2013 - 2014 Season Events

From our Director
Welcome to ARTEK's 28th season of New York City concerts!
Glorious music from the late Renaissance to the classical period with outstanding international artists. Subscriptions to either the Main Events Series or the Art of the Early Keyboard Series also available, with a substantial discount on ticket prices.

This year, all seating is reserved. Preferred seats are the best seats available, in limited quantity. Regular seats are center section and balcony seats. Rear seats are the back of the church as well as partial view side seats.
All tickets available online through Gotham Early Music Scene (GEMS):
Call (212) 866-0468
Online at GEMS Box office


MAIN EVENTS SERIES

Fall Concert: Gerusalemme Liberata
Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 8 PM
Lecture by Dr. Barbara Hanning at 7 PM

St. Michael's Church
Amsterdam Avenue at 100th Street, New York City

Torquato Tasso’s epic poem Gerusalemme Liberata inspired Italian Renaissance and baroque madrigal composers for over 50 years, with its tales of love, war, and betrayal during the Crusades. ARTEK will present 16th-century madrigal settings by Giaches de Wert and Claudio Monteverdi, two of the great madrigal masters, together with 17th-century monody and additional madrigal settings by Rovetta, Mazzocchi, and others. Featuring the renowned ARTEK singers Laura Heimes, Barbara Hollinshead, Ryland Angel, Philip Anderson, and Peter Becker, together with members of ARTEK’s outstanding continuo band.

Tickets: $50 preferred, $40 regular ($30 seniors), $30 rear ($15 seniors). Students, $15 at the door only.
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Holiday Concert: More Mozartian Masterpieces Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 4 PM

Immanuel Lutheran Church
122 East 88th Street at Lexington Avenue, New York City

Back by popular demand: a holiday concert of more fabulous music by the beloved Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. This year, we present instrumental concertos, opera overtures, and opera arias from Così fan tutte, Abduction from the Seraglio, and more. Featuring ARTEK’s outstanding classical orchestra led by Cynthia Freivogel and opera soloists Sarah Chalfy, soprano; Eric Brenner, countertenor; Philip Anderson, tenor; and Peter Becker, bass-baritone.

Tickets: $50 preferred, $40 regular ($30 seniors), $30 rear ($15 seniors). Students, $15 at the door only.
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Spring Concert: Monteverdi to Mielczewski
Friday, March 28, 2014 at 8 PM
Lecture by Dr. Sara Ruhle Kyle at 7 PM

St. Ignatius of Antioch Church
552 West End Avenue at 87th Street, New York City

Another ARTEK program of large-scale sacred music of the 17th century, with masterpieces by Claudio Monteverdi, Tarquinio Merula, Johann Rosenmüller, and Marçin Mielczewski, the astonishingly excellent 17th-century Polish composer. Over 20 musicians will participate in this festive performance! Featured artists are Les Sacqueboutiers de Toulouse, the worldfamous French historical brass ensemble of cornetti and sacbuts. The ARTEK singers, strings led by Enrico Gatti, and continuo players will join them in full force for another evening of glorious 17th-century masterpieces directed by Gwendolyn Toth.

Tickets: $50 preferred, $40 regular ($30 seniors), $30 rear ($15 seniors). Students, $15 at the door only.
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Purchase tickets for all three programs (October 26, December 29, March 28):
Preferred subscription for $125
Regular subscription for $100 ($75 for seniors)
Rear subscription for $75 ($35 for seniors)

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THE ART OF THE EARLY KEYBOARD SERIES
The Art of the Early Keyboard Series is dedicated
to the memory of ARTEK founding director Elizabeth H. Guiher

Music of Beethoven
Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 8 PM
Immanuel Lutheran Church
122 East 88th Street at Lexington Avenue, New York City

An evening of songs and keyboard music by one of the greatest musical geniuses of all time, Ludwig van Beethoven. Nathaniel Watson, baritone, with Gwendolyn Toth on fortepiano.

Tickets: $25 all seats ($15 seniors)

Music of Bach
Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 8 PM
Immanuel Lutheran Church
122 East 88th Street at Lexington Avenue, New York City

Sublime music of Johann Sebastian Bach: Concerto for 2 harpsichords in C minor; Concerto for violin in A minor; Cantata 209, Non sa che sia dolore; Cantata 211, Coffee Cantata. With Laura Heimes, soprano; Peter Becker, bassbaritone; Cynthia Freivogel, violin; Immanuel Davis, flute; Dongsok Shin and Gwendolyn Toth, harpsichords; and members of the ARTEK orchestra.

Tickets: $25 all seats ($15 seniors)
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Purchase tickets for both evenings (November 14 and February 20):

All seats $40 ($20 seniors)
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