2012 FESTIVAL OF THE VOICE 18 May - 20 May 2012
8.00pm, Friday 18 May, 2012
Concert featuring arguably the three most celebrated composers from the Franco-Flemish school of the Renaissance,...
12.00 midday, Saturday 19 May, 2012
The Grammy award-winning composer Eric Whitacre discusses his love of early music with Dr David Skinner, Director of Music at
Sidney Sussex College and Director of vocal group Alamire. The discussion will be illustrated with recordings.
6.15pm, Saturday 19 May, 2012
Rosamond McKitterick, Professor of Medieval History, University of Cambridge, speaks on Cultural memory and the resources
of the past: setting medieval texts to music.
8.00pm, Saturday 19 May, 2012
The vocal ensemble Trio Mediaeval will be joined by Norwegian trumpet player/singer Arve Henriksen for a
concert in which medieval, contemporary and improvised elements merge.
There is a pre-concert talk at 6.15pm, free to ticket-holders.
Music from the 11th, 12th, 13th, 15th and 21st centuries
2.00pm, Sunday 20 May, 2012
The American basso profundo accompanies himself on the lute and archlute in songs by Dowland, Willaert, Marini, Johnson, Attaignant and Caccini.
The American basso profundo accompanies himself on the lute and archlute in songs by Dowland, Willaert, Marini,...
8.00pm, Sunday 20 May, 2012
I Fagiolini's Striggio Tour is supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England
Striggio: Mass in Forty Parts; Tallis: Spem in alium; Gabrieli: Magnificat
Cambridge Early Music is supported in 2012 by