Queen Christina: the Girl King

Kristina Augusta, Queen of the Swedes, Goths, and Wends, Grand Princess of Finland, Duchess of Estonia, Livonia and Karelia, Bremen-Verden, Pomerania, and Vandalia, Lady of Ingria and Wismar, was born to Gustav II Adolph, King of Sweden, and Maria Eleanora of...
Who Was Queen Christina of Sweden?

Who Was Queen Christina of Sweden?

For our next concert, happening March 3 to 5, we’re delving into the world of Queen Christina of Sweden, one of Europe’s most colorful and eccentric characters. We’ll be taking audiences on a musical journey of Christina’s life, performing music that was written for...
Meet Our Young Artist Mentoree Singer Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen

Meet Our Young Artist Mentoree Singer Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen

For our next concert, The Queen, happening March 3 to 5, we are pleased to invite countertenor Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen to perform with us as one of our Young Artist Mentorees! Cohen, 22, is a graduate of Princeton University who was recently selected as a national...

Behind-the-Scenes Rehearsal for Oswald von Wolkenstein Concert

Just a few days before our concert featuring the music of medieval nobleman, poet and composer Oswald von Wolkenstein! Here’s a short video of us rehearsing for the concert and performing the multi-layered melodies that co-artistic director David Douglass...

Getting to Know Medieval Instruments

One of the most interesting things about the Newberry Consort is the fact that we get to play so many different kinds of instruments depending on the time period that we’re focusing on in each concert. Some of the early instruments we play are recognizable and have...