Barr Smith Library

North Tce Adelaide

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Travel back to a Medieval Marketplace filled with sounds of minstrels, merchants, troubadours, monks and peasants. Join Lumina & the Lyrebyrd Consort in two gorgeous Adelaide venues to explore music from the Middle Ages with voices, rebec, flute & harp. Hear Cries of London, ‘Sumer is icumen in’ and songs from the Montserrat Codex. Don’t miss it!

Presented by:
Lumina Vocal Ensemble

Founded in 1999, Lumina specializes in discovering and performing music that is rarely heard. Ranging from Mediæval 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 five physical and two electronic CDs published, & over 180 tracks available online, Lumina is listened to by hundreds of people every day & has over a million views on YouTube. Medieval music is particularly popular but contemporary Australian music also gets steady exposure. Lumina is committed to sharing wonderful music with the world, seeking out moments of magic & challenging listeners with new ideas.