Christians and Jews in the Renaissance

October 1996

Music of faith, passion, exile and humor, including Gregorian and synagogue chant; music from the Inquisition; Sephardic melodies; music from Catholic Italy and Reformation France, Germany and England; polyphony by Salamone Rossi, the great Jewish composer of the Italian Renaissance; the synagogue scene from Vecchi's comedy, L'Amfiparnaso; and readings from the period, interwoven with the music.

Performance Dates

Saturday: October 5, 1996

Unity Temple
875 Lake St.
Oak Park, IL 60301

Sunday: October 6, 1996

Quigley Chapel
103 E. Chestnut St.
Chicago, IL 60611

Performers

  • Carol LoVerde
    Soprano
  • Dodie Morris
    Soprano
  • Deborah Guscott
    Mezzo-Soprano
  • Susan Schober
    Mezzo-Soprano
  • Cary Lovett
    Tenor
  • Tenor
  • Bass
  • Robert Heitzinger
    Bass
  • Jonathan Miller
    Bass