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Dancing over the Caucasus to the Sea...

ALBA ConsortA journey of Medieval and Renaissance songs and dances from Persia, over the Caucasus Mountains to Armenia and the Mediterranean, seaward to Cyprus, Greece, Italy, France, North Africa, then through Iberia, dancing to the rhythms of the Atlantic.

Margo Andrea, mezzo soprano, vielle
Carlo Valte, oud
Jason Priset, lute, baroque guitar
Rex Benincasa, percussion, psaltery, voice

ALBA Consort specializes in early music of the Mediterranean with oud, lute, vielle, voice and percussion and has performed with New York Philharmonic’s New World Initiative; at University of Chicago Presents; UC’s Oriental Institute; Early Music Now, Milwaukee; Academy of Early Music, Michigan; and for GEMS Midtown Concerts.

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1:15 – 2:00 pm
All concerts are free; no tickets or reservations are necessary.

This concert will be live streamed on our website, and on YouTube and Facebook, followed by an intimate chat on Zoom.

Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/94474265453
Meeting ID: 944 7426 5453

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 Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, and early Classical periods.

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