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FLORENCE: Christmas Music of the Trecento  

December 14, 2012    8pm
December 15, 2012    5pm
December 15, 2012    8pm
December 16, 2012    5pm
December 16, 2012    2pm
December 19, 2012    7:30pm
December 20, 2012    7:30pm
December 21, 2012    8pm
December 22, 2012    2pm
December 22, 2012    5pm
December 23, 2012    2pm
Pre-concert discussion Friday at 7pm
Folger Elizabethan Theatre

In 14th-century Florence, lay religious fraternities began incorporating vernacular ceremonial songs known as laude into their worship. This popular form entered the homes of the city’s courtiers, learned clerics, and middle-class urbanites. Hear these stirring laude performed along with cheerful dances and polyphonic works in joyous celebration of the season. With vocal ensemble Trio Eos, multi-instrumentalist Christa Patton, and period strings and winds.

Tickets: $50

 

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