Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

The Sisters of New France, Music from Colonial Louisana – Lecture

The Ursuline Manuscript: Changing Culture Through Music in 18 thCentury New Orleans

Tuesday 15 May 2018 6 p.m. Reception / 6:30 p.m. Program
When a group of Ursuline nuns arrived in New Orleans from Rouen in 1727, it significantly changed the sacred musical landscape in the Louisiana Territory of New France. Learn more about this special community of women that shaped the city’s cultural future.
The Catacoustic Consort presents Dr. Kim Pineda, musicologist and scholar-performer, as he discusses The Ursuline Manuscript (oldest known musical document in Louisiana musical history) and how the Ursuline nuns used it to change the culture of 18th Century New Orleans.
Free and open to the public . Reservations required : 513-621-0717 or email

Details of This Past Event
Date: May 15, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Mercantile Library (map)
Address: 414 Walnut Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

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