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The Gesualdo Six

Thursday 15 April 2021

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

As part of the Fresh Horizons concert series.

In their concert debut at St Martin’s, esteemed vocal consort The Gesualdo Six perform a selection of English motets by composers including Tallis, Gibbons and Byrd. This Easter-themed programme explores the extraordinary journey of innovation and change undertaken by composers during the religious turbulence of the sixteenth century, and the astonishingly beautiful music produced as a result.

Programme 

Gibbons – Come, Holy Ghost
Byrd – Ave verum corpus
Byrd – Aspice Domine
Dunstaple – Veni Sancte Spiritus
Cornysh – Ave Maria Mater Dei
Weelkes – All people, clap your hands
Byrd – Viri Galilaei
White – Christe qui lux es et dies (I)
Tallis – If ye love me
Tye – If ye be risen again with Christ
Mundy – A new commandment
Byrd – Laudate pueri Dominum
Tallis – Loquebantur
Gibbons – Drop, drop slow tears

Performers

The Gesualdo Six

How to watch the online concert

You can watch the performance from 7.30pm on Thursday 15 April and it will be available to watch as many times as you like for the following 30 days. Your access details will be sent to you 24 hours before the performance starts, with full details of how to watch the concert.

Our thanks to The National Lottery Heritage Fund, for supporting the Fresh Horizons concert series at St Martin-in-the-Fields.
Gesualdo Six and St Martin-in-the-Fields church are closely following government guidance and each concert will adhere accordingly to the latest advice.

Dates, Times & Book

Thu 15 Apr 7:30 PM £10 Book

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