Asteria brings Medieval music to the 21st Century

by Steve Staruch, Minnesota Public Radio
February 9, 2010
LISTEN

St. Paul, Minn. — Capturing and performing the music of the medieval and Renaissance periods can be two separate things. The duo Asteria have taken ancient manuscripts and used their musical expertise and artistic reasoning to bring this music to light. They say the songs - some of which are 400 to 500 years old - aren't that much different than the love songs of today. Asteria is soprano Sylvia Rhyne and tenor and lutist Eric Redlinger. They spoke with Classical Minnesota Public Radio's Steve Starruch.

Guests

On Now

Listen to the Stream
  • Dolly Suite 10:27 Gabriel Faure
    Boston Symphony Orchestra
    Seiji Ozawa
    Buy Now
  • Past three a clock 10:23 Traditional
    Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
    John Rutter
    Buy Now
Playlist

You can now listen to Classical and Choral Music on your iOS (iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad) or Android device.

Classical Notes Blog

Read more