ModernMedieval: The Living Word

When

Students and families can choose from the following times:

  • Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 8:00pm

Where

Summit Center for Arts and Innovation
1524 Summit Ave
St Paul, MN 55105

About the Show

Experts in both contemporary and early music, ModernMedieval interweaves in The Living Word ecstatic chants of 12th-century mystic Hildegard of Bingen with newly commissioned electronic and vocal music by Australian/Icelandic composer/producer Ben Frost and Puerto Rico–born composer Angélica Negrón, who perform their new works live with the ensemble. Electronic/pop singer/composer Julianna Barwick, who was featured in the Walker’s 2012 Sound Horizon series, also joins ModernMedieval for her new extended work Adder.

Children should be 14 years of age or older to attend this performance. 

Transportation

If you do not have access to a ride, call Project Success and we can provide transportation for you. Please let us know if you need a ride when you make your reservation. We will need at least 2 days’ notice to set up transportation.

Reserve Now

Request Tickets Online

or call Project Success at (612) 874-7710

This show is open to high school students.

Invited students can pick up tickets at the Project Success table in the lobby of the theater on the dates of the performances. Please arrive 20 minutes before the show to pick up your tickets. Each student/family may receive up to 4 FREE tickets.

Thank you to Project Success theater partner, Walker Art Center, for providing tickets to students at no cost.

Themes

  • This performance will be an inventive collaboration of unique artists. Their collective sound may be unlike what you’ve heard before. Listen to the videos posted below and you may be able to imagine how their voices will fit together. In a sense they are like most people, in that we each are comprised of many different qualities and traits that may not seem to fit together from the outside, but in fact fit very well in our individual identities. What would someone be surprised to learn about you, that they couldn’t guess from looking at you?

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