The World of the Troubadours and Trobairitz

The World of the Troubadours and Trobairitz

Join us for at the West Tisbury Library on Sunday, July 15th at 3pm for the eighth performance of The World of the Troubadours and Trobairitz. This event will feature poems, songs, and music from a collection of 12th and 13th century poems from Southern France. This event is free and open to the public.

Island residents Jenny Allen, John Alley, Christopher Carrick, Jeanette Deemestére, Kanta Lipsky, Hunter Moorman, Arnie Reisman, Susanna Sturgis, and Gaston Vadasz will recite and enact the poems in English. After their rendition in English each poem will be sung in the original Occitan language by soprano Shannon Rose McCuliffe and tenor Daniel Gosten. They will be accompanied by Richard Maloney on the lute, Jan Elliott and Edward Merck on recorders, and Lisa Esperson, percussion and tambourine.