Stile Antico
April 19, 2020 at 3 p.m.
St. John's Episcopal Church
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Stile Antico

Sunday, April 19, 2020 at 3 p.m.
St. John's Episcopal Church

Stile Antico is firmly established as one of the world’s most accomplished and innovative vocal ensembles. Working without a conductor, its twelve members have thrilled audiences on four continents with their fresh, vibrant and moving performances of Renaissance polyphony. Its bestselling recordings on the Harmonia Mundi label have earned accolades including the Gramophone Award for Early Music, Diapason d’or de l’année, Edison Klassiek Award, and Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik. The group has received three Grammy® nominations, and performed live at the 60th Grammy® Awards at Madison Square Garden.

“Singing of the highest quality is assured”
– David Allen, New York Times – concert preview and “top pick”

Program:
Exaudi Deus orationem meam – Raffaella Aleotti (c.1575 – after 1620)

O nette, O ciel, O mar – Maddalena Casulana (c. 1544-1590)

Music for Margaret of Austria:
Absalon fili mi – 
Pierre de la Rue (c. 1452-1518)
Se jous souspire/Ecce iterum – anon. (probably Margaret of Austria)
Dulces exuviae – Alexander Agricola (1445-1506)

Ascendo ad patrem – Sulpita Cesis (1577 – after 1619)

Music for Queen Mary I:
Loquebantur variis linguis –
Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)
   Gaude, gaude, gaude Maria – John Sheppard (c. 1515-1558)

–– Interval ––

Salve sponsa Dei – Anon. (possibly Leonora d’Este)
O salutaris hostia
Sicut lilium inter spinas

Vagh’ amorosi augelli – Maddalena Casulana (c. 1544- c. 1590)

Music for Queen Elizabeth I:
O Lord, make thy servant –
William Byrd (c. 1543-1623)
Christe Jesu, pastor bone –
John Taverner (c. 1490-1545)
All creatures now are merry minded –
John Bennet (c. 1575-1614)
Calm was the air –
Richard Carlton (c. 1558 – c. 1638)

Cantemus Domino – Sulpita Cesis

Angelus ad pastores ait – Raffaella Aleotti

NEW COMMISSION – Joanna Marsh (b. 1970)

This concert will take place at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 225 French St, Bangor, ME.

Adult $36 | K-12 students free when accompanied by at least one paying adult | All fees included

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