In Memoriam - Barbara Thornton (Sequentia) Music by Hildegard von Bingen, Gregorian Chant, Huelgas Codex, motets and psalm. St. Johannes der Evangelist (Berlin, Mitte) Auguststr. 90
http://www.romantic-garden.com Diane Severson of Elysium sings Lute Songs by Dowland and Campion and Jazz standards alternately. Hourly on the hour for 20-30 minutes from 2pm (14:00) until 5:30pm (17:30). Park festival with craft market, story hour and games for children.
Sounds Like: Anonymous 4, Emma Kirkby, jill feldman, Anne-Sophie von Otter
Bio: Diane was a member of Elysium, which was previously profiled here.Elysium is a defunct vocal ensemble dedicated to expanding the boundaries of early music. The singers explore the intersection of early music with folk traditions and experiment with alternative forms of presentation.
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"The all-women´s ensemble Elysium hardly strived to reach Botticelli´s angels who sang behind them, nor any other elysian sounds.Rather, they attained an extremely fascinatingly earthly and modern sound-image.