Saturday, April 26, 2014 @ 7:30 pm

For Ye Violls:
The Astounding Music of William Lawes

ForYeViollsThis concert features music for six violas da gamba from Baroque-era England by composer William Lawes, the personal musician to King Charles I of England in the early 17th century.

This gorgeous music is performed by internationally renowned musicians: Joanna Blendulf (Madison, Alabama), Julie Jeffrey (San Francisco, CA), Lynn Tetenbaum (San Francisco, CA), Larry Lipnik (New York, NY), Gail Ann Schroeder (Asheville, NC), and Annalisa Pappano (director of Catacoustic).

A reception for all follows the concert.

Church of the Advent
2366 Kemper Lane
Walnut Hills (Cincinnati), OH 45206

Tickets: $25 at, or call 513.772.3242, or buy at the door .Students: $10  at door with ID. Under 12 are free.


Thursday & Saturday, June 19 & 21, 2014 @ 7:30pm

Monteverdi’s Songs of Love and War

A Special Collaborative Concert with Cincinnati Opera (two performances)

monteverdiCincinnati Opera and Catacoustic Consort present The Songs of Love and War, a program that draws parallels between Claudio Monteverdi’s final masterpiece Madrigals of Love and War (Monteverdi shown at left) and the poetry and letters of World War I.

The program is conducted by Annalisa Pappano and directed by Ted Huffman. Sponsored by Michael Cioffi. Single tickets go on sale in spring 2014.

This program is presented as part of “Cincinnati Remembers WWI,” a citywide series of events commemorating the centenary of the First World War and anticipating Cincinnati Opera’s production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning opera Silent Night in July 2014.

First Lutheran Church
1208 Race Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202



 A Treasure Trove of Instruments

Concert & Instrument Collection, part of the Constella Festival

See one of the most important collections of antique violas da gamba in the world with virtuoso (and owner of the collection) Catharina Meints, with Catacoustic performers.

7:30pm Friday, October 25, 2013

Church of the Advent, Walnut Hills


Orpheus’ Lyre

(also over…  another big hit!!)

Joyful English Music
For Lyra Viol, Treble Viol, Lute, and Singers.

7:30pm Saturday, December 7, 2013

Indian Hill Church, Indian Hill


Catacoustic Consort

With Alex Weimann; Organ, Harpsichord 

Alex Weimann is one of the most important organists, harpsichordists, and conductors of his generation. This concert is a featured event in the second annual Cincinnati Early Music Festival.

7:30pm Friday, February 7, 2014

Christ Church Cathedral, downtown Cincinnati


Catacoustic by Candlelight

In the Shadow of the Sepulchre, Passionate Music of Catholic Baroque-era Rome 
Featuring solos for mezzo, Baroque harp, theorbo, and lirone (the debut performance of Annalisa’s new 14-string lirone).

7:30pm Saturday, March 1, 2014

St. Thomas Church, Terrace Park