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Preview: Medieval Song from Aristotle to Opera

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While writing her forthcoming monograph, Medieval Song from Aristotle to Opera, renowned medieval studies scholar, Sarah Kay, teamed up with Concordian Dawn to produce a multimedia publication and recording project currently set for release in the late summer of 2022 (Cornell University Press/MSR Classics). The ensemble gives the GEMS audience a “sneak peek” into this exciting release.

Kristina Boerger ~ soprano
Niccolo Seligmann ~ vielle
Christopher Preston Thompson ~ tenor and medieval harp, artistic director

Concordian Dawn, ensemble for medieval music, brings source material from centuries ago into conversation with the mindset of modern society. As recipients of a 2019–20 Ensemble Forward Grant from Chamber Music America, forthcoming albums include Fortuna Antiqua et Ultra (MSR Classics) and a collaboration with renowned scholar, Sarah Kay, entitled Medieval Song, from Aristotle to Opera (Cornell U. Press/MSR Classics).

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1:15 – 2:00 pm
All concerts are free; no tickets or reservations are necessary.

In person at The Church of the Transfiguration, 1 E 29th St, New York City

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