The Mistress: Madame de Pompadour

While Madame de Pompadour is best known as mistress to Louis XV, she was no mere vixen. Mesmerizing, fiercely clever, beautiful, and a relentless social climber, de Pompadour ultimately rose to a powerful yet precarious position: chief confidante to the King.  In our season closer, guest-directed by Debra Nagy, we invite you to explore de […]

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The Mistress: Madame de Pompadour

While Madame de Pompadour is best known as mistress to Louis XV, she was no mere vixen. Mesmerizing, fiercely clever, beautiful, and a relentless social climber, de Pompadour ultimately rose to a powerful yet precarious position: chief confidante to the King.  In our season closer, guest-directed by Debra Nagy, we invite you to explore de […]

$40 – $50

Juan de Lienas Vespers

No registration required. Launching on our YouTube channel on January 15, 2021. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLIzXGEWOFbs1Z8q5xkn5tg/

FREE ZOOM EVENT: Consider the Source – Reconstructing the Lienas Vespers with Ellen Hargis

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Ten years ago, I began my exploration of the Newberry Library's Mexican Choirbooks, a rare treasure from the Convento de la Encarnación in Mexico City. Five years later I began work on reconstructing the music for a Vespers service from the Choirbooks featuring compositions by native composer Juan de Lienas. Then, two years ago we […]

FREE ZOOM EVENT: CD Release Party!

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Juan de Lienas Vespers on Parma Records. Join us to hear excerpts, meet the artists and recording crew, and win a free CD! REGISTER TO ATTEND CLICK TO ORDER YOUR CD TODAY! JUAN DE LIENAS: VESPERS MUSIC FROM THE CONVENTO DE LA ENCARNACIÓN, MEXICO CITY THE NEWBERRY CONSORT Ellen Hargis Director Chicago's best-known early music […]

Keyboard Extravaganza!

Launching on our YouTube channel on February 19, 2021 featuring Charles Metz, David Schrader, and Frances Fitch.