Music

Supersize Polyphony

Saturday 16 October, 7.30pm 

Canterbury Cathedral Nave 
Tickets £30, £25, £20, £15 (incl. £1.50 booking fee) 
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Armonico Consort & Baroque Players 
Christopher Monks       Director 
English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble
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Heinrich Biber               Missa Salisburgensis à 53
Alessandro Striggio      Missa sopra Ecco Si Beato Giorno (60-Part Mass)
Thomas Tallis                 Spem in Alium
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Over the past twenty years, Armonico Consort has secured a reputation for staging spectacular large-scale concerts in ‘medieval surround sound’ which have earned them 5-star reviews in the national press. What better way to celebrate their 20th birthday milestone than with their most epic concert to date, featuring the most incredible music ever written. 

Join them as they celebrate with a unique programme of multipart polyphonic works from the 16th Century. Immerse yourself in their astounding sound world, as performers surround the audience to explore the genius of Tallis’ Spem in Alium and Striggio’s 60-part Missa sopra Ecco si Beato Giorno and the majestic splendour of the trumpet and drum fanfares found in Heinrich Biber’s Missa Salisburgensis, all interspersed with the timeless simplicity and beauty of Hildegard Bingen’s plainchants.

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DATE

Sat 16 Oct

TIME

7:30 pm

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