Saturday, October 17, 2009 | 8:00 pm
Exuding “ethereal clarity” (BBC Music), the four women of Anonymous 4 fill Duke Chapel’s gothic alcoves with music from a convent in northern Spain, a crossroads of medieval Europe that turned out a new kind of sacred polyphony. As soul-shaking vocals resonate off stone walls, “the sound of heaven” fills the Chapel (American Record Guide).
Master Class with Anonymous 4
Sunday, October 18, 2009 • noon
Nelson Music Room
Part of Duke University’s Festival for Medieval and Renaissance Music.
“The harmonies produced by Anonymous 4 pack a transcendent wallop.”
Secret Voices: The Sisters of Las Huelgas, Music of Thirteenth Century Spain