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Songs of the Oracle

Lassus' Prophetiae Sibyllarum and motets by William Byrd
with Tramontana
November 6, 2015 @ 8pm - MIT Chapel, Cambridge, MA
November 8, 2015 @ 3pm - Church of the Advent, Boston, MA

Tramontana’s third season kicks off with an exciting program of prophecy and mysticism.  “Songs of the Oracle” is a creatively woven exploration of secular, mystical, and sacred beliefs about the coming of Christ.  The powerful Prophetiae Sibyllarum combine the mystical texts of the ancient oracles - including the oracle at Delphi - with some of Lassus’ most daring harmonies.  Motets by William Byrd explore these same ideas from the pen of a Catholic in hiding from a Protestant monarch.  Join us for an hour of sacred mysteries, secular prophecies, and glorious singing!

Earlier Event: November 2
Requiem - Duarte Lobo
Later Event: November 20
Byrd: Mass for Four Voices