All Saints’ Church, North Street, York
Wednesday 10 December 7:30pm
CHRISTMAS BY CANDLELIGHT
Ben Rowarth director
A Hymn of the Nativity
Christmas music by the Tudor Greats, William Byrd and Thomas Tallis, set alongside earlier carols of the medieval period and festive works of the 20th and 21st centuries, inspired by these 16th- century gems and woven together with the Advent Antiphons of the Salisbury Rite.
''Renaissance is one of the most exciting young a cappella groups to have set out its stall in recent years. Not only do they have all the now-normal attributes of good blend and tuning, they sing with unusual musicianship and understanding. An ensemble to watch.'' Peter Phillips, The Tallis Scholars