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Viriditas Prayer

Viriditas Prayer by Nancy Fierro, a noted pianist, recording artist educator and specialist in the life and work of Hildegard of Bingen.

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Hildegard Movie Review: The Unruly Mystic

The Unruly Mystic, a movie by Michael Conti, reflects the rich tapestry of Hildegard of Bingen’s work in the faces and stories of people from all walks of life as they share their inspiration and wisdom drawn from Hildegard.

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Jeanne Marie Spicuzza

A Discussion with Jeanne Marie Spicuzza

Jeanne Marie Spicuzza first found Hildegard of Bingen through Hildegard’s music. While working at a classical music store, Jeanne’s boss handed her a CD of Hildegard’s. From the first song, “Oh How Wonderous” (“O quam mirabilis est”), Jeanne was completely taken by the ethereal sound, she was in awe.

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San Francisco Ordo Virtutum

San Francisco Ordo Virtutum

Hildegard of Bingen’s Ordo Virtutum has experienced a renaissance in recent years. Several modern adaptations have appeared, one which was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. In 2017, the San Francisco Renaissance Voices along with Diana Rowan and Deepak Ram expertly performed a Contemporary Ordo Virtutum.

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Hildegard's Appetite for Virtue

Last Thursday, I was delighted to spend the evening in Salt Lake City’s Plan B Theatre to watch Tim Slover’s critically acclaimed play based on Hildegard of Bingen’s Virtue.  Simply stated, I loved it!  The acting was tremendous, the writing sublime, and the set held everything together with elegance. Appetite for Virtue The play kicks-off during…

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Victoria Sweet

Interview with Dr. Victoria Sweet

Chasing-down the ideas and prescriptions of a 900 year-old German nun and transforming them into relatable and actionable content is no easy task. So the discovery of Dr. Victoria Sweet was serendipitous on many levels. “Hildegard lets us tap into what we know is true; good and evil, virtue and vices.” – Dr. Victoria Sweet…

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God's Hotel

God´s Hotel, a book review

As we grow the Healthy Hildegard community, we intersect with others drawn to Hildegard. Each one offers a unique perspective on how Hildegard of Bingens’s life and body of work through writings moved and inspired their lives. Hildegard led us to God’s Hotel and Dr. Victoria Sweet, and for that we are grateful. (Since publishing this post,…

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Virtue and Hildegard Ordo Virtutum

This winter (February 2017), Plan-B Theater Company of Salt Lake City, Utah will produce the play Virtue, a modern extension of Hildegard Ordo Virtutum, written by playwright Tim Slover, PhD. We were lucky enough to spend some time talking with Tim, and the Artistic Director of Plan-B, Jerry Rapier, who will direct the production. We thought we’d…

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