The Dryden Ensemble's Queen Christina concerts
will take place as scheduled.

Saturday, January 19 at 7:30 p.m.
 Trinity Episcopal Church in Solebury, PA
Sunday, January 20 at 3:00 p.m.
Miller Chapel, Princeton Theological Seminary

If the weather forces us to cancel, 
 the update will be posted on our website:

2018-2019: 24th Anniversary Season
               Queen Christina Goes to Rome
The fascinating story of the unorthodox Swedish queen 
who gave up her throne for music, art, and religion 
in Rome. One of the most learned women in 17th-century 
Europe, Christina shocked her contemporaries 
by dressing as a man and refusing to marry.

The Actors
Roberta Maxwell as Queen Christina
Paul Hecht as narrator 

Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 7:30 pm
Trinity Episcopal Church, Solebury, Pennsylvania
Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 3:00 pm
Miller Chapel, Princeton Theological Seminary
Roberta Maxwell

Mirroring Christina's journey from Stockholm 
via Innsbruck to Rome, with excursions to Paris 
and Hamburg and ending in Rome, the music includes 
works by Buxtehude, Schmelzer, Frescobaldi, Lully, 
 Louis Couperin, Scarlatti, and Corelli.

The Instrumental Ensemble:
Vita Wallace and Dongmyung Ahn, violins
Jane McKinley, oboe
Lisa Terry, viola da gamba
Daniel Swenberg, lute & theorbo
Webb Wiggins, harpsichord


Between War and Peace:
The Origins of Queen Christina's Art Collection
Please join us at the Princeton Public Library for a talk
by Thomas Kaufmann, professor of art and archeology at Princeton University.
Free and open to the public

Sunday, January 13 at 3 p.m.

Co-sponsored by the library and the Dryden Ensemble

Upcoming Events

Musica Stravagante
Glorious music for oboe and strings
by German and Italian masters
April 6 & 7, 2019

Dryden's Garden Party
Music in the beautiful garden
of Carter van Dyke & Lynn Reynolds
June 2019
Date to be announced soon.

Our 2018-2019 Sponsor
Want to hear the Dryden Ensemble's
musicians talk about what they do?
Watch our video!
 (produced by Art Varga)
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