Newberry Consort News

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30th Anniversary, blog, Uncategorized

Steve Player – Profile

This fall, we’re excited to perform some jigs that were common in Shakespearean England for our first concert of the season, entitled “Kemp’s Jig.” Back then, a jig was a humorous skit that was set to music and was usually performed at the end of a stage play or on...

blog, Uncategorized

Summer Diary, Part One

We here at the Newberry Consort often say we're bringing "the best in early music to Chicago and beyond," but if you attend our regular season concerts in Chicago you likely haven't heard much about "the beyond." This summer, we'd like to feature our directors'...