We have an exciting season of music planned. Please check back regularly for updates and additional concerts.
Songs and instrumental pieces from the Elizabethan period to the Restoration
Parthenia Viol Consort, Daniel Moody, countertenor
with Motomi Igarashi, viol and Charles Weaver, lute
Host: Bliss Michelson
Join Parthenia and guests for a webcast of our most recent live performance, curated by WRTI program host and producer Bliss Michelson.
Watch with us on Oct. 1, and join the conversation after the show!
Program will be archived through Oct. 11.
This program was recorded live February 7, 2020, at The Church of Saint Luke in the Fields in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village.
Early English Christmas Music
Parthenia Viol Consort, Julianne Baird, soprano
Join Parthenia and guest Julianne Baird for a webcast of our beloved holiday program, from a performance on the 2012 Twelfth Night Festival at Trinity Wall Street.
Watch with us on Dec. 3, and join the artists in conversation after the show, hosted by Amherst Early Music Festival Executive Director, Marilyn Boenau!
This program will be archived through Dec. 13.
This program was recorded live December 27, 2012, at Trinity Church in Manhattan.
Parthenia’s planned webcast of ‘A Reliquary for William Blake” with countertenor Daniel Moody, scheduled for Thursday, Feb 25th, 2021 at 7:30pm ET, has been postponed to a future concert season when we can be with you in person.
In the meantime, we warmly invite you to join us for a free online event exploring related William Blake material, co-presented with the Morgan Library & Museum.
A Choreographic Work for Viol Quartet and Baroque Harp
by Eleonor Sandresky
Parthenia Viol Consort, Eleonor Sandresky, composer, Christa Patton, harp
with Paul Hecht, actor, and Melissa Sanchez, Professor of English at U. Penn.
Parthenia and guests discuss the conception, composition and performance of Sandresky’s 2014 work, John Donne Songs Without Words, commissioned by Parthenia with a grant from the New York State Council on the Arts. We will explore our love of Donne’s poetry, the guiding aesthetic for this work, and talk about learning to use body movements while playing our instruments, and show videos of the 2015 premier.
Watch with us on May 13, and join in the conversation! This program will be archived through May 23.