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Dutch Masters of the Recorder Concert in Ashland

Nov 17: Dutch Masters of the Recorder Concert

Musica Matrix will be presenting a very special house concert in Ashland on Nov 17, 2018. The House Concert will take place at 4 PM near downtown Ashland. Address will be given at time of reservation. Noted Baroque Flutist and recorder player Sherril Wood joins Pat O’Scannell local recorder wizard in presenting this special House…

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Musica Matrix on JPR Radio

Pat O’Scannell, Shira Kammen, and Lauren Pomerantz recently joined JPR’s Geoffrey Riley to share stories, inspiration and musical selections from the upcoming Children of Exile – Medieval Songs of the Sephardim concert on Oct 6. Listen to the interview here »

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Children of Exile Concert

Oct. 6 Concert: Children of Exile

A program of Sephardic music with Shira Kammen, Pat O’Scannell and Lauren Pomerantz Through the Songs of the Sephardim, an historical mystery and treasury is revealed. These songs were carried forward 500+ years by the Jewish diaspora, leaving almost intact the language of Cervantes’ Spain in Judeo-Espanol. They reflect the depth of Being that existed…

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Duo Jette

Aug 25 Concert: Duo Jette!

With Pat O’Scannell and Michal Palzewicz on Seven String French Baroque Bass Viols The concert, Duo Jette!, features early 18th Century French music by Joseph Bodin de Boismortier & André Philidor L’Ainé. Sip some fine local wines and sample artisan cheeses while you relax to the rare tones of bowed string instruments that were popular…

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Concert

Concert: Ensemble Fontegara 07/28/2018

MUSICA Matrix presents a House Concert near downtown Ashland. Music from the 16th Century: Odhecaton a book containing the first music published in Europe using movable type The repertoire is ‘chansons’ (French Songs) of the latter 15th and early 16th Centuries set by Northern Masters such as Josquin des Prez, Heinrich Isaac, Johannes Obrecht and…

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Gothic Voices June 2018 Concert

Gothic Voices Concerts in Ashland & Medford

Southern Oregon Early Music fans are looking forward to two upcoming performances of Gothic Voices Medieval Choir, directed by Pat O’Scannell, in Ashland on June 30, 2018 and July 1, 2018 in Medford. See concert details » The concert, Before the Armada, features music of Spain and England written before 1588, the date of the…

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España: The Golden Age

Concert: España: The Golden Age

On May 19, 2018, Musica Matrix will present a concert Spanish songs & romances from the Siglo de Oro and beyond. With guitarist, vihuelist and lutenist James Bishop- Edwards and mezzo soprano Pat O’Scannell, the program is a sweeping tour of repertoire from the Renaissance through the modern period. The Renaissance repertoire highlights composers of…

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Musica Matrix Concert

Concert: James Bishop-Edwards – April 15, 2018

Reflections: Book One Songs The Subtle World of John Dowland – English Lutenist and Composer One April 15, guest artist James Bishop-Edwards joined mezzo soprano Pat O’Scannell in a concert featuring works by English Renaissance composer and lutenist John Dowland. One of the most well-known composers of the 16th cenury, Dowland wrote many kinds of…

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Double Bass learns French Bass

Ashland High School Residency Program

First Musica Matrix Residency Program a Success! The aim: to use the existing curriculum as a conduit into the understanding of Early Music by introducing students to a bounty of historic instruments and bridging from modern to historic instruments with the accompanying repertoire and instruction, while learning something about musical history and practice. What had…

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