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Schola Antiqua Concert: "Uncloistered: Sounds from the Convent"

Oct 25 to Oct 26 2014
Sacred Heart Parish
1077 Tower Rd.
Winnetka, IL 60093
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Schola Antiqua

Lumen Christi Institute

 

Hildegard_of_bingen_and_nuns“Uncloistered: Sounds from the Convent”
Saturday, October 25: 8:00pm
Sacred Heart Parish, Winnetka, IL
Sunday, October 26: 3:30pm
St. Clement Church, Chicago, IL

A concert by Schola Antiqua of Chicago Tickets available online or at the door (cash, check or credit)$25 adults / $10 student and senior

An expanded roster of outstanding female voices presents a wide-ranging program of music heard in convents before the turn of the seventeenth century. The ensemble will lure listeners into the sound world of nuns across medieval and early modern Europe, with soaring chants by Hildegard von Bingen, scintillating early polyphony from the Codex Las Huelgas, and poignant motets by Sulpitia Cesis.

Schola Antiqua of ChicagoArtist-in-Residence at the Lumen Christi Institute since 2008, is a professional vocal ensemble dedicated to western liturgical chant and polyphonic music before the year 1600. The ensemble is the 2012 winner of the Noah Greenberg Award, given by the American Musicological Society for outstanding contributions to historical performing practice.