Early music for modern audiences

Now in our 18th season of world-class performances

Early music for modern audiences

Now in our 18th season of world-class performances

Please Read Our Covid-19 Safety Policy

Pegasus is committed to providing a safe environment for both our performers and in-person audience members throughout the season. For each concert we will be carefully following guidelines recommended or mandated by our venue, the Monroe County Health Department, and the CDC.

At this time, masks are strongly encouraged, but not required. If you are feeling ill, please stay home. We will gladly exchange your tickets. Please check our website before the concert for any recent updates to our policy.

We are grateful for your support and cooperation as we return to live music! Please feel free to reach out to us at info@pegasusearlymusic.org for more information.

Thank you for your support during our 2022-2023 Concert Series

Stay tuned to hear about our 2023-2024 series, soon!

Check out our YouTube channel to watch our concerts!

Vivaldi North to South

October 23, 2022
@ 4 pm ET

Chamber concertos for oboe, recorder, chalumeau, and violin by Vivaldi and his emulators: Locatelli, Zelenka, Telemann, and more. Julie Andrijeski, violin; Nina Stern, recorder and chalumeau; Geoffrey Burgess, oboe and chalumeau; Stephanie Corwin, bassoon; Sarah Stone, cello; Deborah Fox, theorbo; Leon Schelhase, harpsichord  

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An English Afternoon

December 4, 2022
@ 4 pm ET

Cozy English renaissance consorts and songs for a winter evening. Music for voice, viols, and lute by Byrd, Dowland, Gibbons, and more. Pre-concert talk at 3:15pm!  

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Characters of Paris

February 5, 2023
@ 4 pm ET

Robert Mealy, violin; Beiliang Zhu, gamba; Leon Schelhase, harpsichord. Jean-Philippe Rameau’s exquisite yet earthy trios, the Pièces de Clavecin en Concerts, with their musical depictions of a colorful cast of personages and places around the French baroque court. As of Sunday, January 29, all ticket purchases for Characters of Paris will be held at Will […]

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Christa Patton, harp

The Harp Speaks

March 12, 2023
@ 4 pm ET

Visions of medieval women, led by Christa Patton, harp. Music and poetry of Machaut and more. Camila Parias, singer Ged Owen, actor Christa Patton, harp and winds Dongmyung Ahn, vielle Deborah Fox, lute

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April 16, 2023
@ 4 pm ET

Cantatas and instrumental music by Venetian musical power couple Benedetto Marcello and his wife Rosanna Scalfi Marcello, and a fascinating story!  

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All concerts take place at Downtown United Presbyterian Church, 121 N. Fitzhugh Street, Rochester 14614. Parking is available in the lot across the street. The church is ADA Accessible.

Talented New Artists

Pegasus Rising, our concert series featuring young up-and-coming virtuosos of the early music world. Casual, cool, accessible, free!

Watch our 2020-2021 virtual season!

You can still sit back safely at home and enjoy music from the 16th century to the 21st, including 19th century Romantic music, fiddling, singing, and courtly entertainments; and a presentation about the baroque musical diaspora. Join us free and online!

Thank you!

Your support truly keeps us in business. We are so grateful.



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