January 13, 2005
Ivory Consort

The Ivory Consort

"Music in the Land of Three Faiths"
Underwritten by: Spectrum Health

• Founded and directed by Jay Elfenbein
• Six person ensemble that specializes in medieval music performed on period instruments in an exciting and historically informed manner
• Program is a fascinating mosaic of songs from the Golden Age of Spain when Jews, Muslims and Christians forged a common musical language
• The program features 10th & 13th century songs in Ladino, Hebrew, Arabic and Galician-Portuguese and provides a historical context for the intermingling of cultures that took place

This performance is unavailable for broadcast.