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    The Virgin and the Singer

    Presented by at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational

    June 12, 2010


    The Virgin and the Singer

    Motets and mass movements in honor of the Virgin Mary by 15th-century composers working in French lands: Johannes Ockeghem, Johannes Regis, Pierre de la Rue, Johannes Ghiselin & Alexander Agricola. Also, the secular songs by Gilles Binchois and Guillaume Du Fay whose tunes were borrowed for the sacred music.

    Singers: Jennifer Ashe, Lydia Brotherton, Martin Near, Daniela Tosi?, Allen Combs, Owen McIntosh, Jason McStoots, Aaron Sheehan, Mark Sprinkle, Sumner Thompson, Cameron Beauchamp, Paul Guttry
    Instrumentalists: Laura Jeppesen & Scott Metcalfe, vielles

    Free pre-concert talk at 7:15 by Sean Gallagher
    sponsored by the Cambridge Society for Early Music

    Talk-back afterwards - stay and ask questions of Scott Metcalfe and Blue Heron singers.

    n.b. A version of this concert will be presented on June 13 at the Connecticut Early Music Festival: www.ctearlymusic.org. 


    First Church in Cambridge, Congregational

    11 Garden Street
    Cambridge, MA 02138

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    Admission Info:

    $50 Section A (reserved seating), $35 Section B, $30 Section C Discounts ($20 Senior/$10 student & low income/FREE under 18)

    General Day and Time Info:

    8 PM with a pre-concert talk at 7:15

    Phone: 617-960-7956

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