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  • Nov 15 at 8pm - Abendmusik
    Kammermusik for Abendmusik Abendmusik (German for "evening music", plural Abendmusiken) is an evening concert, usually performed in a church. Specifically, this designation refers to a series of performances at the St. Mary's Church, Lübeck (Marien...
    Thur, Nov 15 at 8pm - ARTEK
    FALL: ART OF THE EARLY KEYBOARD Accenti, Fioretti, Passaggi - The Renaissance Virtuoso Thursday, November 15 at 8 pmHoly Trinity ChurchCentral Park West and 65th StreetUpper West Side, NYC ARTEK presents the first of two Art of the Early Keyboard ...
    Sat, Nov 17 at 8pm - Polyhymnia
    Reges Hispaniae Music by Nicolas Gombert and Philippe Rogier Charles V and Phillip II in succession ruled one of the most powerful empires of Renaissance Europe and the New World. Theirs was a court that colonized a continent and fought the power...
    Sat, Dec 1 at 7:30pm - Members of Mannes Baroque Chamber Players
     MÚSICOS PARA MÚSICOS: a benefit for Puerto Rico Members of the Mannes Baroque Chamber Players are emerging professionals at the Mannes School of Music who are passionate about stylistic performance of Baroque music as well as engaging the la...
    Sunday, Dec 2 - Juilliard415, Wilton, CT
      Enjoy the sixth annual intimate concert in a beautiful Connecticut residence, up close and personal with the brilliant international students in Juilliard’s Historical Performance Program. The host for this rewarding event is GEMS board me...

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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 Martin Bernstein Recital - Oct 27 at 7:30pm Parthenia 2018-2019 Season Pomerium - Oct 20 at 8pm Trinity Church Wall St...

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.