An Elizabethan Christmas

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Sunday, 30 Nov 2014 7:30pm

Milton Court, London

Ex Cathedra Consort
Jeffrey Skidmore conductor
Fretwork viol consort

 

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 020 7638 8891 or book online.

 

£10, £20 and £30 plus booking fee*

 

* £3 booking fee per online transaction, £4 by phone. No fee when tickets are booked in person.

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