An Elizabethan Christmas

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Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 7:30pm

Hereford Cathedral, Hereford

Ex Cathedra Consort
Jeffrey Skidmore conductor
James Johnstone organ

 

Programme includes:
Byrd               Mass for Four Voices
Byrd               Great Service (Magnificat & Nunc dimittis)
Gibbons        This is the record of John
Gibbons        See, see the Word is incarnate
Tallis              Videte miraculum
Sheppard      Verbum caro

 

Yuletide in the Elizabethan era was a time of profound spirituality as well as celebration – and composers such as Byrd, Gibbons and Tallis composed some of the most timeless sacred music ever created in these islands. This programme explores the grandeur, the emotion and the deep beauty that lay at the heart of Christmas festivities at the court of Elizabeth I.

 

This concert will end at approximately 9.45pm.

 

For your tickets, call 0121 345 0603 or book online.

 

£10, £17, £23 and £30 plus transaction fee*

 

* A £3 transaction fee, plus £1 (optional) postage, will be charged on all bookings except purchases made in person at the Town Hall or Symphony Hall Box office.

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