2016–2017 Season » Stile Antico
FRIDAY | FEBRUARY 24, 2017 | 8PM
With the Voice of Melody: Music of Byrd, Gibbons, Victoria, Tallis, and more
Back by popular demand! Stile Antico is firmly established as one of the world’s most accomplished and innovative vocal ensembles. Working without a conductor, its members have thrilled audiences throughout the world with their fresh, vibrant, and moving performances. These superb young singers return to the BEMF concert stage with an enticingly varied program drawn from their own personal favorites. Each member of this self-directed ensemble has selected a beloved gem of Renaissance polyphony, including the ever-popular O clap your hands by Gibbons, Byrd’s stirring Vigilate, and masterpieces by Victoria, Tallis, Morales, Clemens, and many others. You won’t want to miss this incredible journey through some of the most outstanding vocal music of the Renaissance.
Pre-Concert Talk at 7pm
“Breathtaking freshness, vitality and balance.”
William Byrd: Vigilate