Concert Schedule

2019 Season

Thursday, January 24, 2019 1:15pm

Midtown Concert Series

ALBA CONSORT: Renaissance Reborn

Chapel of St. Bartholomew’s Church,

325 Park Avenue at East 50thStreet, New York, NY

Free and open to the public

With special guest Daniel Swenberg- Lute

Sunday, February 24, 2019 @4:00 pm Planting Fields Arboretum

Details to follow

2018 Season

Sunday, October 14, 2018 @4pm

ALBA Consort and Friends: From the Ancient to the Modern

Early Music of the Mediterranean

And the premiere of “The Last Word” by poet Alex Skovron and composer Leonard Lehrman

Trinity Episcopal Church

1579 Northern Blvd # A, Roslyn, NY 11576

Tickets at the door: $20

$10 Students with ID, Seniors, Parishioners

Reservations: (516) 621-7925 or info@albaconsort.com

Margo Andrea Mezzo-Soprano, Vielle, Violin Carlo Valte Oud

Rex Benincasa Percussion, Hurdy Gurdy, Psaltery, Voice

and friends Omri Kochavi Guitar, Helene Williams soprano,

Leonard Lehrman piano, and Pastor Jack Whritenour, organ

July 8-16

ALBA is pleased to again partake in a residency at

AVALOCH FARM MUSIC INSTITUTE

Boscowen, New Hampshire

Thursday, January 18, 2018 1:15pm

Midtown Concert Series

ALBA CONSORT: Treasure Laden

Chapel of St. Bartholomew’s Church,

325 Park Avenue at East 50thStreet, New York, NY

Free and open to the public

Saturday, February 3rd @7:30pm &

Sunday, February 4th @3pm

LONG ISLAND BAROQUE ENSEMBLE Presents

ALBA Consort~The Renaissance Reborn

Music of the Era including New Work by Leonard Lehrman

Saturday, February 3, 2018 @7:30pm Saint Andrew's Lutheran Church:30 Brooksite Dr, Smithtown, NY 111787

www.libaroque.org

ALBA CONSORT - The Renaissance Reborn

French, Spanish, Italian, Sephardic and Arabic Renaissance Music

with Compositions by Leonard Lehrman for ALBA's unique instrumentation.

February 25, 2018 @2pm

East Meadow Public Library

1886 Front St.

East Meadow New York, 11554

Sunday, April 15 @4pm

2nd Annual Long Island Early Music Festival

Cathedral of the Incarnation

36 Cathedral Drive, Garden City NY 1530

$20 suggested donation

Saturday April 21 @2pm

Flushing Library

41-17 Main Street

Flushing, NY 11355

Free and open to the public

2017 Season

This season, the New York Philharmonic, in celebration of its 175th Anniversary, has invited ALBA Consort to participate in its “New World Initiative” and explore interpretations of Antonin Dvorak’s Symphony no. 9, “From the New World”. In “Treasure Laden”, ALBA Consort weaves iconic themes from the New World Symphonywith early Sephardic, Iberian, French, Italian, Cypriot, Armenian, and North African music - bridging the Ancient and Brave New World.

http://www.newworldinitiative.com/alba-consort/

June 19-29, 2017: Avaloch Farm Music Institute Residency

June 23, 2:15pm: Outreach Performance:

Havenwood/Heritage Heights, Concord, New Hampshire

Sunday, April 30th, 4pm “TREASURE LADEN”

Cathedral of the Incarnation

36 Cathedral Drive, Garden City NY 1530

Saturday, March 18, 2017 7pm

“TREASURE LADEN” ~

Melodic Gems of the Ancient and Brave New World

as part of the New York Philharmonic’s “New World Initiative”

Marc Scorca Hall, OPERA AMERICA'sNational Opera Center

330 7th Ave. 8th fl. NY NY 10001 @29th St.

Please continue to check our site for concerts, 2017

PREVIOUS 2017 PERFORMANCES

Saturday, January 28 & Sunday, January 29, 2017

Long Island Baroque Ensemble Presents: ALBA Consort

TREASURE LADEN - Melodic Gems of the Ancient and the Brave New World

http://www.newworldinitiative.com/alba-consort/

ALBA is honored to participate in the New York Philharmonic's

New World Initiative in celebration of their 175th year Anniversary.

TREASURE LADEN features Early Music of the Mediterranean and embroidered themes

of Dvorak's Symphony no. 9 For the New World.

Saturday, January 28, 7:30pm

Saint Andrew's Lutheran Church

30 Brooksite Drive, Smithtown, NY 111787

Sunday, January 29, 3pm

Christ Church

61 East Main St., Oyster Bay, NY 11771

$30/$20 "in your twenties"/$15 students/Children Free

Tickets available on line: www.libaroque.org and at the door.

For more information/group reservations: 212-222-5795

2016 PERFORMANCES

Sunday, November 13, 2016 @3pm

TREASURE LADEN - Melodic Gems of the Ancient and the Brave New World

ALBA is honored to participate in the New York Philharmonic's

New World Initiative in celebration of their 175th year Anniversary.

TREASURE LADEN features Early Music of the Mediterranean and embroidered themes

of Dvorak's Symphony no. 9 For the New World.

November 13 3pm

Saint Ignatius of Antioch Church

552 West End Ave. @87th St., New York, NY 10024

Tickets: $25/$15 students available at the door.

Email info@albaconsort.com or phone (917) 406-3194 for more information.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 @ 8pm

Salon Duet Concert with Wine and Cheese

The Bharathan Home

Margo Gezairlian Grib - voice & Christopher Morrongiello - Vihuela, Lute, Baroque Guitar

636 2nd Street, Greenport NY 11944

Space is extremely limited, please rsvp by Friday, August 26th: info@albaconsort.com

Donations are tax deductible and will fund the first Long Island Baroque Ensemble Summer Festival in Greenport, 2017

Checks can be made out to Long Island Baroque Ensemble, Inc.

Wont you be our Valentine? Sunday, February 14, 2016 @3pm

Monday, January 11, 6pm

Dances and Romances of Early Spain and France

Flushing Library

41-17 Main Street

Flushing, NY 11355

Free and open to the public

Saturday, January 30 @ 8pm and Sunday, January 31 @3pm

Long Island Baroque Ensemble presents: ALBA Consort

Over the Pyrenees: Dances and Romances of Early Spain and France

with special guest singer and dancers

www.libaroque.org

Saturday, January 30, 8:00pm

Saint Andrew's Lutheran Church

30 Brooksite Drive, Smithtown, NY 111787

Sunday, January 31, 3pm

Christ Church

61 East Main St., Oyster Bay, NY 11771

Tickets: $30/$25 seniors/$20 "in your twenties"/$15 students

2015 Season

Friday and Saturday, January 10 and 11, 2015

THE LONG ISLAND BAROQUE ENSEMBLE presents ALBA Consort:

EARTHLY LOVE, DIVINE LOVE

Saturday, January 10, 2015 8:00pm

Saint Andrew's Lutheran Church

30 Brooksite Drive, Smithtown, NY 111787

Sunday, January 11, 2015 3pm

Christ Church

61 East Main St., Oyster Bay, NY 11771

$25/$20 seniors/$10 students

www.longislandbaroqueensemble.com

Friday, JANUARY 30, 2015 7:30pm

Howard Mayer Brown International Early Music Series

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO PRESENTS

Earthly Love, Divine Love

Performance Hall, Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts

5720 S Woodlawn Ave, Chicago, IL 60637

$35 / $5 students

(773) 702-8068

https://chicagopresents.uchicago.edu/media/artists/alba-consort-0

Saturday, JANUARY 31, 2015 2:00–4:00 p.m.

A Musical Workshop Featuring Mediterranean Modes and Rhythms

THE ORIENTAL INSTITUTE

1155 E 58th Street | Chicago, IL 60637 US

Registration Required

Free

Join ALBA Consort for a workshop exploring melodic and rhythmic modes of early Arabic music. The workshop takes patrons on a journey through Old Cairo to experience melodies, textures, rhythms, and poetry of this ancient world. ALBA Consort specializes in early Mediterranean music, which bridges the ancient and the new.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibit A Cosmopolitan City: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Old Cairo, openingFebruary 17.

Thursday, March 5, 2015, 1:15pm

MIDTOWN CONCERTS

Chapel of St. Bartholomew’s Church

325 Park Avenue at East 51st Street, New York, NY

Free and open to the public

Dances and Romances, Early Music of Spain and France

Saturday, September 19, 2015 7pm

ALDO'S

Front Street Greenport, 11944

$60 includes Aldo's fine fare and wine

2014 Season

Sunday, September 14, 2014 2pm

Long Beach Public Library

111 W Park Ave, Long Beach, NY 11561

(516) 432-7200

Sunday, October 12, 2014 3:30pm

Music at Saint Alban's

Journey the Ancient Seas

76 St Albans Pl, Staten Island, NY

http://musicatsaintalbans.org/comingup.htm

(718) 984-6060

Jury Selected: CHAMBER MUSIC AMERICA SHOWCASE

@ CMA CONFERENCE

Saturday, January 18, 2014 3pm

Weston Hotel at Times Square, Majectic Ballroom 5th Fl.

270 West 43rd St. @ 8th Ave. New York, NY

Monday, January 27, 2014 6:30pm

QUEENS LIBRARY AT FLUSHING

41-17 Main St

2013 Season

Sunday, October 6, 4pm

BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY

Central Library, Dweck Center

10 Grand Army Plaza

Brooklyn, NY 11238

718-230-2100

Free and Open to the Public

Sunday, September 22, 3pm

OUR LADY QUEEN OF THE MOST HOLY ROSARY CATHEDRAL

2535 Collingwood Blvd. Toledo, OH 43610

Friday and Saturday, SEPTEMBER 20 & 21

ACADEMY OF EARLY MUSIC

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church Sanctuary September 20, 8pm

306 North Division Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Christ Church Cranbrook September 21 8pm

470 Church Road, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

http://www.academyofearlymusic.org/concerts.htm

Sunday, September 15, 4pm

BARGEMUSIC

Fulton Ferry Landing, Brooklyn, NY 11201

718.624.4924 info@bargemusic.org

Saturday, July 27, 6:30pm

"ALBA CONSORT" on CUNY-TV

http://www.cuny.tv/show/brooklyncollegepresents/PR2001404

CUNY TV is located with WNYE's NYC life (Ch 25.1) and NYC gov (25.2) as a result of the merging of technical operations between the two stations. Current cable subscribers will continue to receive CUNY TV in the five boroughs of New York City on Ch. 75 (Time Warner and Cablevision/Optimum), Ch. 77 (RCN) and Ch. 30 (Verizon). And you can watch CUNY TV shows on demand any time at www.cuny.tv.

SOHO DOJO CULTURAL CENTER Saturday, April 27, 2013, 7pm

307 East 92nd Street (just east of 2nd Ave.) 2nd Floor NYC 10128

Tickets sold at the door: $20 general admission, $15 seniors and students, children under age 15 free

Reservations: aikidonyc@gmail.com or phone 646.509.9212

(a note about this space: shoes are removed upon entry and placed on storage shelves)

MIDTOWN CONCERTS Thursday, March 7, 2013, 1:15pm

St. Peter's Church

619 Lexington Avenue at 54th Street New York, NY

Thursdays at 1:15 pm.

Concerts last approximately 35 minutes.

www.midtownconcerts.org/

BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY Sunday, February 3, 2013, 4pm

Central Library, Dweck Center

10 Grand Army Plaza

Brooklyn, NY 11238

718-230-2100

Free and Open to the Public over 6 yrs of age

EAST MEADOW PUBLIC LIBRARY

Sunday, December 23,

APAP Showcase Saturday, January 12, 2013, 7pm

5th Avenue Presbyterian Church @ 55th St.

http://www.gemsny.org/apapshowcase2013.html

Flushing, New York

(718) 661-1200

2012 Season

Early music now November 17th 5 pm., Wisconsin Lutheran College, Journey the Ancient Seas.

Bargemusic Aug. 4 2012 8 pm, a floating barge at the foot of the Brooklyn bridge.

Taping at Brooklyn College for CUNY-TV arts series March 22, 2012.

APAP Showcase, Saturday 7th January 2012 at 8 pm.GEMS Showcase Concert for the Annual National Conference of the Association of Performing Arts Presenters.

Andalusia: A musical documentary of the Al Ham-bra to the Arab Spring To be filmed and recorded on location in Spain, 2012 or 2013 Paul Rafferty, Film maker; Mamoun Hassan, Director

2010 Season

Long Island Baroque Ensemble with members of ALBA as guests artists

Season program: Looking East, Looking West

Christ Church, Oyster Bay, NY & St. Andrew’s Church, Smithtown,NY

Courtly Love - 14th c. Ballads of Cyprus and Songs of Guillaume DuFay

ALBA Consort with guests Rachel Begley, John Mark Roosendaal and Louise Schulman

The Church of the Heavenly Rest, 90th @ 5th Ave., NYC

2011Season

The Greene Space New York City WQXR GEMS Live! presents 2nd October 2011

Sunnyside Reform Church, Sunnyside NY November 17th 8 pm.

Greene space NYC October 2nd 4:30 pm

Church of the Heavenly Rest - Music and Arts Series

Town of Southold Concerts

2009 Season

Voyage across the Mediterranean - Medieval Music From Galicia to Armenia

The Church of the Heavenly Rest, 90th @ 5th Ave., NYC

In Harmony - Secular Music of Christians, Muslims and Jews in Medieval Spain

Cutchogue Presbyterian Church with North Fork Reform Synagogue, Cutchogue, NY

Fons Musica - Troubadour Melodies of Medieval France, Italy and Spain

Floyd Memorial Library, Greenport, NY

Voyage across the Mediterranean - Medieval Music From Galicia to Armenia

Amagansett Free Library, Amagansett, NY