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Sequentia of Paris

Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Choir type: Professional Choirs
Voicing: Mixed
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 7:30PM
Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
18th and Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215)-587-3696
www.cathedralphilaconcerts.org
 
Featuring the Masterpieces of the Benedictine visionary and composer Hildegard von Bingen (12th Century), the 14th century mystical poet whose pen name was 'Praise of Woman' (Frauenlob), and sinuous settings of the Song of Songs from an Augustinian monastery in Bavaria, Sequentia presents a selection of the most innovative and expressive vocal music of the High Middle Ages in Germany.  The works of Hildegard will be featured, performed her by Sequentia's ensemble of 7 women's voices.  They will be joined by the core ensemle of men, for vocal and instrumental works from mystical poets of the German courts, schools and cloisters. 

Sequentia:

Benjamin Bagby,                (Director) Voice, Harp
Norbert Rodenkirchen,       Flutes, Harp
Wolodymyr Smishkewych  Voice, Organistrum
 

Sequentia Women's Vocal Ensemble:

Lydia Brotherton
Agnethe Christensen
Ester Labourdette
Sabine Lutzenberger
Elodie Mourot
Christine Mothes 
Lena Susanne Norin
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