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    Respighi, Lauda per la Nativitá del Signore (Laud to the Nativity)

    Presented by at Old South Church, Boston

    December 16, 2011


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    Respighi, Lauda per la Nativitá del Signore (Laud to the Nativity)

    Ottorino Respighi was one of the great orchestral colorists of the 20th century, famous for symphonic poems, including Pines of Rome. His Laud to the Nativity, based on a 13th century poem, is a beautiful pastoral cantata depicting the birth of Jesus. Set for chorus with vocal soloists, a small wind ensemble, and piano, the work uses madrigals and plainchant to evoke an ancient simplicity while incorporating vivid modern harmonies and...

    Ottorino Respighi was one of the great orchestral colorists of the 20th century, famous for symphonic poems, including Pines of Rome. His Laud to the Nativity, based on a 13th century poem, is a beautiful pastoral cantata depicting the birth of Jesus. Set for chorus with vocal soloists, a small wind ensemble, and piano, the work uses madrigals and plainchant to evoke an ancient simplicity while incorporating vivid modern harmonies and beautiful orchestral colors.

    The concert includes traditional carols and sing-alongs in the second half.


    Old South Church, Boston

    645 Boylston St
    Boston, MA 02116

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    Admission Info:

    $25, $35, $45; 10% for seniors, students, groups of 6+, WGBH.


    General Day and Time Info:

    8:00 pm


    phone: 800-658-4276


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