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Byrd Ensemble – Flemish Masters
Markdavin Obenza, Artistic Director


This concert features the best Franco-Flemish composers of the Renaissance. The centerpiece of the program is Orlando Lassus's mass setting Missa super Bell' Amfitrit' altera, scored for eight voices. Accompanying the mass are two stunning motets by Josquin and Gombert, based on King David's lament over his beloved son Absalom.

PROGRAM
CRECQUILLON Pater peccavi
MOUTON Ave Maria virgo serena
JOSQUIN Absalon, fili mi
GOMBERT Lugebat David Absalon

CREQUILLON Ego flos campi
LASSUS Alma Redemptoris Mater
LASSUS Missa Bell' Amfitrit' altera

More information at byrdensemble.com.

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