Ensemble for Medieval Music. Benjamin Bagby, Director

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Concert Schedule

Forthcoming Concerts

11 May 2019
City Trollhättan Early Music Festival, Sweden
Program Beowulf
12 June 2019
City Boston Early Music Festival (USA)
Program Charms, Riddles and Elegies of the Medieval Northlands
16 June 2019
City Putney, VT (USA), Yellow Barn Festival
Program Beowulf
20 september 2019
City Zweibrücken/St. Fabianstift, Hornbach (D), Via Mediaeval
Program Oswald von Wolkenstein in Konstanz
04 October 2019
City Bingen (D), Festival Musica Antiqua Bingen
Program Monks singing pagans
28 and 29 February 2020
City Fundación Juan March, Madrid, Spain (at 7 PM)
Program Charms, Riddles and Elegies of the Medieval Northlands (8th-11th centuries)
April 2019
City Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris, France
Program Workshop Roman de Fauvel – part III

Recent Concerts

24 March 2019
City Köln, Forum Alte Musik
Program Monks Singing Pagans
01 March 2019
City Swarthmore PA (USA) Swarthmore College
Program Charms, Riddles and Elegies of the Medieval Northlands
14 December 2018
City Gdansk, Poland / Actus Humanus Nativitas
Program Monks singing pagans
7 December 2018
City Amherst, MA / Amherst College
Program Monks singing pagans
19-20 November 2018
City Madrid (tbc)
Program Beowulf
17 October 2018
City London (British Library)
Program Beowulf
30 September 2018
City New York City (Music Before 1800)
Program Beowulf
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


Benjamin Bagby's teaching activities in 2019

In March 2019, Benjamin will give two weekend courses on the solo songs of Philippe le Chancelier (d. 1236). The courses are being hosted by the Centre de Musique Médiévale de Paris. Dates: 9-10 and 30-31 March.
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After retiring from his teaching position at the University of Paris - Sorbonne, where he taught between 2005 and 2018 in the professional masters program, Benjamin Bagby continues to travel widely in 2019 to teach practical workshops for young professionals:

Folkwang Universität der Künste (Essen-Werden, Germany).
Benjamin has joined the faculty of this renowned masters program for liturgical chant performance and medieval music. The dates of his courses in 2019: 5-7 April; 26-28 April; 17-19 May; 30 May–01 June.
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For the second year in a row, Benjamin will teach an intensive course in the 8th International Course on Medieval Music Performance (Besalú, Spain): Songs of the troubadours (for singers and instrumentalists).
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Amherst Early Music Festival (Connecticut College, New London CT) 21-28 July:
An intensive course on the solo cansos of the Occitan troubadours, with a focus on songs from the great Milan songbook Bibl. Ambr. R71 sup. (for singers and instrumentalists).
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