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The Byrd Ensemble

In the Midst of Life

Seattle, WA PST
The centerpiece of the program is English Renaissance composer John Sheppard’s Media vita (In the midst of life) written during London’s most deadly influenza epidemic that likely took the life of Sheppard himself. Accompany… read more

Prince of Music: Palestrina

Seattle, WA PST
Featuring Italian Renaissance composer Palestrina’s famous Missa Papae Marcelli, music by Orlando Lassus, and Spanish composer Tomás Luis de Victoria. More information.
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Past Events

Lessons and Carols (Broadcast)

Lessons and Carols (Broadcast)

Seattle, WA
Allegra from the Seattle Girls Choir under the direction of Sarra Sharif Doyle and the Byrd Ensemble will broadcast their annual performance of A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols popularized by the King's College Chapel. The program consists of nine readings, each followed by a traditional carol…
Wednesday, December 23 2020 7:30 PM 9:00 PM

NEW WORLD POLYPHONY

NEW WORLD POLYPHONY

Seattle, WA
This program features sacred music from the Two Mexico City Choirbooks of 1717. We will perform music by composers Antonio Rodríguez Mata, Antonio de Salazar, and Miguel de Sumaya, alongside music by old world icons that had an unmistakable influence on the Mexican polyphonic style—Tomás Luis de Vi…
Sat, Mar 27 2021 7:00 PM Sun, Mar 28 2021 8:00 PM

Christmas with the Byrd Ensemble

Christmas with the Byrd Ensemble

Seattle, WA
The Byrd Ensemble presents a Christmas program featuring traditional carol arrangements by British composers John Rutter, David Willcocks, Benjamin Britten, and more. Accompanying the carols is a reading of A Child's Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas, narrated by Lin Wilson. A family-friendly even…
Thursday, December 23 2021 7:00 PM 8:30 PM

BIG BYRD

BIG BYRD

Seattle, WA
Watch the broadcast online at www.ByrdEnsemble.com, on our YouTube channel, or on facebook. This special program features our namesake, English Renaissance composer William Byrd. One of the greatest composers of the Renaissance, Byrd wrote an array of sacred and secular compositions for both publi…
Sat, Oct 9 2021 7:00 PM Mon, Oct 11 2021 7:00 PM

Portuguese Polyphony (online broadcast)

Portuguese Polyphony (online broadcast)

Seattle, WA
Watch the broadcast online at www.ByrdEnsemble.com, on our YouTube channel, or on facebook. By the 17th century, the transition to the Baroque style was well underway. Portuguese Renaissance composers, however, were not quick to change with the times. Rather than adopting Baroque writing technique…
Fri, Sep 10 2021 7:00 PM Sun, Sep 12 2021 7:00 PM

The Dawning

The Dawning

Seattle, WA
The Byrd Ensemble and five cellos join forces to present a contemplative program of music featuring Allegri's Miserere, Arvo Pärt's Fratres and Seven Magnificat Antiphons; and Peter Hallock's The Dawning.  Ticket buyers will also receive access to the livestream. Concert duration: 1.5 hours, incl…
Saturday, April 30 2022 8:00 PM 9:30 PM

Lessons and Carols

Lessons and Carols

Seattle, WA
The Byrd Ensemble and Allegra from the Seattle Girls Choir under the direction of Sarra Sharif Doyle present Lessons and Carols, a performance based on A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols popularized by the King's College Chapel since 1918. The program consists of nine readings, each followed by …
Sunday, December 5 2021 3:00 PM 4:30 PM

Lessons and Carols

Lessons and Carols

Seattle, WA
The Byrd Ensemble and Allegra from the Seattle Girls Choir under the direction of Sarra Sharif Doyle present Lessons and Carols, a performance based on A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols popularized by the King's College Chapel since 1918. The program consists of nine readings, each followed by …
Sunday, December 11 2022 3:00 PM 4:30 PM

ILLUMINATING MORTAL SIGHT

ILLUMINATING MORTAL SIGHT

Seattle, WA
We look to the past to understand the present. While plagues, political and religious unrest, devastation, and loss are part of today’s world, they are echoes of our past. This concert featuring English Renaissance composers Thomas Tallis, William Byrd, Robert White, John Sheppard, and Franco-Flemi…
Saturday, October 15 2022 7:00 PM 8:30 PM

The Holly and the Ivy

The Holly and the Ivy

Seattle, WA
A festive Christmas program of traditional carol arrangements by John Rutter, David Willcocks, and Ralph Vaughan Williams; featuring organist Christopher Stroh. Accompanying the carols is a reading of A Child's Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas,  narrated by Classical KING FM host Dave Beck. A fam…
Saturday, November 26 2022 7:30 PM 9:00 PM

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