Schütz Musikalische Exequien

Transcendent music of the early baroque, including the Musicalische Exequien of Heinrich Schütz, Israelbrünnlein by Johann Hermann Schein, and excerpts from Symphoniae Sacrae of Giovanni Gabrieli. With guest artists Hans-Ola Ericsson and Mark McDonald, organ; Ryan Gallagher, cello; and Lena Weman, violone.

Fête de la Sainte-Cécile

Ensemble Scholastica hosts an evening gala to celebrate Cecilia, Patroness of music and musicians. Concert with Ensemble Scholastica and our guests, vocal ensemble One Equall Musick: 10th century plainchant for Cecilia's Day and a 16th century 12-voice Mass to Cecilia by the great Renaissance composer Palestrina. Followed by a fundraising gala to benefit Ensemble Scholastica, featuring musical performances by several other special guests. This gala concert in honour of St. Cecilia, patroness of music and musicians, includes a twelve-voice mass by Palestrina and tenth-century plainchant for St. Cecilia’s Day. One Equall Musick is excited to collaborate with medieval specialists Ensemble Scholastica under the direction of Rebecca Bain.