top of page


This is a list of programs that have been and have yet to come.


4.23.23 at 4:00pm

Critters and Cranky Poets

Take a peek into the lives of 14th century Italians with poetry and music from the Squarcialupi Codex!


Poets of the 14th century in Italy were preoccupied with real life: hunting, unrequited love, frustration with other people...all highly relatable things. Composers set poems with energetic polyphony, complex meter changes, and playful imitation.

2.4.23 at 8:00pm (rescheduled)

Pilgrims, Martyrs, Saints

Inspired by the songs and harmonies preserved in the world’s first travel guide, the Codex Calixtinus, Scivias Medieval Ensemble invites you to travel along the Camino de Santiago to the shrine of St. James. Interwoven with the devotionals to St. James are hymns and ecstatic songs written by Hildegard von Bingen in honor of the martyred St. Ursula and her 11,000 virgin companions.

Star of the Sea FB Port.png


Star of the Sea

Among the many images and titles associated with the Virgin Mary, the metaphorical “Star of the Sea” is one of the oldest and most pervasive. This program explores works that pay homage to this moniker.

12.17.21 at 7:30pm


A holiday concert celebrating Advent, Annunciation, and Christmas Day. Works from Germany, Italy, Spain, and France.



Texts and Translations

2022-04-19 18-19.jpg

5.13.22 at 7:30pm

Springtime in Paris

Imagine yourself in the streets of Paris in the 14th century with this celebration of love, flowers, and warm weather! The singers of Scivias ensemble will present trouvère songs, secular motets, and complex polyphonic works of Machaut and his 14th century contemporaries.

Program and Translations

bottom of page