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.
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.