Long Island Early Music Festival

2019: Third Annual Season

Christopher Morrongiello, Artistic Director

Larry Tremsky, Managing Director

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Now What is Love?

Sunday, March 31, 4pm

Katrina Montagna, soprano; Matthew Koraus, tenor; Christopher Morrongiello, Renaissance lute

The Third Annual Long Island Early Music Festival premieres with this concert featuring songs about amorous love from the Elizabethan period. This concert features songs from both male and female points of view on love by the period's most insightful, eloquent songwriters: Thomas Campion, Thomas Morley, Philip Rosseter, John Bartlet, Alfonso Ferrabosco, George Handford, and John Dowland.

Tickets are available now via Realm, our online church community. (For more info on Realm, visit https://www.incarnationgc.org/realm)

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Hofstra Collegium Musicum: Dive Thoughts, Down to My Soul

Wednesday, May 1, 7:30pm

The Hofstra Collegium Musicum, directed by Dr. Christopher Morrongiello, is an organization of students, alumni, and community members devoted to the study and performance of early music. This concert features Renaissance and early Baroque songs that talk about, and address directly, one's inner thoughts. Works by Pierre Sandrin, John Dowland, Michael Cavendish, Thomas Campion, and Claudio Monteverdi.

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

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Lyracle: Voice and Viol

Sunday, May 12, 4pm

Experience the sonic landscape of voice and viola da gamba: the rich bass of the cello, the colorful harmonies of the lute, and the warmth of the mezzo-soprano voice. This program features the "greatest hits" of Italian and English songs of love, despair, and wit. Tickets available at the door or on Realm

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Musical Splendors of Rome

Sunday, June 2, 4pm

Alexandra Calabro, Baroque violin; Ben Katz, harpsichord; Christopher Morrongiello, archlute, chitarrone, and Baroque guitar.

A program of instrumental masterpieces by composers who worked and resided in Rome during the Baroque era: Arcangelo Corelli, Girolamo Frescobaldi, Alessandro Scarlatti, and George Frederic Handel. The music will be played on period instruments at the low pitch commonly used in Rome's vibrant musical world during this time.

Tickets are available now via Realm, our online church community. (To learn more about Realm, visit www.incarnationgc.org/realm.)