Wednesday 20 December 2017 7:30PM

Ensemble Plus Ultra

Victoria, Guerrero, Byrd and more

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  • Ensemble Plus Ultra
  • Rachel Ambrose Evans soprano
  • Cecilia Osmond soprano
  • Martha McLorinan mezzo-soprano
  • David Martin countertenor and artistic director
  • William Balkwill tenor
  • Guy Cutting tenor
  • James Arthur baritone
  • Jimmy Holliday bass

Described by Early Music Today as ‘a crack squad of the finest British early music singers’, Ensemble Plus Ultra received the 2012 Gramophone Early Music Award for its ten-disc survey of the music of Tomás Luis de Victoria.

The group turns its deep affinity for the Spanish-born priest and composer’s work to a selection of Christmas pieces, set in company with exquisite seasonal motets by his 16th-century contemporaries.

  • Tomás Luis De Victoria (1548-1611)
        • Ave Maria
        • Magnificat quarti toni
        • Gaude Virgo Maria
        • Ave maris stella
        • Alma Redemptoris mater
  • Francisco Guerrero (1528-1599)
        • Canite tuba
  • Tomás Luis De Victoria
        • Ecce Dominus veniet
  • Interval
  • William Byrd (c.1540-1623)
        • Domine praestolamur
  • John Sheppard (c.1515-1558)
        • Verbum caro factum est
  • Tomás Luis De Victoria
        • O magnum mysterium
        • Quem vidistis, pastores
        • Magi viderunt stellam
  • Michael Praetorius (c.1571-1621)
        • Es ist ein Ros entsprungen
  • Anon
        • Verbo carum facta est: Y la Virgen le dezia
        • Coventry Carol
  • Hieronymus Praetorius (1560-1629)
        • Joseph, lieber Joseph mein
  • Encore
  • Hieronymus Praetorius (1560-1629)
        • In dulci jubilo

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