Asteria Medievale

Asteria is a vocal ensemble founded in 2003 that specializes in historically-informed performances of medieval and Renaissance music, based on extensive research with original source material. It is based in Brooklyn, New York. The act consists of Sylvia Rhyne, soprano, and Eric Redlinger, tenor and lute player. Their repertoire is anchored in 15th century chanson, including noted composers such as Du Fay and Antoine Busnoys.

Winners of the 2004 Unicorn Prize for best North American early music ensemble specializing in medieval and renaissance music, they have since toured extensively in Europe and the Americas. They have recorded 3 CDs of polyphonic chansons for the Magnatune label.[1][2]

Asteria is a member of GEMS, a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the promotion and advancement of early music in New York City.[3]


  • Le souvenir de vous me tue (2004) UPC: 643157337928
  • Soyes loyal (2006) UPC: 643157378396
  • Un tres doulx regard (2009) UPC: 859701552819
  • For the love of Jacqueline (2012) UPC: 859701552819


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-20. Retrieved 2010-01-19.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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