Ensemble Eborensis, March 5

bvm_banner50I’ll be singing and conducting Ensemble Eborensis next Saturday, 5 March, 18h00, at the church of St Peter, S. Pedro do Corval, near Évora. This concert features our 3-voice programme “De Beata Virgine Maria: Polyphony and Plainchant of the Sixteenth Century”.

We will be performing motets and verses from hymns for 3 voices (SST or SAT) by Spanish composers such as Cristóbal de Morales and Juan Esquivel, and Portuguese such as Duarte Lobo and Manuel Cardoso and Francisco Martins. The plainchant centers around the feast of the Purification of the Virgin, the several antiphons for Vespers and Matins, from the 16th-century choir books that belonged to the Cistercian monastery of S. Bento de Cástris, near Évora.



3 Comments Add yours

    1. Yes, hope to make some videos of it.

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      1. gelsobianco says:

        Me too!


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