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Performers in the Lienas Vespers CD
Newberry Consort releases new music collection, brings new life to Juan de Lienas’ 17th century collection

Newberry Consort releases new music collection, brings new life to Juan de Lienas’ 17th century collection

Ella Weaver, Reporter | The Daily Northwestern • February 4, 2021 • https://dailynorthwestern.com/2021/02/04/ae/newberry-consort-releases-new-music-collection-brings-new-life-to-juan-de-lienas-17th-century-collection/ The Newberry Consort is swapping out church...

June 3, 2020

June 3, 2020

A Message to our Audience We hope that you are all navigating these unprecedented times safely and securely. Although we could not bring you our last program of the 2019-2020 season due to the COVID-19 health crisis, we are busy at home planning wonderful programs...

Ilz Fantasie – Josquin

Ilz Fantasie – Josquin

Click below for another tantalizing preview of the beautiful Italian Renaissance music you will hear at these special concerts. In this clip, taken from a live performance, Piffaro musicians play Josquin's "Ilz Fantazie" which will be performed at our concerts Feb....

Marchesa 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 performing frottole, a...

Who was Margarita Teresa?

Who was Margarita Teresa?

Born into the Spanish line of the Habsburgs, Margarita Teresa's (1651-1673) birth was the product of one in a long line of avunculate—that is, interfamilial—marriages within the distinguished royal family. Her father, King Philip IV of Spain, married her mother,...