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2018–2019 Ensemble in Residence—Sonnambula

"Filling the galleries of The Met Cloisters with exquisitely presented ancient music will rescue the musical past from the prison of the archive so that it might inspire the future historians among us." —Elizabeth Weinfield, Sonnambula

Nestled in Upper Manhattan's verdant parkland, The Met Cloisters is a sublime and richly layered venue suggesting multiple narratives ripe for performative explorations. This season, MetLiveArts celebrates The Met Cloisters with a site-specific series that upends the idea of the historically-informed performance with an infusion of what the Early Music ensemble Sonnambula calls the historically-informed present.

Sound and the City: Street Cries from Renaissance London
Saturday, November 17, 3 pm

Spanish Christmas at The Met Cloisters
Sunday, December 23, 1 pm
Sunday, December 23, 3 pm

Leonora Duarte: Converso in Antwerp
Saturday, February 2, 7 pm

Sounding the Dutch Baroque
Friday, May 10, 6 pm
Friday, May 10 7 pm

Michael Praetorius: Dances from Terpsichore (1612)
Saturday, June 1, 3 pm

This residency is made possible by the Grace Jarcho Ross and Daniel G. Ross Concert Fund.

Live Arts programming at The Met Cloisters is made possible by Art Mentor Foundation Lucerne and the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation.

Transportation from The Met Fifth Avenue is available free of charge for all evening performances at The Met Cloisters. Space is limited; first come, first served. For more information, and to make a reservation, call 212-570-3750.

Image: Sonnambula. Photo by Paula Lobo