Mar 25

Otomae Meets Hildegard von Bingen

at James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall
  • Add to Calendar 2020-03-25 20:00:00 2020-03-25 20:00:00 Otomae Meets Hildegard von Bingen Otomae (1085-1169) was a Japanese singer and lyrical poet renowned for her presentations of popular music and the vocal genre known as imayo. On the other side of the world, St. Hildegard, also known as Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179), was leading communities of Roman Catholic nuns at Rupertsberg and writing poetry and music inspired by her 26 spiritual visions of a mystical life beyond our own, described in her text Scivias. The Barnard-Columbia Chamber Singers, in cooperation with the Japanese Department of Columbia University, celebrate the lives of these two remarkable medieval women in poetry and song. Photo: The Metropolitan Museum of Art music.barnard.edu James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall Barnard barnard-admin@digitalpulp.com UTC public

Otomae (1085-1169) was a Japanese singer and lyrical poet renowned for her presentations of popular music and the vocal genre known as imayo. On the other side of the world, St. Hildegard, also known as Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179), was leading communities of Roman Catholic nuns at Rupertsberg and writing poetry and music inspired by her 26 spiritual visions of a mystical life beyond our own, described in her text Scivias. The Barnard-Columbia Chamber Singers, in cooperation with the Japanese Department of Columbia University, celebrate the lives of these two remarkable medieval women in poetry and song. Photo: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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