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Duo Jetté – Apr 27 at Paschal Winery

Musica Matrix presents another fabulous concert with Duo Jetté, bass viola da gamba DUO featuring Pat O’Scannell and Michal Palzewicz. The repertoire is ‘ricercari’ by the famed 16th Century Spanish composer / gamba virtuoso Diego Ortiz. The pieces were originally improvised over a set of chords and show off the skill of the players. The…

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The Queen’s Noyse – March 6th

The Renaissance Wind Band, The Queen’s Noyse, will be performing on March 6th, 2019 at Southern Oregon University Library Rotunda. If you are an early music fan, you won’t want to miss this free concert. The Queen’s Noyse is a quartet comprised of a cornetto, shawm and two sackbuts. Their repertoire includes three-part medieval and…

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Hallifax & Jeffrey - Concert: Before the Deluge

Hallifax and Jeffrey Return February 23, 2019

Musica Matrix is pleased to welcome, yet again, the talented Hallifax & Jeffrey for yet another wonderful concert. The nationally acclaimed Bay Area viol duo will present a program entitled Before the Deluge: Shockingly Elegant Music from Marais to Rameau by way of Forqueray. Hallifax & Jeffrey are becoming well known to Ashland and Southern…

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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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Pat O’Scannell and Michal Palzewicz on Seven String French Baroque Bass Viols

Duo Jette!

Pat O’Scannell and Michal Palzewicz on Seven String French Baroque Bass Viols.

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