Music Mondays presents three performances in King Chapel, the centerpiece of the historic Cornell College campus. Each concert begins at 7:30 p.m. General admission for each concert is $10 ($5 for students) at the door. No advance ticket sales, no reserved seating. Admission is free to Cornell students, faculty, staff, emeriti faculty, and retired staff, and to Purple Pass holders.
Ensemble Chaconne enthralls audiences with dramatic period-instrument performances of music from Renaissance and Baroque Europe. Repertoire ranges from well-known masterpieces to recently discovered works. Peter H. Bloom (Renaissance and Baroque flutes), Carol Lewis (viola da gamba), and Olav Chris Henriksen (lute, theorbo and early guitar) bring exhilaration and theatrical intensity to an intimate chamber setting.
Orquesta Alto Maiz “The Salsa Band”
Orquesta Alto Maiz plays a wide range of Latin musical styles, including merengue, samba, cha-cha-cha, salsa, calypso, and boleros. Regardless of age group or musical preferences, Orquesta Alto Maiz strikes a common chord with its audience. Once exposed to this vibrant, pulsating music, people find it so irresistible their feet won’t keep still! Audience participation (dancing, singing) is encouraged. Once you experience them you will never forget them, Orquesta Alto Maiz, “The Salsa Band.”
Quink is a remarkable group of four Dutch singers with expressive a cappella programs of a varied repertoire. Their vast stock of works includes music from early Renaissance to music of our own time. The New York Times praised Quink’s collection of Benjamin Britten works saying it “reveals Quink’s elegant phrasing, impeccable intonation and a purity of tone reminiscent of Renaissance madrigals.”
View our archives for a full listing of previous Music Monday performances.