Meet Salomé and Lucía, two musicians in A Mexican Christmas!

Meet Salomé and Lucía, two musicians in A Mexican Christmas!

Meet Salomé and Lucía Two musicians in A Mexican Christmas! Sopranos Salomé Sandoval McNutt and Lucía Mier y Terán Romero will perform as part of the Convent Ensemble in A Mexican Christmas this December 6-8th! Read on to learn more about these multi-faceted artists...
An interview with  Dr. Robert Kendrick,  our pre-concert lecturer!

An interview with Dr. Robert Kendrick, our pre-concert lecturer!

An interview with Dr. Robert Kendrick our pre-concert lecturer!     We are so looking forward to the pre-concert chats at our upcoming performances of The Empress. At all three concerts, Dr. Robert L. Kendrick will be sharing his insights into Margarita...
The Wedding of Margarita & Leopold

The Wedding of Margarita & Leopold

The Wedding of Margarita & Leopold The marriage of the teenaged princess Margarita Teresa of Spain to her uncle, Emperor Leopold I, entailed a long-awaited, well-planned series of festivities. Like the union itself, the celebration of their wedding was designed to...
Who was Margarita Teresa?

Who was Margarita Teresa?

Born into the Spanish line of the Habsburgs, Margarita Teresa’s (1651-1673) birth was the product of one in a long line of avunculate—that is, interfamilial—marriages within the distinguished royal family. Her father, King Philip IV of Spain, married her mother,...
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,...

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