Previous Seasons

Past Themes and Performers

2016
Shakespeare 400: An Elizabethan Celebration
New York Polyphony – The Newberry Consort – The Baltimore Consort

2015
Slavic Discoveries: Early Music from Eastern Europe
The Rose Ensemble – East of the River – Piffaro, The Renaissance Band – Ensemble Peregrina

2014
Italia Mia: 1300-1600
Toronto Consort – LIBER – Ex Umbris – Trefoil

2013
A Festive Celebration of the German Renaissance
Calmus Ensemble – The Dark Horse Consort – Parthenia – Piffaro, The Renaissance Band

2012
Welcome Home Again! An American Celebration
Anonymous 4 – Chatham Baroque – The Newberry Consort – The Rose Ensemble

2011
El Nuevo Mundo—The Age of Exploration in the New World
Piffaro, The Renaissance Band – The Rose Ensemble – Ensemble Visera – Chatham Baroque

2010
England: Merry and Musical before Elizabeth
Parthenia with Julianne Baird – The King’s Noyse – Hesperus – LIBER – Benjamin Bagby

2009
Telescopic Vistas: MEMF X & Music of the Spheres
Piffaro – Newberry Consort – Quicksilver – Marion Verbruggen – Venere Lute Quartet

2008
Handel’s Journey: From Germany to England via Italy
Newberry Consort – Marion Verbruggen – Tempesta di Mare – Quicksilver – Baroque Band

2007
Early Music from the Low Countries: The Age of the Netherlanders
Piffaro, The Renaissance Band – Marion Verbruggen – Fortune’s Wheel – The King’s Noyse

2006
Early Music from the Iberian Peninsula: Spain & the Age of Discovery
Baltimore Consort – Ex Umbris – Chatham Baroque – Ivory Consort

2005
The Fairest Isle: Early Music from England and Scotland
The King’s Noyse – Piffaro, The Renaissance Band – Ex Umbris – The Baltimore Consort – Second City Musick

2004
The Glories of 17th-Century Venice
Spiritus Collective – Catacoustic Consort – La Venexiana – The Newberry Consort – Piffaro, The Renaissance Band

2003
Bach and His World
Musica Pacifica – The Newberry Consort – Piffaro, The Renassiance Band

2002
A Distant Mirror: French Medieval and Renaissance Music
Concord Ensemble – The Folger Consort – Piffaro, The Renaissance Band – The Newberry Consort

2001
Music of Elizabethan England and Its Italian Influences
The Newberry Consort – Marion Verbruggen – The Scholars of Cambrai – Kielson/Spears/Trompeter

2000
Monteverdi and Schütz
Cecilia’s Circle – The Newberry Consort – Trio Atlantica – Wisconsin Baroque Ensemble