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Repast Baroque Ensemble Returns Next Wednesday With “Shipwrecks and Sea Shanties”

The Repast Baroque Ensemble will return to Brooklyn Heights next Wednesday, May 22, for a concert, “Shipwrecks and Sea Chanties,” that ties in nicely with the Heights’ maritime heritage. Repast’s core group, consisting (left to right in the photo) of Stephanie Corwin on bassoon, Gabe Shuford on harpsichord, Sarah Stone on cello, and Natalie Kress […]

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Repast Baroque Ensemble Dazzles with Telemann Concert

Despite steady rain last Saturday afternoon, an almost full house was present at the McKinney Chapel of the First Unitarian Congregational Society for the Repast Baroque Ensemble’s concert “Telemann, The Faithful Music Master”. The musicians who participated are, left to right in the photo: Gabe Shuford on harpsichord, guest artist Jeffrey Girton on violin, Sarah […]

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Repast Baroque Ensemble Presents “Telemann: the Faithful Music Master” Saturday Afternoon

This Saturday, March 2, starting at 3:00 PM at the McKinney Chapel of the First Unitarian Congregational Society, 121 Pierrepont Street, the Repast Baroque Ensemble will present “Telemann: the faithful Music Master,” a concert of works by the early 18th century German composer Georg Philipp Telemann: Master of all forms and national styles, Georg Philipp […]

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Repast Baroque Ensemble Returns to Brooklyn Heights with “Bird Fancier’s Delight”

The Repast Baroque Ensemble returns to Brooklyn Heights this coming Saturday afternoon, January 20 with “Bird Fancier’s Delight.” Baroque composers were just as inspired by birds as birders are today, listening to the songs of nightingales, cuckoos, chickens, quail, and even the “dodo of love,” and incorporating them into their music. This program features works […]

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Heather Wolf Leads Bird Walk Sunday; “Warbler Wednesday” Happy Hour at Estuary with Repast Baroque Ensemble

Heather Wolf, author of Find More Birds and Birding at the Bridge, will lead a bird tour in Brooklyn Bridge Park this Sunday morning, January 14. There are many species wintering in the Park. Ms. Wolf has recently seen these: Cooper’s Hawk, Gadwall, American Woodcock, American Kestrel, White-throated Sparrow, and Great Blue Heron. The tour […]

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Repast Baroque Ensemble Presents “The Dancing Master” Saturday

Want to groove to some of the greatest dance tunes of the seventeenth century? Come to the McKinney Chapel of the First Unitarian Church, 121 Pierrepont Street, this coming Saturday, October 14 at 3:00 PM for the Repast Baroque Ensemble’s concert, The Dancing Master, presenting “country dance” or “contredance” or “contradance” tunes from England, France, […]

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Repast Baroque Ensemble Returns Wednesday with “Music for a While”

This Wednesday evening, May 31, the Repast Baroque Ensemble will return to Brooklyn Heghts to present “Music for a While: a Composer Portrait of Henry Purcell” (the June 1 performance is in Manhattan). [T]his program portrays the “divine genius” of Henry Purcell. Although he only lived to age 36, Purcell’s creative output was breathtaking. Repast […]

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Repast Baroque Ensemble Presents “Through the Labyrinth” at First Unitarian Saturday Afternoon

The Repast Baroque Ensemble returns to Brooklyn Heights this coming Saturday afternoon, March 11 with “Through the Labyrinth.” The Repast core ensemble and guest violinists present music from the High Baroque with the theme of a labyrinth, or a journey. This thrilling program includes famous “Labyrinth” works by Locatelli (for violin) and Marais (for viola […]

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Repast Baroque Ensemble Presents “Dutch Masters – Painting and Music in the Early Baroque” at First Unitarian Saturday

The Repast Baroque Ensemble returns to Brooklyn Heights this coming Saturday afternoon, January 28 with “Dutch Masters – Painting and Music in the Early Baroque.” Repast’s program portrays the exquisite intimacy of music and painting in Holland’s Golden Age. Works by the female composer Leonora Duarte, as well as Flemish and Dutch composers including Hacquart […]

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Repast Baroque Ensemble Presents “Dueling Violins”

The Repast Baroque Ensemble returns to Brooklyn Heights this coming Wednesday, October 13 with “Dueling Violins — Harmony and Strife in the 17th Century,” a concert featuring Repast’s new violinist, Natalie Rose Kress, along with guest violinist Beth Wenstrom, and Repast members Stephanie Corwin on bassoon, Gabe Shuford on harpsichord, and Sarah Abigael Stone on […]

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