January 11-13, 2019
What’s Old is New:
The Leuven Chansonnier
Total concert time is around 80 minutes. There will be no intermission.
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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...Read More
Here at The Newberry Consort, we regularly invite upcoming and established artists from around the country to join us for our innovative, creative programs. We love exploring music with old and new friends! This week, we’re rehearsing for our upcoming program...Read More
In our upcoming program, What’s Old is New: The Leuven Chansonnier, we’ll perform music from the Leuven Chansonnier, a 600-year-old book containing 49 secular love songs from Medieval France. We’ve chosen 14 of those songs to perform in our concert, six of which...Read More
This January, we are excited to perform music that, until recently, was lost to the sands of time. Our program What’s Old is New: The Leuven Chansonnier features music from a tiny medieval songbook that was recently discovered. The book, which is still in its...Read More
Four years ago, some art collectors discovered a tiny, 600-year-old music book in a pile of artwork in Belgium. When they looked inside they discovered it was in almost pristine condition, barely touched since it was written in the 15th century. Now, the Newberry...Read More