Five College Consortium

Early Music Program

Early Music Program

A faculty of distinguished performers and scholars at the Five Colleges, together with the program director, make it possible for students to participate in a wide variety of experiences in the study and performance of music of the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, and the Baroque Era.

See "Events" for a current listing of concerts

Spring Concerts!

The Five College Collegium

Tuesday, April 19, 7:00 PM

Abbey Chapel, Mount Holyoke College

Italian Music of the 16th Century

Featuring motets and instrumental works by Festa, Zarlino, Ortiz, Palestrina, Gesualdo and others, with choir, winds and viols.   Wind band directed by Dan Meyers, Viols directed by Alice Robbins, and choir directed by Robert Eisenstein

 

Euridice Baroque Chamber Orchestra

Thursday, April 21, 7:30 PM

Bezanson Recital Hall, University of Massachusetts

Arcangelo Corelli Concerto Grosso Opus 6, #1

            Incidental music for The Tempest by Mathew Locke

            Ouverture and Chaconne by Schmidt

            Concerto for two flutes and orchestra by Domenico Cimarosa

            Christopher Krueger and Lidia Chang, soloists

 

 

 

 

Voces Feminae, directed by Catherine Bell, presents Songs of the British Isles.

April 24th, 7:00 PM

Sweeney Concert Hall, Sage Hall, Smith College

Music of England, Scotland and Ireland from the Middle Ages through the 18th Century.  With Airs de Cour and Shakespeare Songs by the Song Seminar

 

Voces Feminae, directed by Catherine Bell, presents Songs of the British Isles.

April 25th, 7:30 PM

Abbey Chapel, Mount Holyoke College

Music of England, Scotland and Ireland from the Middle Ages through the 18th Century. With the Five College Medieval Ensemble, directed by Robert Eisenstein, and a baroque trio directed by Alice Robbins