Alachua Consort Concert at Westminster Presbyterian Church

The Alachua Consort got together again this May to perform an ecletic program of pieces at the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Gainesville, Florida. Annemieke Pronker-Coron (violin), John Netardus (oboe), and Miriam Zach (organ) performed pieces by Giovanni Paolo Cima, Carl Rosier, Georg Friedrich Händel, Johann Christoph Pepusch, Cécile Chaminade, Richard Rodney Bennett, Domenico Cimarosa, and Antoine Dornel.

The concert was supported by Michael Lynch and Samuel B. Trickey.

A Video of the concert is available on our YouTube channel…or below in the view frame…

Thomas Center Concert “Old Music for a New Year”

The Alachua Consort will give the Old Music for a New Year concert at the historic Thomas Center located at 302 Northeast 6th Avenue in Gainesville on January 4 at 7:30pm. The event is free and open to the public. Doors open at 7:00pm. Ample parking, beautiful environment, fabulous music by Frescobaldi, Assandra, Pachelbel, Heinichen, CPE Bach, Fiala, Beach, MacDowell, and Foote…

Concert for Nature

The Alachua Consort will present a Concert for Nature at the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Gainesville, Florida on Sunday, May 22 at 4pm.

The ensemble will perform music from the Baroque era through the present, including compositions by Mark O’Connor, Jacob van Eyck, Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, Jean Baptiste Lully, and Benedetto Marcello.

Admission is free; donations are welcome to Westminster Presbyterian Church.

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Early Music Concert in January

Concert coming up on Sunday, January 24, 2016, at 4:00 pm at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church in Gainesville, Florida.
The Alachua Consort, John Netardus (oboe), Annemieke Pronker-Coron (violin), and Miriam Zach (organ) will present the third concert “At the Height” in their Early Music Series 2015-2016 at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, 4315 NW 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, Florida at 4:00pm.
The ensemble will perform Early and Baroque music focusing on the theme of mountains. Included are compositions by François Couperin, Carolus Hacquart, Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre, Antonio Montanari, Christoph Schaffrath, Johann Stadlmayr, and Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel.
Admission is free; donations are welcome to St. Michael’s Episcopal Church.

Concert As Part of Early Music Series “In Nature”

On Sunday, November 15, 2015, 4:00 pm, the Alachua Consort, John Netardus – oboe, Annemieke Pronker-Coron – violin, and Miriam Zach – organ, will present the second concert “On the Wing” in their Early Music Series 2015-2016 at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, 4315 NW 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, Florida. The ensemble will perform Renaissance and Baroque music focusing on the theme of birds. Included are compositions by Caterina Assandra, William Byrd, Louis- Claude Daquin, Jacob van Eyck, Orlando Gibbons, Jean-Baptiste Lully, Johann Hermann Schein, Johann Christoph Vogel, and John Weldon. Admission is free; donations are welcome to St. Michael’s Episcopal Church. The Alachua Consort In Nature 2015-2016 series continues at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church with“At the Height”on January 24, 2016 at 4:00pm.

First Event of New 2015-2016 Concert Series

On Sunday, September 20, 2015, 4:00 pm, the Alachua Consort, John Netardus – oboe, Annemieke Pronker-Coron – violin, and Miriam Zach – organ, will present the first concert “In the Wood” in their Early Music Series 2015-2016 at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, 4315 NW 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, Florida. The ensemble will perform Baroque music including works from France, Denmark, Germany, and Sweden by Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, Dietrich Buxtehude, Johann Friedrich Fasch, Mogens Pederson, and Johan Helmich Roman. Admission is free; donations are welcome to St. Michael’s Episcopal Church.

The Alachua Consort In Nature 2015-2016 series continues at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church with “On the Wing” on November 15, 2015 at 4:00pm, and “At the Height” on January 24, 2016 at 4:00pm.

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Easter Concert

The Alachua Consort will play the following music on Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015 at 10:30am for the church service at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church in Gainesville at 4315 NW 23 Ave (southwest corner of NW 16th Avenue and NW 43rd Street).
Music to be performed:
Prelude  Jubilate Deo – Caterina Assandra (c. 1590-after 1618)
Gloria from Beatus Vir  – Isabella Leonarda (1620-1704)
Dominus vobiscum – Urmas Sisask (b. 1960)
Postlude  “Allegro assai” from Triosonate a-moll – Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788)
Other music by the St. Michael’s Singers  (Clare Stokes, Rebecca Robertson, Sue Camp, Susan Stannard, Sarah Boyett, Phil Camp, Joe White,
Susan Halbert, viola, Nina Kaharl, viola da gamba) under the direction of Dr. Miriam Zach, Director of Music, accompanied by The Alachua Consort: John Netardus, oboe, Annemieke Pronker-Coron, violin, Miriam Zach, organ.

Concert for International Festival of Women Composers

The Alachua Consort just performed several pieces for the 19th International Festival of Women Composers at the Baughman Center on Lake Alice in Gainesville, Florida. The concert, which took place on Tuesday, March 17 at 7:30pm, featured performances by Anna Amalia, Princess of Prussia; Anna Amalia, Duchess of Saxe-Weimar; Wilhelmine von Bayreuth; Anna Bon di Venezia; Elizabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre; Camilla de Rossi; Barbara Strozzi. Madame de Genlis was present (Sylvie Blum) and read two of her poems, and Frederick the Great was seen as well—in full regalia—introducing the event.