Regional events and speakers of interest to the Material and Visual Worlds Transdisciplinary Area of Excellence
Authority and Materiality in the Italian Songbook: From the Medieval Lyric to the Early-Modern Madrigal
May 1-2, 2015, Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Binghamton University
Funded by grants from the Material and Visual Worlds TAE and the SUNY Conversations in the Disciplines program, with additional support from Binghamton University's Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies and the departments of music, Romance languages and English. For complete information on the conference, go online.
Presented as part of the conference:
"Un petrarchino cantato" live performance with Blue Heron
8 p.m. Friday, May 1
Christ Episcopal Church, 10 Henry St., Binghamton
Boston's leading early music ensemble performs a concert featuring Renaissance settings of poetry by Francesco Petrarca (1307-1374), including madrigals by Jacques Arcadelt, Cipriano de Rore, Luca Marenzio and others.
General admission: $10
Binghamton University faculty and staff: $5
Binghamton University students: free
Tickets available at the door.