Concert at Saint George's
Saint George's is known for its fine acoustics and as a perfect place for the performing and hearing of music, especially Early Music. These concerts feature top professionals in the music field, engaging programming, and much virtuosity. We welcome you to join us for these musical feasts in a beautiful space.
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Drawing from the “hit parade” of tunes popular in the early days of Petrucci’s printing press in Venice, Ensemble Gentil Galant performs Franco-Flemish polyphony by Josquin des Prez, Heinrich Isaac, Jacob Obrecht, Alexander Agricola, Johannes Ockeghem, and their contemporaries.
Baroque chamber music is very much a conversation among the performers and between the performers and the audience. The Medici Ensemble invites you into the conversation as it explores the virtuoso solo and chamber repertoire of the period, including works from France, Germany and Scotland.
Capitol Early Music (CEM) is a project of avid amateur recorder players in the Washington DC area who seek to contribute to the vibrant early music life in our community . We believe that we enha_nce our appreciation of early music and improve our own performance by listening to, and studying with, top flight performers. On the assumption that others share this perspective, we are working to organize concerts and workshops to delight and educate musicians and music lovers.
The 9th Street Quartet is an actively performing ensemble and the Quartet-in-Residence of Crescendo, the youth chamber music program of Arlington Philharmonic. We are happy to have the 9th Street Quartet as Ensemble in Residence at Saint George’s Church, as well.
In addition to the concerts presented by Capitol Early Music, past concerts and recitals have included the Jesus College Choir of University of Cambridge, UK; The Ealing Abbey Choir, Olas Petris Vocalis (Sweden), The Rose Ensemble, The RSCM Washington DC Course choir, Harmonious Blacksmith, The Vivaldi Project, Ensemble Gaudior, Les Inegalés, among others.
Capitol Early Music presents renowned baroque dancer Caroline Copeland performs 17th and 18th century French dances in costume. With instrumentalists Alison Melville, recorder and traverso; Mary Findley, violin; Douglas Poplin, cello and viola da gamba; and Patrick Merrill, harpsichord.
Join us to celebrate the season with this extended prelude to our 10pm Festival Eucharist for Christmas Eve. The Saint George’s Choir and Orchestra offers Bach’s popular Cantata 140, Wachet auf ruft uns die Stimme (Wake awake, for night is flying). Come early to enjoy this wonderful work as we celebrate the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ.
A Concert with Harpsichordist Elizabeth Wright
A Celebration of French and Italian Styles. Music by Leclair, Barrière, Rebel, Couperin, Corelli, Bononcini, Caldara, and Vivaldi
TICKETS AT THE DOOR: $20/$10 STUDENTS
Kleine Kammermusik in concert: Dialogue of the Graces,an evening of Couperin, Dornel and Hotteterre by the unique baroque ensemble featuring paired woodwinds and continuo. Sponsored by Capitol Early Music
The Rose Ensemble in concert: Land of Three Faiths: Voices of Ancient Mediterranean Jews, Christians and Muslims, vocal and instrumental music of the Hispano-Arab Middle Ages
Recorders of Tempesta di Mare perform J. S. Bach’s Art of the Fugue. with Gwyn Roberts, Rainer Beckman, Héloïse Degrugillier, Priscilla Herreid.
Parthenia in concert: “Music with Her Silver Sound: Viol Consorts in the Age of Shakespeare.” An exploration of the musical life of courtier and merchant in Shakespeare’s world, with gambists Lawrence Lipnik, Rosamond Morley, Lisa Terry, and guest artist, Mary Springfels.