Amherst Early Music Festival Concerts 2018

All concerts at 7:30 in Evans Hall, unless noted. Join us for pre-concert madrigals in the courtyard and post-concert receptions. All concerts are free for Festival participants. Order your tickets online here!


Tuesday, July 10
14th-Century Avant-Garde - Les Delices with Blue Heron


 
 
 
Thursday, July 12
Amherst Baroque Soloists Dazzling Frenc Baroque music, with Aaron Sheehan voice, Jason McStoots voice, Julie Andrijeski violin, Paolo Pandolfo viol, Sarah Cunningham viol, Jaap ter Linden cello, Heather Miller Lardin double bass, Xavier Diaz Latorre lute, Saskia Coolen recorder, Na'ama Lion flute, Debra Nagy oboe, Wouter Verschuren bassoon.
 
 

Friday, July 13 at 8:00 p.m.
Fully-Staged Baroque Semi-Opera: Lully's Cadmus et Hermione
Drew Minter, stage director; Adam Pearl, music director; Dorothy Olsson and Kaspar D. Mainz, dance directors; Ronnie Snader, costumes; and Lawrence Rosenwald, texts.

July 14-15
Music & Instrument Exhibition
(in Crozier-Williams Student Center, free)
Instrument makers and dealers, music publishers, and organizations. Saturday and Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
 
Saturday, July 14 
Student Concerts (in Crozier-Williams and Evans Hall, free)
10:00 a.m. Large group concert
11:15 a.m. The Choral Workshop, directed by Kent Tritle(Harkness Chapel)
1:00 p.m. Baroque Academy (Crozier)
2:30 p.m. Central Programy (Crozier)
4:30 p.m. Baroque Academy Vocal Soloists perform staged French Cantatas (Evans Hall)

Saturday, July 14 
A Tapestry of Early Music A festive evening with many top international musicians. Virtuosic Baroque solos, gorgeous Renaissance consorts of viols, recorders, and loud instruments, Medieval polyphony.

Monday, July 16
Flanders Recorder Quartet

 

 

 

 

Thursday, July 19
Ben Bagby "The Wanderer"

 

 

 

Friday, July 20
Hapsburg Choirbooks - Lambert de Sayve Mass - Wim Becu

Saturday, July 21
Student Concerts

10:00 a.m. Large group concert
11:00 a.m. Musicians of the New London Assembly
1:00 p.m. Roman de Fauvel project
2:30 p.m. Central Program (Crozier)
4:30 p.m. Ensemble Singing Intensive (Crozier)

 

Saturday, July 21
A Second Tapestry of Early Music A festive evening with many top international musicians. Virtuosic Baroque solos, gorgeous Renaissance consorts of viols, recorders, and loud instruments, Medieval polyphony.