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  • Sonnambula
  • Artek
  • House of Time
    House of Time
  • Asteria
  • Parthenia
  • East of the River
    East of the River
  • Queens Consort
    Queens Consort
  • Abendmusik
  • New York Baroque Incorporated
    New York Baroque Incorporated

Welcome to the New GEMS Website!

We have just launched this new site, so we'll be working out the kinks for a little while. Do let us know if you have any questions or suggestions while browsing-- This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we’ll be happy to help you out.

The slideshow above comprises just a small selection of the ensembles and artists we serve. We'll update it regularly.


of Unusual Interest or Exceptional Quality

  • Dec 2 at 5 pm - The Teares of the Muses
    New York University F.A.S. Music Department and NYU Libraries present The Teares of the Muses with Kathleen Cantrell, soprano, and Hallie Stotler, alto; Margaret Panofsky, director.The Teares of the Muses presents Wachet Auf!, 17th-century German mus...
    Dec 2 & Dec 3 at 7:30 pm TENET Green Mountain Project
    TENET’s Green Mountain Project returns with an international, all-star cast to present Claudio Monteverdi's Vespers of 1610 in celebration of the project’s 7th annual event. Claudio Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610Scott Metcalfe, music director/...


  • GEMS Receives 3 NYSCA Grants for Sponsored Projects
    Among GEMS' activities is providing fiscal sponsorship to twelve early music ensembles and organizations in New York. Our services to these groups include donation processing, financial transactions, and grant application and management. We are delig...
    Early Handel Operas are Current Again
    Read distinguished New York Times critic James R. Oestreich's article about early opera (and the early music scene in NYC). We're delighted that Mr. Oestreich acknowledged our achievement of a primary mission of GEMS. He wrote: "New York a hotbed of ...
    New York City Early Music on the BBC
    The BBC produced two program(me)s about New York City’s burgeoning early music community. GEMS Executive Director Gene Murrow was interviewed at the start to “set the scene,” followed by interviews with several early music directors in the City...

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.