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  • The medieval concept of “courtly love” has remained over the centuries, evoking images of lavish royal courts and nobility jockeying for respect and status under the pretext of romance. Music and dance played a key role; here, the Ensemble Alcatraz performs 13th-century French and English love songs and dances to bring this ancient custom to life.

  • The medieval concept of “courtly love” has remained over the centuries, evoking images of lavish royal courts and nobility jockeying for respect and status under the pretext of romance. Music and dance played a key role; here, the Ensemble Alcatraz performs 13th-century French and English love songs and dances to bring this ancient custom to life.

  • The Iberian Peninsula in the 13th century was home to a great exchange of cultures. One result: the cantiga, a combination of old and new musics from Christian, Muslim, and Jewish sources that told stories of adventure, calamity, and redemption, here brought to life by the Ensemble Alcatraz.