Christians and Jews in the Renaissance - Chicago a cappella

Christians and Jews in the Renaissance

Program creation and Music Direction by Jonathan Miller

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

8:00 PM

Unity Temple

875 Lake Street
Oak Park, IL 60301

Sunday
October 6, 1996

3:00 PM

Quigley Chapel

103 E. Chestnut St.
Chicago, IL 60611

Performers

Matt Greenberg

Bass

Deborah Guscott

Mezzo-soprano

Robert Heitzinger

Bass

Susan Lerner

Mezzo-soprano

Carol Loverde

Soprano

Cary Lovett

Tenor

Jonathan Miller

Music Director and Bass

Dodie Morris

Soprano

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