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Hildegard & Harmony


Good Health and Well-being: With melodies from Hildegard von Bingen the women's schola Ars Choralis Coeln in schwarzen Kleidern blicken in die Kamera Ars Choralis Coeln brings body and soul into harmony.

PSALM 2022

Be The Change

"Be The Change" is the theme of the Easter Festival Psalm 2022 in Graz and draws on "17 Sustainable Development Goals" of the United Nations. What can we all do to create a world that is fair, free and safe for everyone? Psalm 2022 seeks the answer with the help of seven of these goals, which are illuminated with great music. 


Ars Choralis Coeln in bunten Kleidern vor einer Kirche

Goal 3: Good Health and Well-being

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

St. Hildegard von Bingen’s music about health and the union between humankind and God in harmony with Nature, the unio mystica.


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Ars Choralis Coeln

Vocal ensemble

With its research and performance of music manuscripts from women’s monasteries and music by women in the Middle Ages, the women’s ensemble has made an international name for itself in the medieval music scene. The Cologne group focuses specifically on the repertoire of Hildegard von Bingen and develops many intercultural and interreligious projects.

Maria Jonas

Vocals, Trobairitz, Ensembleleitung

As a soloist or with her ensemble Ars Choralis Coeln – singer Maria Jonas is one of the most versatile interpreters of early and improvised music. Her adventurous spirit took her as far as Venezuela, where she directed a music school. She also studied oboe and devoted herself to her vocal training in London.


sung harmonic recipes of Saint Hildegard

She was an influential woman at a time when very few women were granted any kind of standing in public life: Hildegard von Bingen. The abbess looked after the physical and mental wellbeing of her nuns, identified the healing powers of herbs and tinctures and composed music for she was convinced that the harmony of music was heaven-sent and could heal both spirit and body. Maria Jonas and her female ensemble Ars Choralis Coeln sing Hildegard’s harmonious prescriptions.

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