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Thaxted Festival: Armonico Consort and the Choir of Gonville and Caius College

When
Friday June 22, 2018 at 8:00 pm
Where
Thaxted Parish Church, Thaxted
Tickets
£27 / £21 / £15 / £10 limited view / £12 age 30 and under offer
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  1. Missa Ecco si beato giorno (Mass in 40 parts) - Alessandro Striggio
  2. Spem in alium (40-part motet) - Thomas Tallis
  3. Plainchant and choral work - Hildegard von Bingen

Expect a mesmerizing evening of surround-sound supersize polyphony as three leading choirs combine to form a large vocal ensemble in the perfect acoustic of Thaxted’s magnificent medieval church, led by Armonico Consort’s Artistic Director, Christopher Monks. The programme interlaces Striggio’s Mass with items by Hildegard of Bingen, to create a vibrant experience which culminates in Tallis’s crowning motet Spem in alium. The combination of these leading vocal talents offers a rare opportunity to appreciate the flowering of sixteenth-century church music, and its roots in an even earlier plainsong tradition, in this most fitting of settings.


Venue
Thaxted Parish Church
Watling Street
Thaxted
Essex
CM6 2QY
England
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