Preseason Virtual Concert 2, The City of Ladies

Preseason Virtual Concert 2, The City of Ladies

Screening from Friday, September 30, 2022, at 5:00 pm through Friday, October 7, 2022, at 5:00 pm (MST)

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This concert is presented in partnership with Early Music Vancouver.

The link to view this concert will be sent out by email at 5:00 pm on Friday, September 30. For reservations made after Friday, September 30, a viewing link will be sent out as soon as possible during business hours (Monday–Friday, 9 am–4 pm MST).

About the Program
The City of Ladies
Featuring
Servir Antico (Belgium), directed by Catalina Vicens

This concert film, recorded in the medieval chapel of Notre-Dame-à-la-rose in Belgium, is a musical praise of women, featuring composers of 15-century Burgundy and France. Texts by revolutionary writer Christine de Pizan (1364–ca. 1430) and forward-thinking poet Martin Le Franc (ca. 1410–1460) provide a framework for the program. Christine de Pizan was harshly criticized for questioning the place, role, and society’s centuries-old treatment of women, and Martin, unlike most other men, championed her cause and brought awareness to the importance of women as active and multifaceted citizens in history.

This concert includes narrative and commentary by Catalina Vicens, director of Server Antico.

Artists

Michaël Grébil Liberg, voice, fiddle, cetera, and narration
Lieselot De Wilde, voice
Dina König, voice
Coline Dutilleul, voice and narration
Nolwenn Le Guern, fiddle
Catalina Vicens, organetto, clavisimbalum, and direction