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Viola da Gamba Concert Calendar for Greater New York City
Winter/ Spring 2023

Wednesday, January 25 at 8:00 pm
An evening with A Golden Wire: Sweeter than Others

Zürcher Gallery
33 Bleecker Street, Manhattan
Arnie Tanimoto ~ viola da gamba, Parker Ramsay ~ harps. The evening’s program will feature A Golden Wire's favorite musical curiosities: instrumental renditions of sacred repertoire by Tudor composers Thomas Tallis, William Byrd and Robert Parsons; music by Christian Herwich and Daniel Norcombe, and the famed music of Sainte-Colombe and Marin Marais.
$25 at the door (cash/venmo accepted)

Thursday, February 16 at 7:00 pm
ARTEK: Music from the Habsburg Court

St. Ignatius of Antioch Episcopal Church
552 West End Ave
​New York, NY 10024
ARTEK presents a chamber music concert of music from court musicians of the Habsburg emperor Charles VI. The program includes excerpts from the opera Orfeo by Johann Joseph Fux, arias by Francesco Bartolomeo Conti and Antonio Caldara, and chamber music by Fux, featuring soprano Christina Kay and countertenor David Dickey, with David Ross, baroque flute;
Arnie Tanimoto, viola da gamba; Daniel Swenberg, lute; Gwendolyn Toth, harpsichord & chalumeau.
Tickets: $15, $25, $50.

Thursday, March 23, 2023 at 7:30 pm 
Abendmusik: Living Dangerously! Strings on Fire in 17th Century Italy
The Church of St. Luke in the Fields
487 Hudson Street, NYC
Whether on the run from the law or a jealous husband, revolutionizing musical style or instrumental technique, composers in 17th century Italy lived on the edge and composed with heart on sleeve. The musicians of Abendmusik go out on a limb and relish the highs and lows of Rosenmüller, Uccellini, Castello, Bertali, Strozzi, Stradella, and more.
Tickets: $25 Regular Admission; $10 Students and Seniors  

Sunday, April 2, 2023, 4 pm
Parthenia: It is Time to Die
Corpus Christi Catholic Church
529 W. 121st Street
Fantasies and madrigals for six viols and six voices by Jacobean master of music Giovanni Coprario, with guest viol players Brent Wissick and Daavid Morris.
General Admission $10-40.

Saturday, May 6, 2023, 8:00 pm
Parthenia: Farallon Recorder Quartet
The Church of Saint Luke in the Fields
487 Hudson St, Manhattan
Parthenia welcomes the Farallon Recorder Quartet in a concert of music for viols and recorders both old and new, with guests with Letitia Berlin, Frances Blaker, Miyo Aoki and Vicki Boeckman.
General Admission $10-40.

























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