Indicate on the check the number of tickets. A very unusual program, performed with flair and artistry. Do join us.

This program will be repeated on Sunday, March 22nd at 4:00 at Congregation Beth Mordecai, 224 High Street, Perth Amboy.

***The Highland Park Recrdoer Society is a member of the Guild for Early Music.


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October 06 2015
Tune in to the Classical Network (WWFM) and WWFM.ORG to hear excerpts from the Guild for Early Music's 2014 Festival, today 2-4 PM (part 2 of 3 broadcasts).  The final broadcast is Friday, Oct 9 from 2-3 PM.
October 09 2015
Tune in to the Classical Network (WWFM) and WWFM.ORG to hear the final broadcast of excerpts from the Guild for Early Music's 2014 Festival, today from 2-3 PM.
October 18 2015
At the Grounds For Sculpture
11th Annual Guild for Early Music festival, in partnership with the Grounds For Sculpture and WWFM, The Classical Network.  With admission to the Grounds, enjoy an entire afternoon with more than a dozen groups performing music of the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and Baroque eras.  From 12:30 to 5:00 PM.  For directions and information, visit groundsforsculpture.org
October 24 2015

La Fiocco** presents:  Shakespeare's London in Music & Song.  Join us for this extravaganza of rarely-performed music from the Age of Shakespeare.  Artistic Director Lewis R. Baratz has assembled an all-star cast of period instrument musicians who will be featured in the "Broken Consort" Lessons of Thomas Morley, a composer associated with Shakespeare and Elizabeth I.  Young artists Nicole Renna (Temple University) and Samuel Cox (Princeton University) will perform songs from the plays.  Rare instruments such as the cittern, bandora, and renaissance guitar will be featured as well.

Saturday, October 24, 7:30 PM at St. Paul's Catholic Church, 214 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ.  $25 general admission, $10 students, children 12 & young free, when accompanied by an adult.  For more information visit lafiocco.org

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

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