4/21/2012 4:42:00 PM Concert to focus on medieval nun
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Hildegard von Bingen is portrayed by Barbara Sukowa in the 2009 film Vision.
The women's a capella choir In Mulieribus offers a concert centering on Hildegard von Bingen, the polymath 12th century abbess, artist, composer, author, and philosopher whose music and poetry have resurged.
"Sister of Wisdom: Hildegard von Bingen in Song," is set for 7 p.m. Sunday, April 29, at St. Stephen Church, 1112 SE 41st Ave. in Portland.
The concert will feature sequences, hymns, and responsories by Hildegard and music by modern composers who were inspired to set her sacred poetry to music. In Mulieribus, directed by Anna Song, is an eight -member female vocal ensemble dedicated to the promotion and enrichment of community through the art of music with a focus on works written primarily before 1750. In mulieribus is a Latin phrase meaning "amongst women." For more information visit www.inmulieribus.org, email [email protected], or call 503-283-2913.
Tickets cost $20 for premium seating, $15 general, $12 students/seniors. They are available at www.boxofficetickets.com, at the door, or by mail to In Mulieribus, PO BOX 43, Portland OR 97207-0043.