Date(s) of Performance



Ellen Hargis, Paul O'Dette


Soprano: Ellen Hargis; Lute & Theorbo: Paul O'Dette


The Power of Love is an amorous stroll through some of the most beautiful English love songs of the 17th century, with Ellen Hargis and Paul O’Dette’s masterful interpretations of works by English composers Nicholas Lanier, Henry Lawes and John Wilson. The pop hits of their time, these tales portray heroes and lovers as they tangle with the trials, triumphs and tribulations of eternal love. Set your passions afire with this delightful program celebrating the undeniable force of the human heart.Friends and colleagues for over 25 years, Ellen Hargis and Paul O’Dette bring an irrepressible spirit of drama, vivid musical imagination and fun to their voice and lute combinations. Each is a virtuoso in their respective fields. Their commitment to unearthing undiscovered musical treasures has made their intimate concerts must-see events.


Theatre and Performance Studies



Download Brochure/Program (295 KB)

Download Image (384 KB)

The Power of Love



To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.