The Sarasota Earlye Musicke Consort in Concert at Siesta Key Chapel on March 11
The Sarasota Earlye Musicke Consort, under Music Director Charlotte Trautwein, will give a concert at Siesta Key Chapel at 4:00pm on March 11, 2018. Siesta Key Chapel is located at 4615 Gleason Ave on Siesta Key.
The Sarasota Earlye Musicke Consort, founded in 1993, performs music from the 1300s to the current day. Members of the Consort have years of experience playing various kinds and sizes of recorders. The recorder is a woodwind instrument that was first documented in the Middle Ages. Composers who have written for the recorder include Purcell, Handel, Vivaldi, Telemann, Johann Sebastian Bach, Benjamin Britten, Leonard Bernstein, and Arvo Pärt
The Consort also includes a viola da gamba, an early version of the modern cello.
The Consort’s varied programs include descriptions of the instruments and commentary about the music played. The Consort will be wearing Renaissance costumes to enhance the presentation.
A $10 donation is requested at the door the day of the performance.
For more information, contact Siesta Key Chapel at (941) 349-1166 or siestakeychapel.org.