For a complete listing of upcoming viol concerts in the area, please click on the link for New England Early Music Calendar.
Arcadia Viols & Frances Conover Fitch: Saturday, January 20 at 5pm; “A Musical Banquet”: 17th c. German music for viols and harpsichord. La Grua Center, 32 Water St., Stonington, CT 06373; Tickets $10 (age 18 and under are free).
Arcadia Viols with soprano Sarah Yanovitch, baritone David Tinervia, and harpsichordist Frances Conover Fitch: Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 4pm; “Viols and Voices of the German Baroque”: Heinrich Schütz, Johann Hermann Schein and other German composers of the 17th century; Wesley Methodist Church, 98 N. Maple Street, Hadley, MA. Tickets purchased in advance are $37.50 ($40 at the door), students with I.D. $10. Contact: Linda Babcock at firstname.lastname@example.org or 413-586-8742
El Dorado Ensemble: “Balli e Lamenti”: Italian dances, florid music & laments for voice, viols & percussion. Performed by Burcu Gulec, mezzo-soprano & George Lernis, percussion, plus El Dorado Ensemble (Carol Lewis, Janet Haas, Paul Johnson, Mai-Lan Broekman & Alice Mroszczyk, viols; Olav Chris Henriksen, lute & theorbo), with music by Striggio, Kapsperger & Piccinini, and a special performance of Monteverdi’s “Lamento d’Arianna”.
Two performances: Friday, January 26, 2018 at 8:00 pm in Lindsay Chapel, First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, 11 Garden St. (entrance on Mason St.), Cambridge, MA. For information, call (617)776-0692 or go to www.duomaresienne.com
AND Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 3:00 pm at the Somerville Museum, Central St. at Westwood Road (entrance on Westwood Road), Somerville, MA. For information, call (617)666-9810 or go to www.somervillemuseum.org