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House of Time: Music for the Sun King

Providence, RI EST
At Versailles, music was an important part of daily life at court. Whether in the Chapel, for masked balls at the Hall of Mirrors, or intimate chamber concerts in the private apartments of the King or Queen, music reflected … read more

Bürger Quartet: A Viennese Salon

Providence, RI EST
The Bürgers, as defined by Johann Pezzl, were the independent merchants and craftsmen occupying the social space between nobles and servants. These middle-class households of Enlightenment era Vienna provided a new mode of m… read more
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Past Events

Museum Concerts of RI '22-'23 Season Tickets

Museum Concerts of RI '22-'23 Season Tickets

Providence, RI
Admission to the following 5 concerts for the cost of 4 individual tickets or any 4 concerts for the cost of 3: Providence Baroque Orchestra & Schola Cantorum, Bach Missa Brevis in A - 9/18/22 3:30 PM - St. Martin's Church  Chatham Baroque, "Stylus Phantasticus" - Music of Castello, Fontana, Bibe…
Thu, Sep 8 2022 3:30 PM Thu, Sep 15 2022 5:30 PM

Les Canards Chantant: The Song of Solomon

Les Canards Chantant: The Song of Solomon

Providence, RI
Few texts in history blur the lines between earthly and spiritual as compellingly as the Song of Songs, or Song of Solomon. These sensuous biblical poems, which can be read both as a celebration of romantic love and as an allegory of the love between God and the Church, were set to music countless …
Sunday, November 13 2022 3:30 PM 5:00 PM

Museum Concerts Presents - A German Christmas: 16th and 17th Century music for brass, organ, soprano and recorders.

Museum Concerts Presents - A German Christmas: 16th and 17th Century music for brass, organ, soprano and recorders.

Providence, RI
A German Christmas  - Music of Scheidt, Shutz, Senfl & Praetorious - Michael Holmes Director Considered one of the premiere ensembles of its kind in North America, the Washington Cornett and Sackbutt Ensemble (WCSE), directed by Michael Holmes, consists of historic brass instrument specialists bas…
Sunday, December 12 2021 3:30 PM 5:00 PM

Bach's St. John Passion Presented by Museum Concerts of Rhode Island

Bach's St. John Passion Presented by Museum Concerts of Rhode Island

Providence, RI
Bach: Saint John Passion Featuring the Schola Cantorum  of Boston & Providence Baroque Orchestra, Daniel Lee leader Evangelist: Andrew Brown, Jesus: Stephan Griffin  This program is sponsored by Museum Concerts, with special thanks to the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts and the CHARG Covi…
Saturday, March 12 2022 3:30 PM 5:30 PM

Bach - The Art of Fugue BWV 1080 - Benefit Concert

Bach - The Art of Fugue BWV 1080 - Benefit Concert

Providence, RI
Museum Concerts of RI presents Paul Cienniwa and Michael Bahmann in this virtuosic performance of Bach's Art of Fugue.  This two harpsichord performance showcases Bach's brilliant variation of one theme throughout the work's 20 fugue cycle.  The concert will be performed in the loft of the carriag…
Saturday, November 26 2022 3:00 PM 5:00 PM

Chatham Baroque: Stylus Fantasticus

Chatham Baroque: Stylus Fantasticus

Providence, RI
The Jesuit author, scientist and inventor, a true baroque polymath, Athanasius Kircher describes the stylus fantasticus in his book, Musurgia Universalis (1650): “The fantastic style is especially suited to instruments. It is the most free and unrestrained method of composing, it is bound to nothin…
Sunday, October 23 2022 3:30 PM 5:00 PM

Museum Concerts of RI Presents: Alkimie - "Verdant Medicine:Hildegard’s Resonant Apothecary"

Museum Concerts of RI Presents: Alkimie - "Verdant Medicine:Hildegard’s Resonant Apothecary"

Providence, RI
Alkemie performs Music of Hildegard von Bingen & Shira Kammen Mystic, medic, and musician, Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179) expanded both Christian theology and the medieval concept of the body’s humors to connect the viriditas (living greenness) of plants and the metaphorical growth of spirituali…
Sunday, May 1 2022 3:30 PM 5:00 PM

Providence Baroque Orchestra & Schola Cantorum of Boston

Providence Baroque Orchestra & Schola Cantorum of Boston

Providence, RI
Even in staunchly Lutheran Leipzig, Bach was allowed to perform Latin Masses on the three main Feast Days of the year – Christmas, Easter and Pentecost. In the 1730s Bach considered and rewrote selected church Cantata movements and created four Missa Brevisconsisting of only Kyrie and Gloria. For e…
Sunday, September 18 2022 3:30 PM 5:00 PM

Trio Maresienne - Return of the King

Trio Maresienne - Return of the King

Providence, RI
Music of the English Restoration composed by Purcell, Finger, Locke, Simpson, Young and Jenkins.  Performers - Lisa Brooke, violin, Carol Lewis, Gamba, Chris Hendricksen, Theorbo.  "Wonderfully vivid, beautifully florid" - The Boston Herald "Unusually intelligent and senstivie playing" - The Bost…
Sunday, April 3 2022 3:30 PM 5:00 PM
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