Jan Garbarek and Hilliard Ensemble (CD Review)

Remember Me, My Dear Jan Garbarek and the Hilliard Ensemble ECM New Series 2625 The Hilliard Ensemble disbanded five years ago. Happily, they made a few recordings for ECM that have allowed listeners to continue to enjoy new music from them. Remember Me, My Dear was recorded on their last tour in 2014 at theContinue reading “Jan Garbarek and Hilliard Ensemble (CD Review)”

Tallis Scholars Premiere Nico Muhly in Midtown

Tallis Scholars: A Renaissance Christmas Miller Theatre Early Music Series Church of St. Mary the Virgin December 1, 2018 Published on Sequenza 21 By Christian Carey NEW YORK – The Tallis Scholars, directed by Peter Phillips, made their annual appearance in New York as part of Miller Theatre’s Early Music series at the Church ofContinue reading “Tallis Scholars Premiere Nico Muhly in Midtown”

New York Polyphony at St. Mary’s

New York Polyphony sings works by Ivan Moody and Giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina Miller Theatre’s Early Music series at Church of St. Mary the Virgin Saturday, January 21, 2017 Sequenza 21 by Christian Carey NEW YORK – As part of Miller Theatre’s Early Music series, the male vocal quartet New York Polyphony (Geoffrey Williams, countertenor;Continue reading “New York Polyphony at St. Mary’s”

Blue Heron at Corpus Christi Church (Concert Review)

Blue Heron at Corpus Christi Church Sequenza 21 By Christian Carey   NEW YORK – On December 18th, Boston-based early music ensemble Blue Heron appeared at Corpus Christi Church as part of Music Before 1800’s series there. Their program, titled “Christmas at the Courts of 15th century France and Burgundy,” featured polyphony and plainchant thatContinue reading “Blue Heron at Corpus Christi Church (Concert Review)”