St John's Anglican Church
Address: 379 Halifax St , Adelaide SA 5000
Wheelchair access: Yes
Due to popular request, repeat of our 2021 Fringe performance. Our audience said: “High quality, immersive experience”
“Get curious and come along. There is something for everyone to enjoy” “That was one BEAUTIFUL concert. I was transported to a place of divinity”
“Fascinating programming” “magical music”
Come hear the stories of women composers from the past nine centuries. From struggles and triumphs, to anguish and musical delight…
Two narrators tell the stories, with delicate accompaniment by lutenist Tim Kersten and Meg and Ellie Pope on strings.
Hear Hildegard of Bingen, Comtessa de Dia, Maddalena Casulana, Vittoria Aleotti, Lucretia Vizzana, Barbara Strozzi, Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, Clara Schumann, Mel Bonis, Catharina van Rennes & SA composers Anna Pope, Rachel Sag & Saam Thorne.
Lumina Vocal Ensemble has been working for over 22 years to perform music from 'outside the square'. Based in Adelaide, the group comprises experienced and emerging choral specialists and aims to share rare and inspiring music with SA audiences. Not only specialising in medieval music, Lumina also supports contemporary composers, particularly SA women composers. Lumina shares its performances with international audiences (~2m views), raising awareness of the huge talent we have in South Australia. Lumina recordings are used in schools for music education across the world. Our aim is to educate, share and support great music and musicians.