2017-2018 NYC Concert Series

Join us for our 2017-2018 concert season. We will be celebrating the release of our new recording.

Dec 3rd
4:00 PM

CD RELEASE CONCERT: NOTHING PROVED – New works for viols, voice and electronics

CD cover collage by Colleen Cody, 2017

Meet composers and hear selections from Parthenia CD recordings, featuring our new release. Special guests include composers Kristin Norderval, Tawnie Olson, Frances White, Richard Einhorn, and baritone Malcolm Merriweather.

Picture Ray Studio
245 W. 18th St. in Manhattan

Mar 25th
2:00 PM (new start time!)

TOMB SONNETS: Voice and viols from across the centuries

Ryland Angel, photo by Karsten Moran

With guest Ryland Angel, tenor and countertenor, Parthenia presents the world premiere of Martin Kennedy’s “Tomb Sonnets,” along with song, fantasia and spoken word from Italy’s Renaissance, the age of the sonnet.

The Secret Theatre,
44-02 23rd Street,
Long Island City, Queens

May 6th
4:00 PM

PURCELL’S ROOTS: Jacobean fantasies for six viols

Henry Frederick Prince of Wales

Parthenia and guests Annalisa Pappano, treble viol, and Motomi Igarashi, bass viol, present masterpieces from the sublimely creative Private Music of James I and Charles I, works which point the way to Henry Purcell.

The Church of St. Luke in the Fields
487 Hudson Street, Manhattan