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The improvisational style of Montreal-based Constantinople -- and the vocals of Acadian soprano Suzie LeBlanc -- will bring Strozzi’s baroque cantatas to life. The evening will also feature the instrumental works of Johannes Kapsberger. Event details: http://www.townhallseattle.org/early-music-guild-international-series-presents-constantinople-metamorfosi-musicali/

Renowned for its “expressive and elegant interpretations” of baroque music, Montreal quartet Pallade Musica will present creative works from Stile Moderno, the 17th century “modern” composition style. Event details: http://www.townhallseattle.org/early-music-guild-international-series-presents-pallade-musica-a-mio-modo/

Plague as a shared experience is as old as human history and the recent Ebola outbreak brings it once again into the spotlight. In this inspirational benefit concert, Early Music Guild presents the musical responses of Medieval European composers, alongside readings and songs from West Africa. Event details: http://townhallseattle.org/event/ebola-relief-concert/

San Francisco-based, 12-member ensemble Chanticleer, dubbed "the world's reigning male chorus," will explore the mysteries at the heart of the Christian story with music from different cultures of the Western world. Event details: http://www.townhallseattle.org/early-music-guild-international-series-presents-chanticleer-mystere/

Get a rare glimpse into the life of a critically-acclaimed film star, author, and comedic genius. In this special book signing/stand-up hybrid tour, Oswalt will share anecdotes from his early days in Los Angeles and his start in the business. Event details: http://www.townhallseattle.org/seattle-arts-lectures-presents-patton-oswalt-off-the-page/

Alexander Weimann (of the ensemble Tragicomedia) returns to Seattle to direct a performance of Handel’s famous oratorio “Theodora.” This performance is the first project of the newly-formed, regional collaboration Northwest Baroque Masterworks. Event details: http://www.townhallseattle.org/early-music-guild-international-series-presents-northwest-baroque-masterworks-handels-theodora/

SBO’s 2014-15 season kicks off with guest director Maute, who’ll direct "The American Dream" -- a celebration of early music in Boston -- with guest soprano Shannon Mercer. Event details: http://www.townhallseattle.org/seattle-baroque-orchestra-presents-the-american-dream-with-matthias-maute/

Under the artistic direction of Raúl Mallavibarrena, Musica Ficta is renowned for its innovative interpretations of early music. The acclaimed Spanish ensemble returns to Seattle with music of the Christian, Jewish, and Muslim cultures of Moorish Spain. Event details: http://www.townhallseattle.org/early-music-guild-international-series-presents-musica-ficta-traveling-music-of-three-cultures/

Galicia’s greatest traditional piper Nuñez comes to Seattle in a performance celebrating the music and cultural heritage of Spain’s Camino de Santiago. The "pop star" of traditional music and his quartet will offer a musical journey of the songs likely heard during the original Santiago pilgrimages. Event details: http://www.townhallseattle.org/early-music-guild-presents-carlos-nunez-a-celtic-musical-pilgrimage-to-santiago/

One of the most creative singing duos of the past several decades, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel’s impact is vast. In a tribute to this singing/songwriting pair, relive some of the pair’s greatest hits--”Mrs. Robinson,” “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” “Me and Julio,” and more.