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Parthenia Viol Consort Announces
First 2018-2019 New York Season Concert Events in Manhattan
Through March 13, 2019
Various Venues

Parthenia, New York’s premiere viol consort, has announced the first dates for their 2018-2019 New York concert season.

Sunday, November 4 at 4pm - Corpus Christi Church, 529 W. 121 Street in Manhattan

Music with Her Silver Sound - Fantasias, motets and polychoral masterpieces from Italy and England with guests New World Recorders (Gwyn Roberts, Héloïse Degrugillier, Rainer Beckmann and Tricia van Oers).

All tickets $25, reserved seating available in advance. For more information, call 212-866-0468 or visit http://www.parthenia.org.

Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 4pm - The Center for Jewish History, 15 W.
16th Street in Manhattan

Al Naharot Bavel (By the Waters of Babylon) - Jewish musicians at the courts of England and Italy - esteemed NYC ensembles ARTEK (Gwendolyn Toth, director) and Parthenia offer a glorious concert of music by Jewish composers of the Renaissance and early Baroque. Madrigals, motets, fantasies and dances by Salamone Rossi in Italy and members of the Lupo and Bassano musical dynasties in England.

All tickets $25, general admission ($15 for CJH members and Yeshiva University ID). For more information, call 212-866-0468 or visit http://www.parthenia.org.

Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 8pm - Corpus Christi Church, 529 West 121 Street in Manhattan

Come Life, Come Death, I Care Not - A Musical Tour of Jacobean London - Madrigalists Les Canards Chantants join Parthenia, and guest viol player Motomi Igarashi, for a presentation of Michael East’s Third Book of Madrigals of 1610. Anthems, madrigals, Neapolitans and pastorals for voices and viols, and a cycle of eight remarkable viol fantasias.

All tickets $25, reserved seating available in advance. For more information, call 212-866-0468 or visit http://www.parthenia.org.

Special Bonus Concert - Last season’s acclaimed performance with Ryland Angel has been selected by The National Gallery of Art for a concert in the Spring in Washington, D.C. We’re offering the New York audience the opportunity to hear this program again this season in NYC.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at 8pm - The Church of Saint Luke in the Fields, 487 Hudson Street in Manhattan

Music in The Age of Tintoretto - Artist of Renaissance Venice - Vocalist Ryland Angel and Parthenia present sublime songs from Renaissance Italy, and Tomb Sonnets (2014) a new work for viol consort and countertenor by Martin Kennedy. The piece is a reflection on death and burial sites in poems by Keats, Longfellow and Petrarch.

All tickets are $25, reserved seating available in advance. For tickets, call the box office at 212-866-0468, or visit http://www.parthenia.org.

Parthenia is Beverly Au, Lawrence Lipnik, Rosamund Morley and Lisa Terry. This dynamic quartet of viols animates ancient and contemporary repertoires with a ravishing sound and a remarkable sense of ensemble.
Parthenia is presented in concerts and festivals across America including Bargemusic, Music Before 1800, Maverick Concerts, The Rockport Chamber Music Festival, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Miller Theatre and the Yale Center for British Art, and in Europe at the Regensburg Tage Alter Musik. The ensemble produces its own concert series in NYC, collaborating regularly with the world's foremost early music specialists including Piffaro, Julianne Baird, Paul O'Dette, Blue Heron and ARTEK. They actively commission and premiere works by today's composers including Eleonor Sandresky, Richard Einhorn, Phil Kline, Frances White, Max Lifchitz, Will Ayton, Nicholas Patterson and Kristin Norderval. Parthenia records on the MSR Classics label. Visit them at http://www.parthenia.org.

Parthenia is represented by Shirley Hunt, Director of Booking and Artist Representation, GEMS Live! Their concert season is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Parthenia is a sponsored organization of the New York Foundation for the Arts, and is a member of Early Music America and Chamber Music America.





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