2014 - 2015 Season Events

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Welcome to ARTEK's 30th season of New York City concerts!
Glorious music from the early baroque to the classical period with outstanding international artists. Subscriptions to either the Main Events Series or the Art of the Early Keyboard Series are also available, with a discount on ticket prices.

All seating is reserved. Preferred seats are the best seats available, in limited quantity. Regular seats are center section and balcony seats. Rear seats are the most distant seats as well as partial view side seats.
All tickets available online through Gotham Early Music Scene (GEMS):
Call (212) 866-0468 or online at GEMS Box office
Group discount tickets for all concerts are available. For group sales, please call the office at 212-967-9157, or email artekgwent@aol.com.


MAIN EVENTS SERIES

Fall Concert
De Profundis: In the Shadow of Death
Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 8 pm
St. Ignatius of Antioch Church
552 West End Avenue at 87th Street, New York City

“Life itself is but the shadow of death, and souls departed but the shadows of the living.” - Sir Thomas Browne

Program:
Funeral cantatas and motets by German baroque composer Johann Rosenmüller (1619-1684), including De Profundis, Dies Irae, Ad Dominum cum Tribularer, Confitebor Tibi, Welt Ade, and more.

Artists:
Laura Heimes & Clara Rottsolk, sopranos
Barbara Hollinshead, mezzo-soprano
Philip Anderson, tenor
Peter Becker, bass-baritone
Cynthia Freivogel & Vita Wallace, violins
Theresa Salomon & Andrea Andros, violas
Motomi Igarashi, violone
Daniel Swenberg, theorbo
Dongsok Shin, organ
Gwendolyn Toth, organ & director


Tickets: $50 preferred, $40 regular ($30 seniors), $30 rear ($15 seniors). Students, $15 at the door only.
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Holiday Concert
Music for a Prince: The Esterhazy Orchestra

Saturday, January 3, 2015 at 8 PM,
Immanuel Lutheran Church
122 East 88th Street at Lexington Avenue, New York City

Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) served Prince Nikolaus Esterhazy for nearly 30 years, leaving an amazing legacy of symphonies, concertos and operas. “I was cut off from the world. There was no one to confuse or torment me, and I was forced to become original.” - Haydn

Program:
Symphony #6 in G major, “Le Matin”
Concerto in F for violin and keyboard
Aria from Armida, “Se pietade”
Symphony #49 in F minor, "La Passione"


Tickets: $50 preferred, $40 regular ($30 seniors), $30 rear ($15 seniors). Students, $15 at the door only.
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Spring Concert
Bridge of Sighs: Baroque Love Songs

THREE PERFORMANCES, ALL AT 8 PM

Thursday, April 30, 2015
Friday, May 1, 2015
Saturday, May 2, 2015

St. Michael's Church, The Hall
Amsterdam Avenue at 100th Street, New York City

A Venetian legend says that lovers will be granted eternal love and bliss if they kiss on a gondola at sunset under the Bridge of Sighs.

Program:
Music from the Madrigals, Book 7
(Venice, 1619)
by Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643)

Artists:
Laura Heimes & Clara Rottsolk, sopranos
Barbara Hollinshead, mezzo-soprano
Ryland Angel, countertenor
Philip Anderson, Andrew Fuchs,
& James Kennerley, tenors
Peter Becker, bass-baritone
Motomi Igarashi, lirone
Christa Patton, harp
Daniel Swenberg, Grant Herreid,
& Charles Weaver, plucked strings
Gwendolyn Toth, harpsichord & director


Because of limited seating each evening in St. Michael's intimate Hall, all seats are one price.
Tickets: All seats $50 ($25 seniors). Students, $25 at the door only.
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Purchase tickets for all three programs (October 26, December 29, March 28):
Preferred subscription for $125
Regular subscription for $100 ($75 for seniors)
Rear subscription for $75 ($35 for seniors)

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THE ART OF THE EARLY KEYBOARD SERIES
The Art of the Early Keyboard Series is dedicated
to the memory of ARTEK founding director Elizabeth H. Guiher

Harpsichords of Germany
A special two day event celebrating harpsichords of the German baroque tradition

Music of Bach
Friday, March 13, 2015 at 8 PM
Immanuel Lutheran Church
122 East 88th Street at Lexington Avenue, New York City

Gwendolyn Toth, harpsichord, plays her new 1739 Gräbner instrument by John Phillips.

Tickets: $25 all seats ($15 seniors)
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Keyboard extravaganza for 2 to 4 harpsichords!
Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 8 PM
Immanuel Lutheran Church
122 East 88th Street at Lexington Avenue, New York City

Gwendolyn Toth, Dongsok Shin, Stephen Rapp, & Bradley Brookshire, harpsichords. Music by J. S. Bach, C. P. E. Bach, Johann Mattheson, Johann Ludwig Krebs, others.
With the ARTEK string ensemble.
Masterclasses, lectures, and workshops TBA on March 14.

Tickets: $25 all seats ($15 seniors)
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Purchase tickets for both evenings (Art of the Early Keyboard series, March 13 and March 14):

All seats $40 ($20 seniors)
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