About Musica Secreta

Background & Biogs

Musica Secreta, August 2016

For twenty years, Musica Secreta – co-directors Deborah Roberts and Laurie Stras – has been at the forefront of the discovery and interpretation of music for and by early modern women. We bring together internationally-acclaimed musicians and ground-breaking research to perform this fascinating and continually emerging repertoire.

Recordings

Lucrezia Borgia's Daughter

Lucrezia Borgia’s Daughter We are delighted to announce that our forthcoming CD, Lucrezia Borgia’s Daughter, will be released on Obsidian Records early in 2017.  We are particularly pleased to be working with Obsidian, a label that has established itself as a leader

Celestial Sirens

Celestial Sirens

Celestial Sirens is a South Coast-based amateur and semi-professional women’s voice choir, formed in 2002 by Musica Secreta director Deborah Roberts. Ranging in size from eight to thirty singers, depending on the project, Celestial Sirens performs plainchant and polyphony from

Reviews

Reviews

Concert Reviews | CD/Album Reviews Sacred Hearts, Secret Music The dark tale of Serafina (Sophia Brumfitt) a young novice was full of longing, mysticism and even some humour, all illuminated by exquisite music of the period, Ferrara in 1570. The