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Parthenia 2018-2019 Season

A Season of Italian and English Music from the Renaissance

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Lisa Terry, Rosamund Morley, Beverly Au, Lawrence Lipnik


AL NAHAROT BAVEL (By the Waters of Babylon)

Jewish musicians at the courts of England and Italy

Esteemed NYC ensembles ARTEK and Parthenia offer a glorious concert of music by Jewish composers of the Renaissance and Baroque. Madrigals, fantasies and more by Salomone Rossi in Italy and the Lupo and Bassano musical dynasties in England.

Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 4 PM

Pre-concert talk begins at 3:15pm in the Forchheimer Auditorium, presented by historian Jody Hirsh.

The Center for Jewish History
15 West 16th Street
, Manhattan

$25: general admission
$15: CJH & YUM members
Free admission with Yeshiva Univ. ID
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Al Naharot Bavel” is a co-presentation of Yeshiva University Museum and Stern College for Women.

Parthenia is the Early Music Ensemble in Residence at Stern College for Women.

Parthenia 2018 19 concert 3Les Canards Chantants


A musical tour of Jacobean London

Madrigalists LES CANARDS CHANTANTS join Parthenia, and guest Motomi Igarashi, for a presentation of Michael East’s Third Book of Madrigals of 1610. Anthems, madrigals, Neapolitans and pastorals for voices and viols, and a cycle of eight remarkable viol fantasias.

Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 8 PM
Corpus Christi Church
529 West 121st Street

$25: Reserved seating
$10: Obstructed view
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Parthenia has been invited to reprise last season’s TOMB SONNETS program with Ryland Angel during the Tintoretto exhibition at The National Gallery of Art this spring.
We offer you a chance to hear the program again this season in NYC.


Parthenia 2018 19 concert bonusMUSIC IN THE AGE OF TINTORETTO

Artist of Renaissance Venice

Vocalist Ryland Angel and Parthenia present sublime songs from Renaissance Italy, and a new work for viol consort and countertenor by Martin Kennedy. Tomb Sonnets (2014) is a reflection on death and burial sites in poems by Keats, Longfellow and Petrarch.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 8 PM
The Church of Saint Luke in the Fields
487 Hudson Street

$25: Reserved seating
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Parthenia is represented by Shirley Hunt, Director of Booking and Artist Representation, GEMS Live!
Parthenia's concert season is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Parthenia is a sponsored organization of the New York Foundation for the Arts, and is a member of Early Music America and Chamber Music America.

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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.