Early Music Program


The Five College Collegium

Wednesday, December 2, 7:30 PM

Grace Church, Amherst

Music for Lorenzo, Maximilian and Mary by Isaac and Senfl

A Marian Mass by Isaac, Senfl’s monumental motet Ave Maria and motets for Lorenzo de Medici and the Emperor Maximilian I by Isaac performed by the Collegium choir.  With music for Renaissance winds and viols.

directed by Robert Eisenstein


Euridice Baroque Chamber Orchestra

Thursday, December 3, 7:30 PM

Bezanson Recital Hall, University of Massachusetts

Telemann Geographical Suite

Vodica  Sinfonia

Corelli Christmas Concerto

Hasse Flute Concerto Lidia Chang, soloist


Early Music Program Informal Recital

Monday, December 7, 7:30 PM

Earle Recital Hall, Sage Hall, Smith College

With the Medieval Ensemble performing music from the Las Huelgas Codex, Cantigas de Santa Maria and 14th century motets, the Seminar in 17th Century Song performing Monteverdi and Purcell, baroque chamber music and more!



Voces Feminae

Friday, December 11, 8:00 PM

Sweeney Concert Hall, Sage Hall, Smith College

Curiousli Wrought, a program of strange and unusual music, directed by Catherine Bell. Featuring works from Atalanta fugiens, the Ars Subtilior and the Roman de Fauvel, featuring special guests the Five College Medieval Ensemble, directed by Robert Eisenstein.



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 reisenst@mtholyoke.edu