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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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Midtown Concerts sponsors lunchtime performances of music of the 18th century and earlier. Ensembles are chosen by a panel of early music specialists from the metropolitan area.

Time: Thursdays, 1:15–2:00 pm
All concerts are free; no tickets or reservations are necessary.

Concerts are in person at St. Malachy's Church, 239 West 49th Street, Manhattan, AND live streamed.