An Elizabethan Christmas

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Wednesday, 03 Dec 2014 7:30pm

Southwell Minster, Nottinghamshire

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.

 

£12, £22 and £30 plus transaction fee*

 

Save 10% when you book tickets for this concert and our Rachmaninoff Vespers at Southwell Minster (3 June 2015) at the same time.

 

* 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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