2015-16 Season Concerts

(all at 7:30 pm except as noted)
For Directions to Concert Sites, click here.
All student tickets $5

Thursday, October 1:  Lisa Naef Terry, viola da gamba, and Joanne Kong, harpsichord, offer a lecture-concert of J. S. Bach's three sonatas for viola da gamba and harpsichord.  St. James Episcopal Church.  Admission $20.

Thursday, October 15: , Barry Hause, guitar, and John Paul, harpsichord, present a program featuring music of 17th century composer John Dowland, and 18th century masters Luigi Boccherini and J. S. Bach.  St. Andrew’s Episcopal Cathedral. Admission $20.

Saturday, November 7:   Heinavanker returns with a program of medieval chants and runic songs, mixed with some contemporary music in a similar style. Their music has been mesmerizing to our audiences in the past, and promises to do so again. St. James Episcopal Church.  Admission; $25

Monday, November 16:  Max Emanuel Cenčić, countertenor, appears with Il Pomo d'Oro orchestra in a program of 17th and 18th century Venetian opera.  Woodworth Chapel, Tougaloo College.  Admission $30.

Tuesday, February 9:  Vox Luminis, a choral ensemble from Belgium, presents a concert entitled "150 Years of Choral Masterpieces" from the Bach family, culminating with J. S. Bach. The group has won major awards for their recordings, including Gramophone magazine's baroque choral and best classical disc awards for 2012.  At St. Philip's Episcopal Church. Admission $30.

Thursday, April 21: Cellist Taylis Fernandez and Pianist John Paul's Beethoven program has been POSTPONED to fall, 2016.

Saturday, April 23, 3:00 pm:  Max Garriott leads a program of music from Restoration England featuring the music from Henry Purcell's "Fairy Queen" and John Blow's poignant lament on Purcell's early death.  We will also feature a Purcellian tribute to William Shakespeare on the 400th anniversary of his death.  Performers will include ten instrumentalists from the MSO and eight vocalists from St. Phillip's Episcopal Church, where the concert will be held.  Admission $20 ($5 for students).

Thursday, May 26:  John Paul and Shawn Leopard offer a program for two harpsichords, featuring music of Handel, Scarlatti, Rameau Tielman Susato, Debussy and Beethoven (!). The program includes a concerto for two harpsichords. Location to be announced.  Admission $20.

Season Tickets: $125.  All student tickets $5.

Tickets can be obtained at the concert or by sending a check to the address below at least five days prior to the concert.

For more information contact Richard McGinnis at 601-594-5584, info@ancientmusic.org, or
Mississippi Academy of Ancient Music
103 Magnolia Street
Edwards, MS 39066

We are very grateful to the Mississippi Arts Commission, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the  Community Foundation of Greater Jackson for their support this year!