(Sylvia Rhyne, soprano, and Eric Redlinger, tenor and lute) seeks to
bring a narrative quality and emotional immediacy to their late-medieval
vocal and instrumental music. Their historically informed settings are
based on extensive archival research into original sources in Paris,
The Hague, and Basel, Switzerland.
Asteria's long awaited fourth release, For the Love of Jacqueline, reveals the breadth of expression achieved by just one composer, Antoine Busnoys, who was associated both with the Burgundian and French courts.
Soyes Loyal, Asteria's second collection of medieval French chansons, is a fascinating look at the dual image of the "Lady" and the "Rose" in both secular and sacred music of the latter Middle Ages. Features gorgeous music by Dufay, Jacques Vide and others!
Asteria's third release, Un Tres Doulx Regard, brings together a number of never-before-recorded gems from the Oxford 213 manuscript, along with more familiar favorites from Dufay, Binchois, and others.
Asteria's first release, Le Souvenir de Vous
me Tue, is an exquisite collection of French love songs from the
15th century featuring the work of some of the leading composers of the day, including Dufay, Binchois, and Robert Morton.
Watch music videos from Asteria's residencies in Dijon and the historic Chateau de Germolles in Burgundy.