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.

Going Dutch in Gainesville, Florida

On Sunday, January 26 at 4pm Miriam Zach, Annemieke Pronker-Coron, and John Netardus aka the Alachua Consort will perform a concert of renaissance and baroque music from the Netherlands at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church in Gainesville, Florida. The performance is free and open to the public. Join us!

Mediterranean Soundings Concert

Concert tomorrow, Sunday, November 10 at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church (southwest corner of NW 43rd Street and 23rd Avenue) in Gainesville at 4pm!

Music by Seikilos, Diego Ortiz, Pedro de Escobar, Vicenzo Galilei, Isabella Leonarda, Giovanni Gabrieli, and Tomaso Albinoni.

17th International Festival of Women Composers

Concert tomorrow, Sunday, May 19 at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church (southwest corner of NW 43rd Street and 23rd Avenue) in Gainesville at 4pm!

Music by Kassia, Isabella Leonarda, Raffaella Aleotti, Clara Faisst, Olga Pedrário, E. Chether, Mary Truly Earney, Elizabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre, Marie-Claire Alain, Nancy Telfer, and Susan Halbert. Very cool music, all by women…

This event is the last of this year’s 17th International Festival of Women Composers. For more information check out http://www.iwclib.org

French Baroque Chamber Music Concert

Announcing the third in a series of concerts with themes. This one will take place on Sunday, January 27 at 4pm at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, one of the premier acoustic environments in greater (and great) Gainesville, located between the coasts in North Central Florida. This concert will focus on French Baroque Chamber music, performed exclusively by your’s truly: the Alachua Consort. For more information go to http:www.alachuaconsort.com