The Suspended Harp: Sounds of Faith in Medieval Jerusalem

Oct 23 2016 1—2pm
The Met Cloisters - The FuentidueƱa Chapel
99 Margaret Corbin Drive
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Schola Antiqua

Lumen Christi Institute

A concert by Schola Antiqua of Chicago (Lumen Christi Institute Artists-in-Residence)


The vocal ensemble Schola Antiqua of Chicago brings "musicality and sound beyond question" (Early Music America) to the sacred repertoire of Jerusalem: Georgian and Armenian hymns; cantorial psalms; Sufic devotional music; and Jewish, Christian, and Muslim calls to prayer. This program features special guests oudist Amro Helmy, and soprano Nell Snaidas.

Other performances:
Sun, Oct 23, 3 pm

Tickets to this event include Museum admission.

This program, made possible by the William S. Lieberman Fund, is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Jerusalem 1000–1400: Every People Under Heaven, on view September 26, 2016–January 8, 2017.

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.