34 Seasons of Early Music in the Finger Lakes and Central New York

Stay tuned for our 2023-2024 season!

Friday concerts 7:30pm, First Unitarian Universalist, 109 Waring Road, Syracuse
Saturday concerts 7:30pm, First Unitarian Society, 306 N. Aurora St. Ithaca

Tickets: Individual tickets $30; Students and low-income $10.
All tickets are general admission; may be used in either Ithaca or Syracuse.

Our 2022-2023 season:

April 14/15, 2023
Cantatas and instrumental music by Benedetto Marcello and his wife Rosanna Scalfi Marcello: a fascinating story!
Laura Heimes, soprano; Shiba Nemat-Nasser, mezzo-soprano; Christopher Haritatos, cello; Andrus Madsen, harpsichord; Deborah Fox, theorbo

The Harp Speaks

March 10/11, 2023 (Friday in Syracuse, Saturday in Ithaca)
Visions of medieval women, led by Christa Patton, harp. Music and poetry of Guillaume de Machaut and more.
Camila Parias, singer; Ged Owen, actor; Christa Patton, harp; Dongmyung Ahn, vielle; Deborah Fox, lute.
pre-concert talks at 6:45pm

Characters of Paris

February 3/4, 2023
Robert Mealy, violin; Beiliang Zhu, gamba; Leon Schelhase, harpsichord. Jean-Philippe Rameau’s exquisite yet earthy trios, the Pièces de Clavecin en Concerts, with their musical depictions of a colorful cast of personages and places around the French baroque court.
pre-concert talk at 6:45pm

An English Evening

December 2/3, 2022
Cozy English renaissance consorts and songs for a winter evening. Music for voice, viols, and lute by Byrd, Dowland, Gibbons, and more.
Laura Heimes, soprano; Rosamund Morley, Arnie Tanimoto, Lisa Terry, Christel Thielmann, violas da gamba; Deborah Fox, lute
pre-concert talk at 6:45pm

Vivaldi North to South

October 21/22, 2022 (Friday in Syracuse; Saturday in Ithaca)
Pre-concert talk at 6:45pm!
Peter Hedrick Memorial Concert
Spectacular concertos for oboe, recorder, chalumeau, and violin by Vivaldi and his contemporaries, Locatelli, Zelenka, and more.
Nina Stern, recorder and chalumeau; Geoffrey Burgess, oboe and chalumeau; Julie Andrijeski, violin; Stephanie Corwin, bassoon; Sarah Stone, cello; Deborah Fox, theorbo; Leon Schelhase, harpsichord

Our Covid-19 Safety Policy for In-Person Events

For everyone’s safety, NYS Baroque may require masking and social distancing in seating. If you are feeling ill, please stay home. We will gladly exchange your tickets. Please check our website before the concert for any recent updates to our policy.

Ged Owen, actor, The Harp Speaks

We are thrilled to re-introduce this program to promote and encourage young emerging artists in the early music field. More concerts this spring!


Our 2020-2021 Season is still available for online viewing!

You can find more information on last season and how to stream individual concerts on the concerts and events page.