“No one concert this group performs is conventional… One cannot deny PHOENIX’s superb musicianship in whatever it tackles. Those of us looking for first class performance will never be disappointed by PHOENIX. It has set new standards for Early Music performance in Israel.” Go Jerusalem
Passion, extravagance, a fusion of sacred and popular music in Spanish Baroque Naples. In the program the Israeli premiere of Cristofaro Caresana' theatrical cantatas La Tarantella, La Veglia and La Caccia del Toro together with Neapolitan folk songs and instrumental works by Andrea Falconieri.
A mystical program brings us the best of Baroque imagination: chariots of shadows carrying the Night while Angels glide in the skies, bright and fair. Starring Sharon Rostorf and a super team of PHOENIX musicians.
Myrna Herzog plays and introduces different bowed instruments which were in use in the Middle Ages (vielle), the Renaissance (rabel or rabeca - still used as a folk instrument) and the Baroque (baroque cello, bass viola da gamba and quinton).
A program of Spanish and Latin-American music from the archives the Seminario de Santo Antonio Abad de Cusco, conceived and directed by Myrna Herzog joining members of PHOENIX and Argentinian musicians. The concert takes place in Buenos Aires.
A Viol solo recital by Myrna Herzog in Istambul & Rio de Janeiro. New music for the viol as well as music by Ste. Colombe, Lully and Marais related to Alain Corneau's film Tous les Matins du Monde, followed by a lecture on the film's main character, the elusive figure of Mr. de Ste. Colombe.
The program is fully devoted to Jean-Philippe Rameau's Pièces de Clavecin en Concert, the sole chamber music work by the great composer. Immagination, refinement, pathos and boldness make those works a delight and a privilege to hear.
A viola da gamba solo recital by Myrna Herzog in Buenos Aires: The viola da gamba winding road from its birthplace in Renaissance Spain (mythical Sefarad) to Baroque Latin America and Japan.