Tues, Oct 4, 2016
My heart remains with you
Medieval love songs inspired by Arthurian Romance
Copenhagen Renaissance Music Festival
Eager for new music from Asteria?
Worry not – we are busy this winter 2016 arranging and recording our 5th CD, an album of medieval English songs from the time of Richard III.
An often overlooked repertoire because of the relative paucity of English sources from this time, these gems will surprise you with their clever melodies and dramatic lyrics. Worth the wait!
Living a Dream in Burgundy
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Category Archives: Current News
Electrum Magazine has published a short piece we wrote about some of our thoughts on the context for medieval song. Read the article: Electrum Magazine
February 9, 2010: Love and passion–from the 15th Century! For Valentine’s Day early music duo Asteria performs 15th Century Burgundian love songs in the WQXR studio. Singer Sylvia Rhyne and singer/lutenist Eric Redlinger join host David Garland to talk about … Continue reading
Listen: http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2010/02/09/asteria/ St. Paul, Minn. — Capturing and performing the music of the medieval and Renaissance periods can be two separate things. The duo Asteria have taken ancient manuscripts and used their musical expertise and artistic reasoning to bring this … Continue reading
Classical Music with Walter Parker (listen online) Friday, 11/14/08 10am Veteran host Walter Parker presents the best in classical music, from familiar favorites to little-known gems. Regular live performances from the VPR Performance Studio add spice to the repertoire.
by BENJAMIN POMMERANCE It’s the stuff that fairy tales are made of. Boy meets girl. Boy and girl rendezvous in an enchanted place, joining in harmony beneath the clear blue sky. Boy and girl decide to meet again, and again, … Continue reading
Monday, October 1, 2007: Asteria joins host John Schaefer on “Soundcheck” to discuss their approach to early music, live in the WNYC studio.
By MARK POWELL As they prepare for a debut at the Boston Early Music Festival, the winners of the EMA Medieval/Renaissance Music Competition talk about their formation and their dreams for the future PERHAPS THE STARS had one fate in … Continue reading
15 Questions to Asteria Asteria seem to be full of tension and contradictions: On the one hand, there’s Eric Radlinger, who studied 20th Century composing techniques and listens to his music almost exclusively in digital file format. And on the … Continue reading