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The Queens Noyse Concert Flyer

The Queen’s Noyse – A Renaissance Wind Band

Musica Matrix is starting off the new year with our first concert in our brand new ‘Community Ensembles’ series. The Queen’s Noyse will be performing French Chanson of the early Renaissance as set by Franco Flemish composers such as Josquin des Prez, Hayne van Ghizighem and Alexander Agricola to name but a few. French Chanson…

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Pat O'Scannell - Director of Musica Matrix

Community Ensembles Series Fundraiser

Musica Matrix is trying to raise $10,000 towards next season’s first-ever ‘Community Ensembles Series’ with local musicians, creating engaging concerts that make Medieval and Renaissance music accessible, free to anyone under 21, and affordable for all. These House Concerts will be a rare opportunity for our Southern Oregon community to hear works of incredible depth…

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Missa L'homme Arme, The Armed Man Mass

Missa L’homme Armé, The Armed Man

Sacred and Secular Polyphonic Worksby Guillaume Dufay, 15th Century French Composer Gothic Voices Medieval Choir, directed by Pat O’Scannell Saturday, December 1, 7pm · Ashland Springs Hotel in the Crystal Room Sunday, December 2, 7pm · St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Medford

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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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