Barr Smith Library Meeting Room

ADelaide University North Tce SA 5000

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A Medieval and Renaisssance Showcase

Two rare chances to experience music from the age of Richard the Lionheart to the court of Henry VIII – from the heart of the middle ages to the flowering of the Renaissance.
Join Lumina and Lyrebyrd as they conjure sounds of lilting minstrels, plaintive troubadours and devout monks, then weave the rich musical threads of cathedral polyphony, palaces and kings.
Lyrebyrd Consort will introduce and play early instruments from harp, lute and recorder to rarer instruments such as vielle, psaltery, crumhorn, cornamuse, rebec, oud and viol.
Join us in two of Adelaide’s most lovely acoustics for a special premiere. Don’t miss it!
Previous audience members said: “A joy from start to finish” “anyone who has even a passing interest in quality choral music owes it to themselves to hear this group.”
Presented by:
Lumina Vocal Ensemble

Founded in 1999, Lumina specializes in discovering and performing music that is rarely heard. Ranging from Medieval gems to masterpieces of the Renaissance and later, Lumina has also established a niche nurturing Australian composers, including performing dozens of world premieres.
Based in Adelaide, Lumina has developed an international following via recordings and the internet. With 5 physical & 2 electronic CDs published & 180+ tracks available online, Lumina is listened to by 100s every day and has over 1.5 million views on YouTube. Medieval music is most popular but contemporary Australian music is also getting steady exposure. Lumina aims to share wonderful music with the world, seek out moments of magic, challenge listeners with new ideas, and give old & new composers a new voice.