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.

For everyone’s safety, we may require masking. 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.

Announcing our 2022-2023 Concert Series

All concerts at Downtown United Presbyterian Church, 121 N. Fitzhugh Street, Rochester 14614
Audiences may be required to wear masks. Please read our Covid Policy, above. 

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 renaissance consorts and songs for singers, viols, and lute. Music of Byrd, Lanier, Dowland, and more.  

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Characters of Paris

February 5, 2023
@ 4 pm ET

Jean-Philippe Rameau’s exquisite yet earthy Pièces de Clavecin en Concerts trios, played by Robert Mealy, violin; Beiliang Zhu, gamba; Leon Schelhase, harpsichord. Robert Mealy, violin Beiliang Zhu, viola da gamba Leon Schelhase, harpsichord  

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The Harp Speaks

March 12, 2023
@ 4 pm ET

Visions of medieval women, led by Christa Patton, harp. Music of Machaut and more Christa Patton, harp and winds Dongmyung Ahn, vielle Deborah Fox, lute and more

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April 16, 2023
@ 4 pm ET

Cantatas and instrumental music by Venetian musical power couple Benedetto Marcello and his wife Rosana 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!

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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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