An Elizabethan Christmas

Friday, 11 Dec 2015 7:30pm

National Centre for Early Music: St Margaret’s Church, York

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

 

Three generations of English composers are represented in this evocative Christmas programme – Thomas Tallis, John Sheppard, William Byrd – and Orlando Gibbons, the ‘silver swan’ of the Elizabethan era who brought this golden age of music to its conclusion.

 

This concert will end at approximately 9.45pm.

 

We are delighted to return to the York Early Music Christmas Festival. For your tickets call the NCEM box office on 01904 658338 or book online via the link above.
£25.00 (concessions £23.00, students £5.00) including mince pies.

 

This concert has now SOLD OUT.

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