A WORTHY MIRROR

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A WORTHY MIRROR

February 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm EST

$25

“A Worthy Mirror” project represents a time-traveling dialogue with the 12th-century trobairitz—the feminine counterpart of the poet-composers known as troubadours. Together with guest artist Amanda Gookin of Forward Music Project, we are commissioning eleven female and non-binary composers to respond to and converse with the 36 extant trobairitz texts (of which we only have music for one). This body of lyric poetry represents a large group of historically female and anonymous femme voices in the literary tradition. Witty, ironic, heartbreaking, and erotic—these texts present a mirror to reflect upon what feels foreign about the past and what feels familiar, what is the role of gender and self in relationships, and how do we make space for the multiplicities of identity, both in the 12th century and today.

Organizer

Alkemie Early Music Ensemble
Phone
929-445-8613
Email
info@alkemie.org
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Other

Contact Name
Sian Ricketts, Tracy Cowart
Contact Email
info@alkemie.org
Performers/Faculty
Tracy Cowart, Sian Ricketts, David McCormick, Niccolo Seligmann, Ben Matus, Elisa Sutherland and Amanda Gookin
Registration Link
https://ci.ovationtix.com/36490/performance/11393361?performanceId=11393361

Venue

National Sawdust
80 N 6th St
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Phone
646-779-8455
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