Friday , April 19 2024

Early Music

Concert Review: Experiential Orchestra, Artefact Ensemble – Arvo Pärt ‘Passio,’ A Concert for Peace and Healing

Cathedral of Saint John the Divine (photo credit: Stefan Bunbury)

The Cathedral of St. John the Divine hosted the Experiential Orchestra and Artefact Ensemble in Orthodox chants and a passion setting by Arvo Pärt.

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Cathedral of St. John the Divine to host Arvo Pärt’s ‘Passio,’ Orthodox Chants, January 26 and 27

Experiential Orchestra and Artefact Ensemble

Audience members can sit on yoga mats (or chairs) to hear 'Passio' by Arvo Pärt, preceded by Orthodox chants, at the world's largest Gothic cathedral.

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Concert Review (NYC): The Sebastians with the Yale Voxtet – ‘Voices of Versailles’

The Sebastians and the Yale Voxtet

I wish more people knew how fun Baroque music can be. The instrumental ensemble The Sebastians and the superb singers of the Yale Voxtet joined forces to prove it.

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Music Review: Ensemble Correspondances – ‘Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Messe de Minuit’ (Christmas Music from 1694)

Ensemble Correspondances

This recording of the Midnight Mass and other Christmas music by the French baroque master definitely brings some joy to the world, no matter what holidays you may celebrate.

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