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Carolina Pro Musica - 2019 - 2020 Schedule


Medieval Songs and Stories
October 5, 2019 7:30 PM
St. Martin's Episcopal Church
1510 East Seventh Street, Charlotte, NC 28204 

Carolina Pro Musica shares songs from the Cantigas de Santa Maria (compiling encouraged by Alfonso X), the rarely-heard Cantigas de Amigo, and selections from Carmina Burana, a manuscript dating from 1250 found in a Bavarian monastery. Hear music about the Blessed Virgin Mary, love and life.

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Carolina Pro Musica Christmas
December 14, 2019 7:00 PM and 8:30 PM
Historic St. Mary's Chapel
1129 East Third Street, Charlotte, NC 28204 

Annual holiday event with 17th and 18th-century music, readings of the season, carols for all to sing. Bob Sweeten, Max on the Bob and Sheri Show, returns to tell the Christmas story. Musicians appear in period attire.

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Eighteenth Century Innovation
February 8, 2020 7:30 PM
St. Martin's Episcopal Church
1510 East Seventh Street, Charlotte, NC 28204 

Bach and Vivaldi were creative. Bach used diverse emotions in the same composition (unheard of in his day). Vivaldi wrote for winds, strings and voice-rarely heard today. Rebecca Saunders sings Bach Cantata 199 and Vivaldi's "Umbrae carae". Edward Ferrell performs Vivaldi Concerto Op.10 #4.

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Uniquely English - Music of Purcell and beyond -To be rescheduled
March 28, 2020 7:30 PM
St. Martin's Episcopal Church
1510 East Seventh Street, Charlotte, NC 28204 

This wonderful concert has been postponed because of the closing of St. Martin's Church as a health precaution. Tickets will be honored on the reschedule date. The Baroque in England flourished under Henry Purcell but composers from other lands had to pick up the mantle. Works by Finger, Handel, Pepusch, & J.C. Bach.

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Awaiting space availability and regulations. Meanwile checkout our videos above
June 1, 2020 12:00 AM
TBA
TBA check back later, NC 

We await information about live or virtual concerts in the Fall of 2020. Be sure you are on our email to keep up to date.

   

Other Events


Medieval Songs and Stories
October 7, 2019 8:00 PM
Belmont Abbey Basilica
100 Belmont-Mt.Holly Rd, Belmont, NC 28012 

Music from around 1250. Excerpts from Cantigas de Santa Maria, Cantigas de Amigo and selected songs from Carmina Burana.

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GO Month Carolina Pro Musica: Medieval Tunes & Tales
October 24, 2019 6:45 PM
Gaston Conference Center
145 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Gastonia, NC 28052 

Gaston Arts presents Carolina Pro Musica during GO Arts week. Hear Songs and Stories from the Medieval times as relates to love, life, drinking and eating! Free! Doors open at 6:00 PM. Refreshments served. Sponsored in part by the NC Arts Council and Gaston Community Foundation.

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Medieval Tunes and Tales
November 9, 2019 3:00 PM
First United Methodist Church, Theatre
162 East Main St, Gastonia, NC 28052 (704) 864-4371

Carolina Pro Musica presents a family-friendly show of medieval tunes and tales about life, love, eating and drinking. Enjoy catchy tunes written about 1250! Part of Gaston Early Music Series (GEMS). Free admission. Donations accepted or contribute online. Supported by the NC Arts Council, the Gaston Arts Council, the Gaston Community Foundation and individual donors.

   

Write your Own Songs with Carolina Pro Musica
November 23, 2019 2:00 PM
Gaston Public Library
1555 East Garrison Boulevard , Gastonia, NC 28054 

In keeping with our performances of songs and stories, Jocelyn Thompson joins Carolina Pro Musica to assist folks in writing, composing and notating their original songs. Workshop lasts 2-3 hours. Piano and guitar available. Supported in part by the NC Arts Council, the Gaston Arts Council, the Gaston Community Foundation and individual donors. FREE!

   

Flowering of the English Baroque -cancelled
March 30, 2020 8:00 PM
Belmont Abbey Basilica
100 Belmont-Mt.Holly Rd, Belmont, NC 28012 

This event is cancelled due to the health situation. The Baroque in England flourished under Henry Purcell, but composers from other lands had to pick up the mantle. Works by Finger, Pepusch, Handel & J.C. Bach.

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GEMS: Music of Purcell and beyond - cancelled
April 3, 2020 3:00 PM
Covenant Village
1351 Robinwood Road, Gastonia, NC 28054 

The Baroque in England flourished under Henry Purcell, but composers from other lands had to pick up the mantle. Works by Finger, Pepusch, & J.C. Bach. A shortened version of our March 28 & 30 concert. Part of our Gaston Early Music Series with assistance from the NC Arts Council, Gaston Community Foundation and the Gaston Arts Council.

   

Write your Own Songs with Carolina Pro Musica - cancelled
May 16, 2020 2:00 PM
Gaston Public Library
1555 East Garrison Boulevard , Gastonia, NC 28054 

Our 2nd workshop. See Nov 23-19 above for details. Bring samples of your works. See our YOUTUBE channel for Workshop videos as a replacement for this event.

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