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From Italy to Germany, May 2021

17th century German composers were strongly influenced by the Italian style of sacred and secular cantatas, adapted to both the German language and the latin texts beloved of Martin Luther. Grand and intimate works by Praetorius, Schütz, Schein and Kittel … Continue reading

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Galileo’s Daughters, March 2020

Premiere, Friday, March 12, 2021 at 7:00 pmAvailable through Thursday, March 18 at 7:00 pm Orpheus in ItalyMusic in the Age of Galileo Director and soprano Sarah Pillow, Mary Anne Ballard, viola da gamba, with lutenist Ronn McFarlane as Vincenzo … Continue reading

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Masters of the English Reformation, DELAYED

Sacred music from Elizabeth and early Jacobean England, featuring verse and full anthems by Byrd, Gibbons, Tomkins, Dowland and more — brilliant craftsmen of the new Anglican rite. Secular songs, madrigals and instrumental music by Byrd, Morley, Campion, Dowland and … Continue reading

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