(Private engagements, weddings, and house concerts are not listed here.)
November 16, 2021, Christ Church in downtown Cincinnati. Michael Zaret and Lawrence Brown perform music of the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and two 20th-century pieces on the hurdy gurdy, gittern, cornamuse, recorders, and chalumeau. This duet has been very popular at retirement homes and museums.
We are currently available for performances. Contact us at: vintage_56 at fuse dot net.
This performance can be seen here: Music Live at Lunch (Our performance starts at the 4:33 mark).
February 7, 2017, Christ Church in downtown Cincinnati. A program of early Italian songs, including little known works of Stefano Landi. Bill Willits, theorbo, Tina Gutierrez, baroque guitar, Jackie Stevens, soprano, and Matt Zory, bass. Matt's bass was built in 1725.
July 2016, Starwood
August 2016, Southgate House
August 2016, Iris, Dowland Songs
|Sunday April 26th, 2009 in Northside Tavern's newly added concert hall. Another packed house! The Noyse Merchants played an assortment of medieval and baroque music, followed by Mayan Ruins, well-known for their own brand of eclectic world music. Karen Wissel (left) sang and performed baroque and other dances with the Merchants. Later, Zahara displayed her incredible belly-dancing routines with Mayan Ruins.|
|Tuesday March 17th, 2009 St. Patrick's Day at Sidewinders Coffee Shop in Northside. The Noyse Merchants presented a progam of Irish and Scottish music from the 16th through the 18th centuries to another standing-room only audience. Guest artist Karen Wissel sang three old Irish songs and performed a very energetic broom dance. Karen is known throughout the Cincinnati area as an accomplished professional dancer. Her singing skills are less well known. Tina played a Renaissance guitar (left) and a Baroque guitar (on the right). Larry played the lute and Lindsay the treble viola da gamba. Dave played a frame drum that pre-dates the modern Irish bodhrán.|
Friday June 6th, 2008 in Gajah Wong Restaurant's garden area. Our apologies to all the people who were turned away! We had no idea that the restaurant would be booked up for reservations so fast. Craig, the owner, was happy with the turnout but sad that he had to turn so many people down. For future events, please watch our calendar page and purchase tickets or make reservations asearly as possible!
March 22nd, 2008another sold-out performance at the Center for World Rhythms and Movement!
Northside Tavern November 20th 2008 performance to a standing-room-only crowd: Tina on Medieval Bagpipe, Larry on Medieval Hurdy Gurdy, Kate singing, David on percussion, Christina on Bass Viola da Gamba, Lindsay on Vielle.
July 21st, 2007. The Noyse Merchants at Kenton County Public Library. Tina (at left) played a medieval Citole.
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