Five College Early Music Program presents a range of performances

The Five College Collegium

Wednesday, April 19, 7:00 PM

Abbey Chapel, Mount Holyoke College

Music of Guillaume Du Fay (c. 1400 – 1474)

and other 15th Century works for voices, winds and strings

Featuring Du Fay’s monumental Missa Ave Regina Caelorum and

Nuper Rosarum Flores for the consecration of Brunelleschi’s Duomo

Directed by Robert Eisenstein, with Dan Meyers and Alice Robbins


Euridice Baroque Chamber Orchestra

Monday, April 24, 7:30 PM

Bezanson Recital Hall, University of Massachusetts

Bach and Before:

German Music for Strings by

Schein, Schieferdecker, Thiele,

Becker, Biber and Bach’s

Concerto for Two Violins in D minor


Voces Feminae, directed by Catherine Bell

Tuesday, April 25, 7:30 PM and Monday, May 1, 7:00 PM


Tuesday, April 25, 7:30 PM

With special guests KlezMova

Abbey Chapel, Mount Holyoke College


Monday, May 1, 7:00 PM

Jewish Community Center of Amherst with special guests the Five College Medieval Ensemble

Kol Isha: A Concert of Jewish Music

Music from across the diaspora, including works by Salamone Rossi, wordless Ashkenazi tunes, and Sephardic folk songs from Spain, Bosnia and Turkey.

Included: heartbreak, advice from mothers to daughters, lullabies, liturgy, and at least one song about a king.


All Early Music Program concerts are free and open to the public

For Further Information, contact the Early Music Office at 538-2079

or e-mail