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Rediscovered 15th Century Songbook Produces ‘New’ Songs

Rediscovered 15th Century Songbook Produces ‘New’ Songs

Thank you to Eddie Arruza of WTTW for the wonderful article and video!   It’s a certainty you’ve never heard some of the music in the Leuven Songbook. It’s quite possible that no one else in the last 400 years has heard it, either. The nearly 50 short love songs,...
David Douglass

David Douglass

David Walker Concert Dangerous Love Lutenist and guitarist David Walker has performed extensively throughout the United States earning praise for his “surety of technique and expressive elegance,” (Columbus Dispatch) as well as his “tremendous dexterity and careful...
Music of Sephardic Jews comes to Chicago

Music of Sephardic Jews comes to Chicago

Posted By: chicagojewishnews October 11, 2017 By Ellen Braunstein, Special to Chicago Jewish News The Newberry Consort will present the music of the Sephardic Jews in Renaissance Spain at their first concert of the season, taking place Nov. 3 to 5 at Northwestern...
The Ethereal Voice of the Countertenor

The Ethereal Voice of the Countertenor

The countertenor singer — our modern day substitute for the castrato, or altered male voice — is one of early music’s great treasures. Ethereally beautiful and almost unearthly, this falsetto sound (think Paul Anka or Michael Jackson) brings you the...
Chicago author Sara Paretsky to narrate Queen Christina concert

Chicago author Sara Paretsky to narrate Queen Christina concert

It’s not often that you hear about celebrities endorsing early music. That’s why it’s especially exciting that Chicago-based author Sara Paretsky, famous for her V.I. Warshawski detective novels, will be participating in our next concert, happening March 3 to 5. A...

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