Thursday 21 March 2019 7:30PM
With their prize-winning recording having already received widespread acclaim, the German tenor Christoph Prégardien and the Canadian wind ensemble bring to Wigmore Hall the arrangement of Schubert’s great cycle by the group’s artistic director, Normand Forget.
Tickets are still available for this concert
The erotic poetry of the biblical Song of Solomon consistently inspired the masters of the Renaissance to some of their most ardent music. Love, desire and seduction are here explored in a rich selection of motets by composers from the Low Countries to the Mediterranean, tracing an expressive arch from the heat and intensity of Gombert and Lassus to the vivacious, polychoral conclusion in the works of Vivanco and Praetorius.