Music for Viols and Friends 2016-17

Our 23rd season of music for viola da gamba with some of its favorite ensemble partners, including cornetto, violin, lutes, theorbo, bandora, cittern, guitars,
and that most perfect instrument of all, the voice.
  1. 10
    Nov. 2016
    Affetti Musicali
    8:00 pm
    Countertenor and cornettist Michael Collver joins Duo Maresienne (Carol Lewis, viola da gamba; Olav Chris Henriksen, archlute & Baroque guitar) in songs, dances, toccatas and sonatas by d'India, Frescobaldi, Uccellini, Castello, Monteverdi, Saracini and Bassani.
  2. 7
    Jan. 2017
    La Folia
    8:00 pm
    Ensemble Très Maresienne (Lisa Brooke, violin; Olav Chris Henriksen, vihuela & Baroque guitar; Carol Lewis, viola da gamba) perform Renaissance & Baroque masterpieces from Spain, including music by Ortiz, Cabezon, Milan, Selma, Scarlatti, Sanz and de Murcia.
  3. 10
    Feb. 2017
    In the Service of Her Majesty
    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 renaissance dances, ballad tunes & fantasies by Holborne, Byrd, Morley, John Johnson and others.
  4. 27
    April 2017
    Gallant Fantasies
    8:00 pm
    Duo Maresienne (Carol Lewis, violas da gamba; Olav Chris Henriksen, Baroque lute) perform late Baroque works by several of the finest German masters of instrumental music, including newly discovered fantasies by Telemann and Weiss.

The Series

PLEASE NOTE THAT TWO OF OUR CONCERTS ARE ON THURSDAYS THIS SEASON: THURSDAY NOVEMBER 10 AND THURSDAY APRIL 27.

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.