SONGS ABOUT HOPE April 29, April 30 and May 1
Esperance & Amors in songs by Machaut, Senleches & others
"The singing is both precise and fluid, immaculate and alive" -- Alex Ross, The New Yorker | Aug. 24, 2015
Jessie Ann Owens and Blue Heron are the 2015 Winners of the Noah Greenberg Award, given once annually by the American Musicological Society “for outstanding performance projects,” to fund a world premiere recording of Cipriano de Rore's “I madrigali a cinque voci” (1542).
"Metcalfe’s small choir, recorded live, allows the music’s sweetness, its modest sense of joy, to speak for itself." - Richard Fairman, The Financial Times, Dec. 11, 2015 (Four Stars)