Hymns for Greek Women, from Sappho to Roussos

Saturday, Oct 26, 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Kassia or Kassiani- an Eastern Roman abbess, poet, composer, and hymnographer

From the Greek humnos, a hymn is an ode or song of praise of a god or hero. Hymns for women carry a special significance in their worship of a woman’s strength or valor rather than her beauty or virtue.

This concert will feature music and poetry by Sappho, Kassia, Theodosia Roussos, and others.

WHEN: Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 8:00PM

WHERE: UCLA Powell Library Rotunda

FREE ADMISSION

(Donations kindly accepted)

FEATURING: Rachelle Romero (voice & harp), Theodossia Roussos (voice & composer), Argenta Walther (voice & percussion), Marylin Winkle (voice, vielle, & cello), Nicholas Bentz (violin), Kate Outterbridge (viola), Spencer Artwick (guitar)

 

Additional Information

Admission is free.