The Highland Park Recorder Society will be one of sixteen groups featured at the gala 10th anniversary Early Music Festival at the Grounds for Sculpture, located in Hamilton, NJ, on Sunday October 12th, 2014. The annual event is organized by the Guild for Early Music.
From 12:30 until 5:00 pm, attendees will enjoy sixteen of central New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania region's ensembles. Both vocal and instrumental music from the 12th through the 18th centuries will be offered. Musica Dolce, the performance ensemble of the Highland Park Recorder Society, will be performing baroque instrumental music, Sonata I by Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713) and Triosonate C-Dur by Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), for two recorders, cello and harpsichord.
Tenth anniversary special features: Fanfares, Heralds, and a Grand Finale, music of Purcell conducted by WWFM’s Marjorie Herman with audience participation, Mini-concerts all afternoon in two indoor venues Instrumental, choral, and mixed ensembles Concert Prelude by Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra Strolling Musicians in the Park, weather permitting.
The cost of this event is free with admission to the park. Free sculpture tours of works inspired by the theme, "Celebrations," will be offered at 1:00 and 3:00 pm.
Descriptions of the Guild for Early Music ensembles can be read at: http://guildforearlymusic.org/Main.aspx?PageCode=ENS
The Grounds for Sculpture, a 42-acre not-for-profit sculpture park and arboretum located midway between Philadelphia and New York, was founded by Seward Johnson. For hours, admission prices, membership information, and a calendar of events, visit www.groundsforsculpture.org.