Early Music Thursdays resumes

The Music of First Church Boston announces Early Music Thursdays

Thursdays, 12:15-12:45pm, February 13, 20 and 27; April 24; May 1 and 8

donations accepted

First Church in Boston is handicapped accessible

For more information, visit http://www.firstchurchboston.org


About the series...

Boston has long been known for its important role in the modern harpsichord revival and in the world of "early music." First Church in Boston continues this revival with a series of Thursday harpsichord recitals and concerts on period instruments. All concerts are free and open to the public. Donations are encouraged to support the programming. Concerts are on Thursdays from February 13-27 and April 24-May 8.

For an up-to-date listing of performers, see below or visit www.firstchurchboston.org.


About First Church in Boston...

    First Church in Boston is a Unitarian Universalist congregation founded in 1630 by John Winthrop’s original Puritan settlement in Boston. The current building, designed by architect Paul Rudolph, is an excellent acoustic space ideal for chamber music. For more information, visit www.firstchurchboston.org.


Performance Roster:


February 13

Tracy Cowart, mezzo-soprano; Sarah Paysnick, flute; Akiko Enoki Sato, harpsichord

Thomas-Louis Bourgeois: L'Amour musicien, cantata françoise a voice seule avec simphonie


February 20

Paul Cienniwa, harpsichordist

Byrd: Will Yow Walke the Woods Soe Wylde

Couperin: 17ème Ordre, Le Tic-Toc-Choc, Les Barricades Mystérieuses


February 27

Grand Harmonie: Sarah Paysnick, flute; Kristin Olson, oboe; Thomas Carroll, clarinet; Yoni Kahn, horn; Elizabeth Hardy, bassoon

Reicha: Wind Quintet in E-flat, Op. 88, No. 2


April 24

Jory Vinikour, harpsichordist

Bach: Ouverture nach Französischer Art, BWV 831

Mel Powell: Recitative and Toccata Percossa (1953)


May 1

Paul Cienniwa, harpsichordist

Rameau: Suite in e minor (1724)


May 8

Charles Sherman, harpsichordist

Scarlatti: Six Sonatas (K. 69, 469, 84, 296, 44, 56)

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