Concerts

2014-2015, 25th Anniversary Season

Please join the Medieval Women’s Choir for another spectacular season of medieval music – and new works – from around the world.

Cantigas de Santa Maria

Friday, March 20, 2015, 8 pm Saturday, March 21, 2015, 8 pm Great Hall at Trinity Parish Church

The lively miracles performed by the Virgin Mary, as told in 13th-century manuscripts collected by King Alfonso X of Spain. This concert incorporates illuminations from the original manuscripts, shown by guest scholar-musician Robert Eisenstein, who joins the MWC instrumental band. With Marian Seibert, soprano, and Richard Hill, baritone.

Purchase tickets for Cantigas de Santa Maria

St. James Cathedral presents the Medieval Women’s Choir’s production of:

Ordo virtutum by St. Hildegard of Bingen

Friday, May 15, 2015, 8 pm Saturday, May 16, 2015, 8 pm St. James Cathedral

Marian Seibert (as Humilitas), Linda Strandberg (as Anima), Erika Chang, Rebekah Gilmore, Lisa Ponten, and Stacey Sunde join the choir in this partially-staged morality play about the Soul and its journey towards acceptance in the community of Virtues. Shira Kammen leads the instrumentalists.

Purchase passes for Ordo virtutum

 The Medieval Women’s Choir is a Resident Choral Ensemble at Saint James Cathedral.


Earlier this season:

Fountain of Life

Saturday, December 20, 2014, 8 pm St. James Cathedral

O Vivens fons and other songs by St. Hildegard of Bingen, a newly commissioned work by Karen P. Thomas, and the famous Christmas sequence Letabundus. This program highlights the choir in varying combinations, as well as MWC instrumentalists.

 The Medieval Women’s Choir is a Resident Choral Ensemble at Saint James Cathedral.

Alta Voce

Saturday, January 31, 2015, 8 pm Chapel at St. James Cathedral

The Medieval Women’s Choir presents sopranos Erika Chang, Rebekah Gilmore, and Linda Strandberg, with Shira Kammen on medieval fiddle and Bill McJohn on medieval harp, in St. Hildegard of Bingen’s telling of the legend of St. Ursula.

 The Medieval Women’s Choir is a Resident Choral Ensemble at Saint James Cathedral.