Music in Secret: Sounds from the Early Modern Convent

Mar 20, 2022
Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
5850 S Woodlawn Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637
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Free and open to the public. Cosponsored by the University of Chicago Division of the Humanities, the Illinois Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

The outstanding female contingent of Schola Antiqua presents a concert of medieval and early modern music by and for women in the convent. Their program "Music in Secret" includes works by Hildegard von Bingen and nuns from early modern Italy. The performance is complemented by keyboard works also heard in convents, played by organist and guest director Naomi Gregory. Cora Swenson Lee joins the ensemble on viola da gamba.