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January 2019

$10 – $35

Ayreheart–Centuries Collide

January 12, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

GRAMMY-nominated lutenist Ronn McFarlane founded Ayreheart in 2010 out of the desire to write new music for the lute—the most popular instrument of the Renaissance— and make it accessible to a wider audience. Joined by versatile musicians Willard Morris and Mattias Rucht, the original music of Ayreheart reflects elements of Celtic, Folk, Bluegrass, and Renaissance music. Ayreheart will be special guests at Chatham Baroque’s Peanut Butter & Jam Sessions for pre-schoolers and their grownups. Shows are at McClintic Hall, Calvary…

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March 2019

$10 – $30

ACRONYM–From Venice to Vienna

March 23, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Hailed by Early Music America as “groundbreaking, gutsy and fresh,” ACRONYM explores the cross-fertilization of 17th-century musical styles between the masters of Venice and Vienna and the subsequent transmission of these ideas by German and Austrian composers throughout Europe. This program with 11 superb players includes favorites from ACRONYM’s first five recordings: works by Pruili, Valentini, Bertali, Capricornus, Pezel, and Rosenmuller. A not-to-be-missed first appearance on the R&B series.   Saturday, March 23, 2019, 8:00 PM Calvary Episcopal Church 315…

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April 2019

$10 – $30

Quicksilver–Stile Moderno: New music from 17th-century Italy

April 27, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Quicksilver’s Stile Moderno examines modern music as it was invented by virtuoso instrumental composers in 17th-century Italy. It is also an exploration of those composers’ new invention, the sonata: a pure instrumental work, with no agenda but imagination. Led by co-directors and violin virtuosi Julie Andrijeski and Robert Mealy, this program of “new music” is virtuosic, experimental, unexpected, and deeply moving. Music by Castello, Fontana, Merula, Marini and more. Note: John Lenti will be the theorbo player for the Quicksilver…

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