Daniel Elyar

Daniel Elyar is an active performer and recording artist and has specialized in baroque performance practice in Europe and North America for more than twenty years.  Mr. Elyar has performed and recorded with ensembles in North America and Europe such as Tafelmusik, the Utrecht Baroque Consort, Concerto d’Amsterdam, Teatro Lirico, Concerto Palatino, Les Arts Florissants, the Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra, the New York Collegium, The King’s Noyse, The Newbury Consort, Ensemble REBEL (NYC), NY State Baroque, Tempesta di Mare, Washington Bach Consort, the  Bach Festival of Philadelphia, Clarion Players and Choir (NYC) and the Trinity Baroque Orchestra on Wall street.  Mr. Elyar is happily a founder member of the Franklin Quartet,  the Delaware Valley’s only Period Instrument string quartet.   Mr. Elyar has taught for over fifteen years at the Settlement Music School in Philadelphia and is full-time faculty staff there.   From 2014 to 2016 Mr. Elyar directed the Renaissance Collegium at Temple University.

Mr. Elyar holds a Bachelor of Music from the Cleveland Institute of Music, and Artist’s Diploma from the Sweelinck Conservatory (Amsterdam) and a Masters of Music from the Royal Conservatory (the Hague).  Some of Mr. Elyar’s teachers are Heidi Castleman, Sigiwald Kuijken, Lucy van Dael, Elizabeth Wallfisch and Monica Huggett.  Mr. Elyar has performed under the baton of directors as Andrew Parrott, Gustav Leonhardt, Ton Koopman & William Christie.  Mr Elyar has recorded for Chandos, Naxos, ELECTRA, ATMA, Musica Omnia – for which he was nominated for a Grammy for his work – and Hungarton labels. 


MAY PERFORMANCE CANCELLED - The Mistress: Madame de Pompadour (click for more information)

Dear Valued Patrons,
We regret to share that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will not present The Mistress: Madame de Pompadour this May 8-10th. We currently plan to reschedule this project for a special performance in August 2020. We hope to share more details on that soon. In the meantime, current ticketholders for May performances of The Mistress can choose to hold their ticket(s) and use them for the rescheduled event, or receive a voucher for the cost to be used for future Consort events, donate the cost of their tickets as a tax-deductible charitable contribution, or request a refund. Please note that season pass holders will receive a percentage credit or refund. To confirm arrangements, contact General Manager Hannah De Priest at manager@newberryconsort.org. You can also leave a voicemail at 773-669-7335 and she will call you back.

You can always donate to the Newberry Consort online  or via check. Our mailing address is The Newberry Consort, P.O. Box 60212, Chicago, IL, 60660-0212. Please reach out to manager@newberryconsort.org if you have any questions or leave a message at 773-669-7335 and one of our staff will be in touch with you.
We appreciate your understanding and very much look forward to welcoming you to Newberry Consort concerts in the future. Till then, wishing you all good health and safety in these uncertain times.