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.
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.
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.
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 staged morality play about the Soul and its journey towards acceptance in the community of Virtues. Shira Kammen leads the instrumentalists and Margriet Tindemans is music and stage director.
*Extra Concert* Subscribers will be the first to have an opportunity to reserve passes for this special concert in the Chapel at St. James, with very limited seating availability.
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 Margriet Tindemans on medieval fiddle, 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.
Season Subscribers receive:
- 23% discount off at-door single pass prices for season concerts
- Reserved seating section for all season concerts
- An opportunity to reserve passes before they are made public for the Alta Voce concert
- The benefit of supporting a unique ensemble in Seattle’s music community