The multi-talented Lori Lewis has launched an internet radio channel devoted to Lutheran music. That is to say, to 16th and 17th century sacred music with lots of hymns, chorales, and Bach. The channel is called Wittenberg Nightingale, after an epithet for Luther from the poet Hans Sachs, and is a spinoff of Lori’s Katie Luther project, the opera about Luther’s wife. [Read more…]
Remember Lori Lewis, who used to be a frequent commenter on this blog? She is a musician who used to be involved with the contemporary Christian music scene, discovered confessional Lutheranism, and became a critic of that genre. Now she’s a professional opera singer (as well as the mind behind the online lifestyle and arts magazine Everyday Opera). Her latest project: an opera about Katharine von Bora, the fascinating wife of Martin Luther.