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Celestial Sirens

From Courtesans to Cloistered Nuns: The Secret Music of the Celestial Sirens

During the 16th and 17th centuries in Europe, the women musicians were either courtiers, courtesans, actresses or cloistered nuns. For 20 years, Deborah Roberts and Laurie Strass have been researching and interpreting the musical work done by these early modern women, through the project Musica Secreta (Secret Music). In 2002, they formed the  “Celestial Sirens”, […]

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