Ensemble for Medieval Music. Benjamin Bagby, Director

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Concert Schedule

Forthcoming Concerts

30 September 2018
City New York City (Music Before 1800)
Program Beowulf
17 October 2018
City London (British Library)
Program Beowulf
19-20 November 2018
City Madrid (tbc)
Program Beowulf
7 December 2018
City Amherst, MA / Amherst College
Program Monks singing pagans
14 December 2018
City Gdansk, Poland / Actus Humanus Nativitas
Program Monks singing pagans
2 March 2019
City Swarthmore College, PA (Premiere)
Program Charms, Riddles and Elegies of the Medieval Northlands
09-10 May 2019
City Sweden (to be confirmed)
Program Beowulf
24 March 2019
City Cologne, Germany / Forum Alte Musik Köln
Program Monks singing pagans
12 June 2019
City Boston Early Music Festival
Program Charms, Riddles and Elegies of the Medieval Northlands
14-15-June 2019
City Putney, VT USA (to be confirmed)
Program Beowulf
12 July 2019
City Madison Early Music Festival WI  (tbc)
Program Monks singing pagans

Recent Concerts

23 August 2018
City Antwerpen, Belgium / Laus Polyphoniae Festival
Program Beowulf
19 August 2018
City Curio (TI) Switzerland / Garden of the Seven Mountains
Program European and Japanese Epic Song (Bagby, with Hanna Marti and Sylvain Guignard)
19 July 2018
City Amherst Early Music Festival Concerts
Program The Wanderer (Bagby solo)
9 June 2018
City Berkeley Early Music Festival (Berkeley, California)
Program Monks Singing Pagans
07 June 2018
City Berkeley Early Music Festival (Berkeley, California) 
Program Boethius: Songs of Consolation (Bagby, Marti, Rodenkirchen) North American premiere
05 May 2018
City Canberra International Music Festival (Australia)
Program Beowulf
27 April 2018
City Leuven, BE, (Uit in Vlaanderen)
Program Monks Singing Pagans (Bagby, Marti, Rodenkirchen)
20 April 2018
City Konstanz, D
Program Oswald von Wolkenstein in Konstanz (Bagby & Rodenkirchen) Premiere!
08 March 2018
City Poughkeepsie, NY / Vassar College
Program Beowulf
04 March 2018
City New York City, NY / The Cloisters
Program The Wanderer (solo program) North American premiere
01 March 2018
City Dallas, Texas / Nasher Sculpture Center
Program Beowulf
27 February 2018
City Omaha, Nebraska / University of Nebraska, BSB Theatre
Program Beowulf
09–13 October 2017
City Venice (IT), Fondazione Cini
Program Seminar Roman de Fauvel. Music and Corruption in Paris at the Court of Philip the Fair (1300-1315)
5 October 2017
City Paris (FR), Musée de Cluny
Program Monks Singing Pagans
25 August 2017
City Basel (CH), Festtage Alte Musik
Program Endzeitfragmente
9 June 2017
City Essen-Werden, St. Lucius Kirche, 21:30. Organized by Folkwang Universität der Künste, Institut für Gregorianik
Program Beowulf
11 May 2017
City Paris, Université de Paris – Sorbonne, Amphithéâtre Richelieu
Program Beowulf
30 April 2017
City New York City, NY, Music Before 1800, Corpus Christi Church
Program Monks Singing Pagans
28 April 2017
City Chicago, IL, University of Chicago, Logan Center
Program Monks Singing Pagans
01 April 2017
City New York City, Symphony Space
Program Benjamin Bagby performs the ‘Hildebrandslied’ and other songs at book release event for ‘The Inquisitor’s Tale’ (audiobook version of Adam Gitwitz’s best-selling children’s book).
25 March – 2 April 2017
City Lafayette College, Vassar College, Princeton University, Yale University
Program Benjamin Bagby Beowulf tour USA
17 March 2017
City Basel (CH) Predigerkirche, Freunde Alte Musik
Program Monks Singing Pagans


Benjamin Bagby's teaching activities in 2018

In addition to his teaching position at the University of Paris - Sorbonne, where he has taught since 2005 in the professional masters program, Benjamin Bagby travels widely in 2018 to teach other practical workshops for young professionals:

Milano, Scuola Civica di Musica (Milano, Italy) 29-31 January
The troubadours of the Milano manuscript R71 sup. (late 13th century)

Folkwang Universität der Künste (Essen-Werden, Germany) April-June
Benjamin will join the faculty of this renowned masters program for liturgical chant performance and medieval music, specializing this year in music from Notre Dame of Paris. The dates of his courses: 13-14 April, 18-20 May, 28-30 May and 15-17 June. More information

Schola Cantorum Basiliensis (Basel, Switzerland) 25-26 May

7th International Course on Medieval Music Performance (Besalú, Spain) .
Music relating to the idea of the Crusades, especially in the 12th and early 13th centuries.

Amherst Early Music Festival (Connecticut College, New London CT) 15-21 July
An intensive course on the Roman de Fauvel (14th century)
July 21, 2018, 1 pm "Roman de Fauvel project" (student performance)

Burg Fürsteneck, Germany (31 August to 02 September
Fortbildung zur Musik des Mittelalters / Roman de Fauvel (guest instructor)

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