Center for Old Music

Art by ""Master of the Female Half-Lengths",
Flemish ca. 1530

Fire of the Spirit: Ancient Music by Women

Monday, May 21, 2018 at 7:30 PM
Maxwell Presbyterian Church
180 E. Maxwell St., Lexington, KY
Admission by donation

Come hear a springtime concert of sacred and secular works by women composers of ancient to baroque periods. Early medieval music of the 9th century Byzantine abbess Kassia and the 12th century mystic Hildegard von Bingen; a lament by Anne Boleyn; Italian vocal and instrumental music by Maddalena Casulana, Isabella Leonarda, and Francesca Caccini; solo keyboard music by √Člisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre; and other treats.

See video from our 2015 Christmas concert!


We continue to honor the memory of our founding director, Donna Boyd, as we celebrate over 40 years of joyful music making.