Friday, February 28, 2020, 7:00 p.m.
Enjoy Melos’ best selections of early music under St. George’s heavenly dome, with wine, cheese, and our acclaimed Silent Auction of Talents and Experiences. Support Melos’ Early Music programming and educational outreach! Bid on great weekend getaways in Prince Edward County, music and art lessons with Melos musicians and supporters, crafts, gift certificates to local restaurants, shops, and more! Preview our auction online by early February, 2020.
From West and East, 9th – 18th centuries
Hear the brilliant gifts of historic women composers, and passionate music written about women, spanning a millennium from Europe and around the Mediterranean. Melos is joined by Dr. George Sawa, qanun; Sadaf Amini, santour, historian and percussionist, Suzanne Meyers Sawa, who will shed light on women in historic music of the Arab world. Includes works by Hildegard, Kassia, Strozzi; songs of love and motherhood from West and East.