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  • Jan 10 & Jan 11 at 8pm - ARTEK
    WINTER: MAIN CONCERT Monteverdi: The Complete Madrigals of Book 7 Presented in two separate programs over two evenings Thursday, January 10 at 8 pm - Part 1Friday, January 11 at 8 pm - Part 2 Corpus Christi Church529 West 121st Street(Just off ...
    Jan 17 at 8pm - Abendmusik
    Veni, vidi, vici Venetia! An exploration of the Italian composers who were well-known for cultivating the canzona form including, Giovanni Gabrieli, Claudio Merulo, Giovanni Priuli, Francesco Usper, Biagio Marini, G. B. Riccio, Giovanni Picchi, Dari...
    Sat, Jan 19 at 7:30pm - Byron Schenkman recital
    Scarlatti and the Golden Age of the Harpsichord We celebrate the release of Byron Schenkman's new Scarlatti CD with this program of virtuoso harpsichord music from the High Baroque, including luscious suites by Boismortier, Couperin, and Duphly, int...

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  • Music Libraries for Sale
      We have two libraries from Lucy Cross and Celine Karraker and are making them available to the general public as a benefit for GEMS. As we've been going through some of the materials, we have come across a number of interesting memorabilia, ...
    Tickets for sale!
    Tickets are now for sale on our website for the following concerts/series: Abendmusik 2018-2019 Season ARTEK 2018-2019 Season Mannes Baroque Chamber Players - Sat, Dec 1 Juilliard415 in Wilton, CT - Sun, Dec 2 Parthenia 2018-2019 Season Trinity...

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.