2016–2017 Season » Stile Antico

Stile Antico

FRIDAY | FEBRUARY 24, 2017 | 8PM
St. Paul Church, Cambridge

Stile Antico

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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

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ACCLAIM

“Breathtaking freshness, vitality and balance.”
—The New York Times

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PROGRAM

William Byrd: Vigilate
Robert Ramsey: Sleep fleshly birth
Orlando Gibbons: O clap your hands together
Cristóbal de Morales: Jubilate Deo
Tomás Luis de Victoria: O vos omnes
Byrd: Tristitia et anxietas
Thomas Tallis: Gloria Puer Natus Est
Sebastián de Vivanco: Veni Dilecte mi
Jacobus Clemens non Papa: Ego flos campi
Byrd: Ecce virgo concipiet
Tallis: In Pace
Phillippe De Monte: Super flumina babylonis
Thomas Tomkins: O Praise the Lord

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