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    New York Baroque Incorporated
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    Aaron Brown
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  • October 20 at 6pm - ARTEK
    SWEELINCK AND HIS CONTEMPORARIES Friday, October 20 at 6 pmHoly Trinity ChurchCentral Park West and 65th StreetUpper West Side, NYC ARTEK director Gwendolyn Toth presents a concert of music from her latest CD, The Arp Schnitger Organ in Eenum. A tin...
    October 21 at 7:30pm - Martin Bernstein, recorder
    with Elliot Figg, harpsichord and Alana Youssefian, violin VOX: Instrumental Song in 17th Century France and Italy October 21, 2017 7:30pm I often encounter baroque composers, theorists, and musicians writing about poetry. The instrumentalis...
    October 22 at 3pm - Pomerium
    Alexander Blachly, director Flemish Musical Mastery in the Age of Hieronymus Bosch Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 3 pmChurch of St. Ignatius of Antioch552 West End AvenueEntrance on West 87th StreetManhattan Tickets:$25 general admission$10 seniors,...

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  • Tickets for sale!
    Tickets are now for sale on our website for the following concerts/series: ARTEK 2017-2018 Season Martin Bernstein Recital Pomerium - October 22 at 3pm Trinity Church Wall Street's Messiah, December 15-17, 2017 Tickets for Parthenia's seaso...
    10th Anniversary Celebrations
    Plans are developing well for a series of events next season in celebration of GEMS' Tenth Anniversary. Included are concerts and receptions in partnership with The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Juilliard School, New York Baroque Incorporated, and ...
    Paul Ross retires from Operations Manager position after 10 years
      After 10 years of dedicated service at near pro bono compensation rates(!) Paul Ross is retiring from his position as Operations Manager at GEMS. He has been invaluable to GEMS and the entire early music community, providing affordable and ca...
    GEMS Receives Grant from Howard Gilman Foundation
    We are pleased and honored to report that we have been awarded a grant by the Howard Gilman Foundation in support of the 20th anniversary of Midtown Concerts. This series of 41 weekly concerts, which is free and open to the general public, features b...

GEMS is a non-profit corporation that supports and promotes the artists and organizations in New York devoted to early music— the music of the Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, and early Classical periods.