The Catacoustic Consort 2016-2017 Season!
With His Air of Angels:
Purcell Fantasies for Viola da Gamba Consort
Saturday, September 17 @ 7:30 pm — Church of the Advent, 2366 Kemper Lane, Cincinnati (Walnut Hills), OH 45206
Experience the heavenly Purcell viol fantasies, considered the most beautiful English music ever composed. A collaborative concert with WildCat Viols.
This program will later be recorded for a CD.
In Song Lay My Desire:
Italian Song with Melissa Harvey & Meg Bragle
Sunday, November 13, 2016 @ 3:00pm — Trinity Episcopal Church, 326 Madison Avenue, Covington, KY 41011
Catacoustic was formed 15 years ago with the express purpose of exploring the richness of Italian monody at the dawn of a new art form: opera. The rich musical textures, similar to a painting of Caravaggio, will engage and delight your senses.
A French Candlelight Christmas
Saturday December 3, 2016 @ 7:30pm — St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 100 Miami Avenue, Cincinnati (Terrace Park) OH 45174
Usher in the magic of the Christmas season with Catacoustic and music from Baroque-era France for flutes, viols, voice, and more!
The Baroque Cello
Sunday, February 19, 2017 @ 3:00pm — Christ Church Cathedral, 318 East 4th Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Internationally famous Jaap ter Linden is perhaps the GREATEST Baroque cellist of our time. He will treat us to a virtuoso sampling of music for this soulful instrument.
The Catacoustic Orchestra:
Playing Music by Telemann and Bach
Saturday, March 25, 2017 @ 8:00pm — University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, Werner Recital Hall, West Corry Street and Jefferson Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45221
Music from the high Baroque by Bach and Telemann for viol and orchestra, featuring the new Catacoustic Baroque orchestra!
Save the Date: Cincinnati’s Fifth AnnualEarly Music Festival – February 2017
Save your entire MONTH for an amazing showcase of musicians from our region performing music from the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque eras. Performances large and small highlight the vast range of musical styles from 1000 years of early written music. Period instruments, unexpected venues, and exciting collaborations are the order of the day.
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Catacoustic musicians use period instruments, such as the viola da gamba, theorbo, triple harp, and harpsichord.
Catacoustic performs amazing music as it was heard 4oo years ago.Buy Tickets Here
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You’ll Love Our Music
The Catacoustic Consort presents a variety of vocal and instrumental music from Renaissance chamber music to Baroque opera. The finest in Cincinnati chamber music, featuring performances on period instruments and internationally acclaimed guest artists at every concert!
Instruments You’ve Never Seen
Early instruments used in performance include the bass, tenor, and treble viola da gamba, lirone, pardessus de viole, Renaissance cittern, bandora, Baroque flute, lute, theorbo, cornetto, Baroque harp, chamber organ, and harpsichord, among others.
We Teach & Give Back
Catacoustic offers early music workshops and classes, and sponsors an annual Early Music Grant used for instruments, training, or early music education. Grant recipients have included performers on triple harp, viola da gamba, recorder, and natural horn.
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