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Truth, Deception, and Transcendent Love: Medieval Latin, Occitan, and French Song

Christopher_Headshot_photo by Elizabeth van OsTenor and medieval harpist, Christopher Preston Thompson performs some of his favorite medieval Latin, Occitan, and French vernacular monophonic songs. Join him for musico-poetic reflections on life and love in the Middle Ages and hear songs from troubadours, trouvères, and some of the most luxurious Latin songbooks of the time.

Christopher Preston Thompson, tenor, medieval harp

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1:15 - 2:00 pm

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GEMS is a non-profit corporation that supports and promotes the artists and organizations in New York devoted to early music— the music of the Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, and early Classical periods.