The Newberry Consort
Dickinson artists-in-residence, The Newberry Consort, will perform “Forbidden Love: The Passion of Héloïse and Abélard,” on Saturday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. in Rubendall Recital Hall, Weiss Center for the Arts, 240 W. High St. The performance is free and open to the public.
The Newberry Consort will tell the love story of 12th-century scholar Pierre Abélard and his student, the young Héloïse D’Argenteuil, using costumed actors, medieval instruments, vocalists and projected images, including supertitles. Music will include works by medieval composers Guillaume de Machaut, Baude Cordier, Jacob Senleches and others. The performance is co-sponsored by the departments of classical studies and medieval & early modern studies.