Early Music Program


The Five College Collegium

Wednesday, April 16, 8:00 PM

Abbey Chapel, Mount Holyoke College

Beyond Compère: Music of the French Renaissance

Mass movements, motets and chansons by Compère, Mouton, Crequillon and Manchicourt performed by voices and Renaissance winds. Directed by Robert Eisenstein


Voces Feminae

Sunday, April 27th at 7:00 pm, Sweeney Concert Hall, Sage Hall, Smith College

Wednesday, April 30th at 8:00 pm, Abbey Chapel, Mount Holyoke College

The Wavering Planet

A program of music about weather and seasons. Included are pieces from the Cantigas de Santa Maria and Georgia, along with works by Landini, Morley, Farnaby and Ingalls. Directed by Catherine Bell.


Euridice Chamber Ensembles

Monday, April 28th, 8:00 PM

Helen Hills Hills Chapel, Smith College

Baroque instrumental ensemble, 17th century songs with lute and theorbo, and medieval ensemble with voices, medieval fiddles, lutes, organetto, harp and recorders


Euridice Baroque Chamber Orchestra

Tuesday, April 29th, 7:30 PM

Grace Episcopal Church, 14 Boltwood Avenue, Amherst

A Celebration of the Italian Concerto

Music for strings, harpsichord, flute and recorder by Vivaldi, Geminiani, Locatelli and Scarlatti


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