Long Island Early Music Festival

2018 — Second Annual Season

Christopher Morrongiello, Artistic Director

Larry Tremsky, Managing Director

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ALBA Consort

Renaissance Reborn

Sunday, April 15th at 4:00pm

Experience the hauntingly beautiful melodies and dynamic rhythms of early Mediterranean music as performed on traditional and historical instruments by the ALBA Consort: Margo Gezairlian Grib, soprano, vielle; Christopher Morrongiello, lute, guitarra espanola, Carlo Valte, oud; and Rex Benincasa, historical percussion, tenor, and hurdy-gurdy.

This program will also include modern compositions written for the ALBA Consort by Long Island composer Leonard Lehrman.

Suggested Donations: $20 general seating; $10 seniors, students & children admitted free

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Hofstra Collegium Musicum

Love is Your Master

Wednesday, April 25th at 7:30pm

The Hofstra Collegium Musicum, directed by Dr. Christopher Morrongiello, is an organization of students, alumni, and community members dedicated to the performance of repertoire from the heritage of early music.

This concert features Renaissance & Early Baroque songs, madrigals, & instrumental music on the power of love by John Dowland, John Danyel, Claudin de Sermisy, Jacques Arcadelt, Thomas Campion, Michael Cavendish, & Claudio Monteverdi.

Tickets: $10; students under 18, free with ID

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Emily Eagen, John Mark Rozendaal, Jason Priset

Ayres from an English Afternoon: Songs for Lute, Voice, & Viol

Friday, April 27th at 7:30pm

Emily Eagen (soprano), Jason Priset (lute and guitar), and John Mark Rozendaal (viol) bring a concert of gems from Elizabethan and Jacobean England, as well as an offering of 17th-century solo songs. Works by John Dowland, Thomas Campion, Thomas Morley, John Coprario, and José Marin will be included. Also, in keeping with the improvisatory spirit of the Baroque era, a few surprises from the 20th-century jazz catalog will be offered as well!

Suggested Donations: $20 general seating; $10 seniors, students & children admitted free

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Matthew Koraus

The Harpsichord's Voice

Sunday, April 29th at 4:00pm

A recital featuring a variety of delightful, virtuoso works for harpsichord by J.S. Bach, Girolamo Frescobaldi, Jean-Philippe Rameau, and Domenico Scarlatti, as well as a completely improvised suite of French dance movements, employing a theme of the audience's choosing.

Suggested Donations: $20 general seating; $10 seniors, students & children admitted free