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Medieval Music Ensemble Bernardus to Perform Feb. 14 in Ludwig Recital Hall

Posted Jan. 29, 2013

Jay WhiteMedieval music ensemble Bernardus will perform "The Eternal Flame: Visions of Love Throughout the Medieval World" Feb. 14 at 5:30 p.m. in Ludwig Recital Hall, located in the Music and Speech Building on the Kent State University campus.

The group, named after the troubadour Bernard de Ventadorn, presents the compelling and rarely heard repertoire of the Middle Ages.

Performers include founding members associate professor of music Jay White(countertenor) and assistant professor of music Craig Resta (vielle), along with associate professor of theatre Eric van Baars and assistant professor of music Marla Berg (readers). Jay White is pictured above.

This program offers a unique look at how medieval citizens expressed the various emotions and forms of love, both sacred and secular. The repertoire includes troubadour song, art images and poetic readings to illustrate love and passion among the lives of courtiers, troubadours and crusaders.

This event is free and open to the public.  For more information visit www.kent.edu/music or call 330-672-2172.

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For more information contact:
Effie Tsengas, etsengas@kent.edu, 330-672-8398