THE GESUALDO SIX ONLINE
Join us online from 17 December. Enjoy highlights from the Christmas Festival concerts at home.
Tickets on sale from now until 6 January. All concerts will be available to watch on-demand on ncem.co.uk/earlymusiconline from 10am 17th December 2021 until 5pm 13 January 2022.
£10.00 | Christmas Box Set £40.00
directed by Owain Park
Guy James countertenor
Joseph Wicks, Josh Cooter tenors
Michael Craddock baritone
Sam Mitchell bass
In Winters House
For centuries Christmas and the surrounding seasons have inspired composers to new
heights of invention. This programme reaches across the ages, from the eternal beauty of
the Tudor church right up to the twenty-first century, with each piece chosen to evoke a
sense of mystery and joy.
Anon. In Natale Domini
Josquin des Prez Praeter rerum seriem
Antoine de Févin Nesciens mater
Palestrina Ad te levavi
Byrd Rorate Caeli
Judith Bingham In Mary’s Love
Joanna Marsh In Winter’s House
Sally Beamish In the stillness
Trad. arr. Michael Praetorius Es ist ein Ros entsprungen
Anon. Angelus ad virginem
Trad. Maria durch ein dornwald ging
Trad. Veni Emmanuel
“The Gesualdo Six and Owain Park are just incredible at this ingenious programming, melding renaissance polyphony with contemporary choral music … it’s a very classy way to look at music by female composers that people might not know… blend and intonation really are [impeccable]… you can tell this is a group that work together almost constantly, they know each other’s voices so well.” BBC Radio 3 Record Review
Event Date: 17/12/2021 10:00 am
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