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The Romantic Legacy of Renaissance Polyphony

USA Tour 2015

As part of Tenebrae’s 2015 USA tour, the choir takes the audience on a spiritual and historical journey beginning in Renaissance Spain and Italy with the sublime music of Lobo, Victoria and Allegri, before moving westwards to Mexico for Padill’as ‘Missa ego flos campi’

The second half of the concert features the music of German craftsmen Brahms, Bruckner and Reger, giving and insight that much of their inspiration originates not only from the counterpoint of Bach, but from the expressive polyphony of their Renaissance predecessors.

Tenebrae is delighted to return to the Cathedral Basilica of St Louis for the fourth occasion, where the choir made its USA debut in 2003.

Programme:

The Romantic Legacy of Renaissance Polyphony

Alonso Lobo Versa est in luctum
Tomás Luis de Victoria Tenebrae Responsories
Gregorio Allegri Misere mei, Deus
Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla Missa Ego flos campi

– Interval –

Max Reger Der Mensch lebt und bestehet
Johannes Brahms Fest- und Gedenksprüche, Op. 109
Anton Bruckner Ave Maria
Anton Bruckner Virga Jesse
Anton Bruckner Christus factus est
Johannes Brahms Drei motetten, Op. 110
Max Reger Nachtlied

Venue & Address:

Cathedral Basilica of St Louis, 4431 Lindell Blvd, St Louis, Missouri, 63108, United States

Artist(s):

Tenebrae