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The Alchemist: Magnificats of Orlandus Lassus

13 January @ 7.30pm to 9.30pm

St John the Evangelist Church, 109A Iffley Road
Oxford, OX4 1EH
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01865 613 507
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About The Alchemist: Magnificats of Orlandus Lassus

Magnificat returns to Oxford to celebrate the genius and creativity of Orlandus Lassus, whose Magnificats paid tribute to other Renaissance masters by reimagining their music. Rich, dark-hued compositions by Josquin, Morales and Verdelot contrast with exuberant polychoral works, culminating in Lassus’ brilliant 10-voice setting, Aurora lucis rutilat.


Josquin
Benedicta es
Lassus Magnificat Benedicta es
Verdelot Ultimi miei sospiri
Lassus Magnificat Ultimi miei sospiri
Lassus Motet & Magnificat Deus in adjutorium meum

Interval

Josquin Praeter rerum seriem
Lassus Magnificat Praeter rerum seriem
Morales Quando lieta sperai
Lassus Magnificat Quando lieta sperai
Lassus Motet & Magnificat Aurora lucis rutilat

Charlotte Ashley, Amy Haworth, soprano
Hugh Cutting, alto
Guy Cutting, Steven Harrold, Nick Todd, tenor
Ben Davies, Will Gaunt, Giles Underwood, bass
Martin Bolterauer, Clément Gester, cornet
Maximilien Brisson, Susanna Defendi, Emily Saville, Henry Van Engen, sackbut
Edward Higginbottom, organ

Philip Cave, conductor


Tickets

£5.00 – £25.00

Booking information

Prices:
Standard tickets – £15 to £25,
Concession tickets (over 60s, students & the disabled) £5 to £25.

Duration: 20 minutes, with an interval

Doors open: 7.00pm