Schola Antiqua Concert "Sounds of Faith of Medieval Jerusalem"

Mar 9, 2018
Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall
1155 East 58th St.
Chicago, IL 60637
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Schola Antiqua of ChicagoArtists-in-Residence

An acclaimed soundscape of sacred and devotional song developed for The Met Cloisters museum, this one-hour program brings medieval traditions to life with sounds of status quo and religious change in and around Jerusalem. The vocalists of local ensemble Schola Antiqua are joined by special guests Amro Helmy, oud, and soprano Nell Snaidas.

Schola Antiqua also performed the same program on Sunday March 11 at St. Josaphat Parish.

To learn more about "Sounds of Faith," read this 2016 Commonweal review of the same performance.

To view photos of the performance, visit Lumen Christi's Facebook page.

Schola AntiquaArtists-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.