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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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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Presbyterian Heritage Sunday Concert

On Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 4:00pm the Alachua Consort, John Netardus (oboe), Annemieke Pronker-Coron (violin), and Miriam Zach on the Johnson & Son pipe organ, will present a concert in honor of Presbyterian Heritage Sunday at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1521 NW 34th Street, Gainesville, Florida.

The ensemble will perform music from England, Scotland, Switzerland, and the New England School in the United States, including music by Claude Goudimel, John Stanley, John Alcock, James Oswald, Marguerite Roesgen- Champion, Amy Beach, Edward MacDowell, and Arthur Foote.

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

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.

River Echoes on the Elbe Concert

The Alachua Consort, John Netardus – oboe, Annemieke Pronker-Coron – violin, and Miriam Zach – organ, will present the third concert River Echoes on the Elbe in their Early Music Series 2014-2015 on Sunday, January 25th at 4:00 pm at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, 4315 NW 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, Florida. The ensemble will perform Early music through the Baroque era in the area surrounding the Elbe River including works by Anna Amalia, Michael Praetorius, Samuel Scheidt, Jan Zach and Jan Dismas Zelenka. Admission is free; donations are welcome to St. Michael’s Episcopal Church.

River Echoes on the Rhine Concert

Concert coming up on November 16. We’ll be playing at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church in Gainesville Early Music through the Baroque era in the area surrounding the Rhine River, including works by Hildegard von Bingen, Ludwig Senfl, Unico Willem van Wassenaar, Jacob van Eyck, Pieter Hellendaal and Christoph Graupner. Admission is free; donations are welcome to St. Michael’s Episcopal Church.
The series will continue with River Echoes on the Elbe on January 25, 2015.

River Echoes on the Danube Concert

An update on future concerts of the Alachua Consort:

‘River Echoes’

The Alachua Consort Early/Baroque Chamber Music Series 2014-2015, hosted by St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, 4315 NW 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, FL

There will be three concerts, each beginning at 4:00pm.
2014: Sunday, September 21
Sunday, November 16
2015: Sunday, January 25
The Alachua Consort, John Netardus – oboe, Annemieke Pronker-Coron – violin, and Miriam Zach – organ, will explore Early/Baroque music, traveling on some of the major rivers of the world. The first concert on September 21 will concentrate on Early/Baroque music – River Echoes on the Danube. Admission is free; donations are welcome to St. Michael’s Episcopal Church.

Written in Britain Concert

On Sunday, March 30, 4:00 pm the Alachua Consort, John Netardus – oboe, Annemieke Pronker-Coron – violin, and Miriam Zach – organ, will present the third concert “Written in Britain” in their Early Music Series 2013-2014 at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, 4315 NW 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, Florida. The ensemble will perform music from the Renaissance and Baroque eras in England, including works by Thomas Morley, Henry Purcell, Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn, Thomas Tallis and Johann Christoph Pepusch. Admission is free; donations are welcome to St. Michael’s Episcopal Church.