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Early Music Concert Series

Early Music at Saint George's

Saint George's is known for its fine acoustics and as a perfect place for the performing and hearing of early music. These concerts feature top professionals in the early music field, engaging programming, and much virtuosity. We welcome you to join us for these musical feasts. Keep checking back as new information is added regularly. For additional information or questions, please contact our Minister of Music, Dr. Ben Keseley

See a complete listing and details of our concerts and offerings at www.saintgeorgesmusic.org

 


4 ​December 2016 @ 3pm
​ROSE ENSEMBLE


A Rose in Winter: The Miracle of New Life in the Dark of Night
A program of gorgeous Medieval and Renaissance choral music for the Christmas season, inspired by the rose, an ancient symbol of the Virgin Mary and the Christ child.  

Since its founding 20 years ago, The Rose Ensemble, based in St. Paul, Minnesota, has achieved an international reputation for uniting virtuosic vocal artistry with scholarly research to create compelling programs of rarely heard repertoire with fresh perspectives on history, culture, politics and spirituality from around the globe. 

NEW LOCATION: Due to renovations at St. George's, this concert will be held at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 4900 Connecticut AVE, DC.
Tickets available through
Capitol Early Music

Co-sponsored by Saint George's Music and Capitol Early Music

3 February 2017 @   8:00 pm KLEINE KAMMERMUSIK

    Tides and Treaties: 
Music of the 1720s


In the 1720s the rulers of Europe settled their entrenched rivalry with treaties of peace and reconciliation. We have chosen a program that celebrates the changing tides of European culture with music of astounding beauty and virtuosity.

Tickets available through 
Capitol Early Music

An event of Capitol Early Music
 31 March 2017 @  8:00 pm
PAIGE WHITLEY-BAUGESS


       Characters of the Dance: A Baroque Dance Performance

Renowned baroque dancer Paige Whitley-Bauguess performs characters from 17thand early 18th century dances in costume.  With instrumentalists Heloise Degrugillier, recorder; Mary Findley, violin, Douglas Poplin, cello; and Patrick Merrill, harpsichord.

This lively program includes dances such as allemandes, courantes, minuets, gavottes, sarabandes, gigues and chaconnes - the principal inspiration for secular instrumental music all around Europe for several centuries. 

Tickets available through 
Capitol Early Music

An event of Capitol Early Music