In addition to his double bass career as soloist, orchestral performer and chamber musician, Phillip Serna has emerged among the nation’s leading advocates of the viol – the viola da gamba. On double bass, he performs with the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra and others. Co-founding the Chicago-area historical-performance ensembles Black Tulip, New Comma Baroque, the Spirit of Gambo – a Chicago Consort of Viols and ViolMedium, he’s appeared with Burning River Baroque, Les Touches… continue reading…
COMING SOON! Join our mailing list for pre-release discounts with digital downloads available September 1st & CDs available September 15th! Size Matt’reth Not – The Compleat Fantazias for 2 Treble Viols & the 3 & 4-part Consorts for the ‘Great Dooble Base’ by Orlando Gibbons (bap.1583-1625) …continue reading…
COMING SOON! OUR KICKSTARTER WAS FULLY-FUNDED – SHATTERED GLASS WILL BE AVAILABLE MARCH 8, 2020 FOR WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2020! Digital Downloads Available March 1st & CDs available March 15th! http://bit.ly/ShatteredGlassNewMusicForViolaDaGambaByWomenComposers3_2020 …continue reading…
Black Tulip returns with ‘Women & Power‘ – a new program focusing on heroines of the ancient world, both mythological and semi-historical. You’ll hear Alessandro Scarlatti’s “Lucretia Romana,” the intense cantata depicting a Roman matron whose rape and subsequent suicide led to tyranny’s overthrow; “Semele,” a cantata by Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre; “Judith,” Sebastian Brossard’s cantata about the biblical heroine; and a portrait of the Greek Poetess Sappho by English composer John Blow …continue reading…
St. Chrysostom’s Episcopal Church, Chicago, IL
Friday, November 1, 2019 7:00PM
Emmanuel Episcopal Church of La Grange, Sounds of the Sanctuary Series, La Grange, IL
Sunday, November 3, 2019 3:00PM
Early Music Series at the Byron Colby Barn, Grayslake, IL
Sunday, November 10, 2019 4:00PM
Live from WFMT, 98.7 WFMT, Renée Crown Public Media Center, Chicago, IL
Monday, November 25, 2019 8:00PM
MORE BLACK TULIP CONCERTS COMING SOON!
MORE NEW COMMA BAROQUE CONCERTS COMING SOON!
MORE VIOLMEDIUM CONCERTS COMING SOON!
MORE NC4 – THE NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE CHAMBER COLLECTIVE COMING SOON!
MORE VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY FACULTY CONCERTS COMING SOON!
EMMANUEL EPISCOPAL CHURCH OF LAGRANGE’S WOMEN IN MUSIC FESTIVAL COMING March 2021!