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Name of performers in the ensemble and the instruments they play:
Ruth Cunningham, Marsha Genensky, Susan Hellauer, Jacqueline Horner-Kwiatek
Paragraph about the ensemble:
Renowned for their unearthly vocal blend and virtuosic ensemble singing, the four women of Anonymous 4 combine historical scholarship with contemporary performance intuition to create their magical sound. The ensemble has performed on major concert series and at festivals throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. Enchanted both by their live performances and by their eighteen recordings of medieval, contemporary, and American music, Anonymous 4's listeners have bought nearly two million copies of the group's albums on the harmonia mundi label.
Educational/Outreach add-ons available:
Choral masterclasses, ensemble coaching, lecture-demonstrations
Titles of touring programs for 2012-13:
Anonymous 4 will be celebrating their 25th anniversary during this season. Touring programs will include: ANTHOLOGY: 25 years with Anonymous 4. Medieval music, new music, and music from America, featuring at least one piece from each of the group’s 18 recordings for harmonia mundi usa. SECRET VOICES: The Sisters of Las Huelgas. Varied repertoire of 13th-century polyphony and sacred Latin song from all over Europe collected for a Spanish convent of rebellious, noble and aristocratic women. For current season tour schedule, please visit Anonymous 4's website.
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