Music for Viols and Friends 2018-19

Our 25th season of music for viola da gamba with some of its favorite ensemble partners, including flute, recorder, cornetto, theorbo, bandora, cittern, guitars, percussion,
and that most perfect instrument of all, the voice.
  1. 12
    Oct. 2018
    Pieces en Trio
    8:00 pm
    Flutists Na'ama Lion & Peter Bloom join Duo Maresienne (Carol Lewis, pardessus & basse de viole; Olav Chris Henriksen, baroque guitar & theorbo) in 18th-century French sonatas & suites by Dornel, Senaille, Boismortier, Jacquet de la Guerre, Forqueray & Couperin.
  2. 8
    Dec. 2018
    Fabula di Orfeo
    8:00 pm
    An early renaissance Italian entertainment! Music by Cara, Festa, Tromboncino & others, with Burcu Gulec, mezzo-soprano; Michael Collver, countertenor & cornetto; George Lernis, percussion; Steven Lundahl, sackbut & recorder; Carol Lewis & James Williamson, viols; Olav Chris Henriksen, lute.
  3. 10
    Jan. 2019
    The Return of the King
    8:00 pm
    Ensemble Tres Maresienne (Lisa Brooke, violin; Carol Lewis, viola da gamba; Olav Chris Henriksen, theorbo & baroque lute) perform music of the English Restoration, with sonatas, fantasias & grounds by Purcell, Finger, Locke, Mace, Simpson, Young & others.
  4. 1
    March 2019
    Fortunate Isles
    8:00 pm
    El Dorado Ensemble (Carol Lewis, Janet Haas, Mai-Lan Broekman, Paul Johnson, Alice Mroszczyk, violas da gamba; Olav Chris Henriksen, lute, bandora & cittern) perform pavans, galiards, fantasies & divisions by Allison, Dowland, Morley, Holborne, Cutting & others.
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The Series


All concerts take place in Lindsay Chapel, First Church in Cambridge, Congregational,
11 Garden St., Cambridge, MA (N.B.: entrance on Mason St.)
 
Single tickets by mail or at the door: $25 general admission; $20 students, seniors, low income.
 
For further information, call (617) 776-0692.