Meet Piffaro, our partners for our upcoming concert, The Marchesa!

Meet Piffaro, our partners for our upcoming concert, The Marchesa!

Our upcoming February project, The Marchesa, is a collaboration with Philadelphia-based wind band Piffaro. Like the Newberry Consort, (founded 1986), Piffaro is one of the longest running, most successful early music ensembles in North America. What began in 1980 as a...
Who was Isabella d’Este?

Who was Isabella d’Este?

Who was Isabella d'Este? February 7-9, 2020, we bring music from the unique court of Isabella d’Este to Chicagoland stages. These concerts, a collaboration with acclaimed Renaissance wind band Piffaro [link to website] will prominently feature our own Ellen Hargis...
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...

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