Musical News: Jan. 2010

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“A Mediæval Triptych”

Early Music Vancouver presents a three-concert series featuring Sequentia and Dialogos on the 22nd, 24th, and 26th of January, 2010.
Preceded by an introductory lecture by Chantal Phan on the 14th of January.

January 14 from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. (T.B.C.), UBC Green College – Piano Lounge (Graham House)

Voices of the Medieval Lady: Music and Poetry of the Female Troubadours
A lecture by Chantal Phan, part of Green College’s Early Music Series: Green College and Early Music Vancouver have collaborated to showcase a series of lectures that aim to encourage an appreciation and understanding of music within an historical context. The lectures will also serve as in-depth introductions to repertoire to be performed at upcoming Early Music Vancouver concerts.

Friday, January 22 at 8:00 pm (pre-concert introduction at 7:15), UBC School of Music – Recital Hall

The Rheingold Curse
A Germanic Saga of Greed and Vengeance from the Mediæval Icelandic Edda

Sequentia, directed by Benjamin Bagby, presents a programme of poems from the Old Icelandic Edda, with instrumental accompaniment and interludes.

Sunday, January 24 at 8:00 pm (pre-concert introduction at 7:15), UBC School of Music – Recital Hall

Barlaam and Josaphat
Mediæval Wanderings of a Cosmopolitan Legend

Dialogos, directed by Katarina Livljanić, presents the incredible story of Josaphat and his master Barlaam: a Christianized version of Buddha’s life.

Tuesday, January 26 at 8:00 pm (pre-concert introduction at 7:15), UBC School of Music – Recital Hall

The Grail, the Knight and the Poet
The Mediæval Perceval Legend

Sequentia, directed by Benjamin Bagby, presents reflections of Perceval (Chrétien de Troyes, c.1190) and Parzival (Wolfram von Eschenbach, c.1210).

Project made possible through the generous support of Elaine Adair; in cooperation with the UBC School of Music and supported by the Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies at UBC.

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