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How Baroque Musicians Improvised With Flair

Chicago is a city known for its improvisation. It’s the mecca of improv comedy, the birthplace of Chicago-style jazz, and, thanks to the Newberry Consort, it’s also a great place for improvisational early music. David Douglass, co-artistic director of the …

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What was the organetto?

One of the most fun things about attending an early music concert is getting the chance to see and hear instruments you might not have heard of before. In our next concert, featuring secular love songs from medieval France, we’ll …

Music of Sephardic Jews comes to Chicago

Posted By: chicagojewishnews October 11, 2017 By Ellen Braunstein, Special to Chicago Jewish News The Newberry Consort will present the music of the Sephardic Jews in Renaissance Spain at their first concert of the season, taking place Nov. 3 to 5 at …