St Mary Schola presents Sing We Noel, a joyous celebration of the season. This program includes medieval processions, a mystical chant by Hildegard von Bingen, magnificent motets by Praetorius and Schütz, as well as haunting masterworks by Poulenc. Bach’s invigorating Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B-flat Major will feature the splendid string soloists, accompanied by harpsichord and lute. The concert will conclude with the entire Schola ensemble of singers and musicians coming together to perform a joyful Christmas anthem by Purcell.
A very moving concert of profound music, including Bach’s Cantata 159 'Sehet, wir geh’n hinauf nach Jerusalem' and Carissimi’s drama of foolish pride, Jephthah, as well as motets from the Renaissance, Baroque and modern era.
Friday, March 27, 7:30 PM Cathedral of Saint Luke, Portland
March 29, 4 PM Church of Saint Mary, Falmouth
A joyous spring concert featuring Monteverdi’s rarely performed drama ‘Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda’ interpreted by the Schola soloists and dancers, accompanied by strings, harpsichord, archlute. Light hearted madrigals and a Handel Chandos anthem will complete the concert.
Friday, May 29, 7:30 PM Cathedral of Saint Luke, Portland
Sunday, May 31, 4 PM,
Church of Saint Mary, Falmouth