Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Rose Ensemble Candlelight Concert: Mystics, Prophets, Sages and Seers

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Rose Ensemble Candlelight Concert: Mystics, Prophets, Sages and Seers

Saturday and Sunday, March 10 and 11 (Twin Cities)
and Friday, March 16 (
Wisconsin)
(see times and venues below)
Rose Ensemble


The exquisite voices of the Rose Ensemble will treat you to a program of gorgeous Medieval and Renaissance music exploring prophetic and mystical texts from many world religions and the insight and spirituality shared by people from all cultures and nations. Includes the music and poetry of twelfth-century mystic and abbess, St. Hildegard von Bingen, Renaissance Lenten motets and new works by Minnesota composers Edie Hill and Abbie Betinis, all performed entirely by candlelight. The music is interspersed with related sacred and secular readings, which will be narrated by MPR’s Tom Crann. Also features a pre-concert discussion led by Rose Ensemble member and musicologist Tim O’Brien.

Mar. 10 (Sat.),
8:00 p.m. (pre-concert discussion at 7:00 p.m.)
Basilica of Saint Mary, Hennepin Ave. & N 17th St, Mpls.
Cost: $15, $23, and $33, reserved seating

Mar. 11 (Sun.),
7:00 p.m. (pre-concert discussion at 6:00 p.m.)
St. Paul Seminary (St. Mary Chapel),
2260 Summit Ave, St. Paul
Cost: $15, $23, and $33, reserved seating

Mar. 16 (Fri.),
7:30 p.m. (no pre-concert discussion)
St. Rose Convent Maria Angelorum Chapel
901
Franciscan Way, LaCrosse, WISCONSIN
Cost: $20 and $12, general seating

For more details, visit the Rose Ensemble website or call
(651) 225-4340.

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