Gesualdo Six
About The Series

Early Music

Renowned ensembles from all over the globe explore the musical riches of the pre-Classical era, from Medieval...

Early Music

Gesualdo Six

English Motets

Saturday, February 18, 2023, 8pm

Church of St. Mary the Virgin

Single Tickets on Sale: Monday July 25, 12pm
$128-$192 Buy Series Tickets

For their Miller debut, the award-winning British vocal ensemble Gesualdo Six explores Renaissance masterpieces from the Golden Age of polyphony in England. The program spans a period of two hundred years, encompassing intricately woven polyphonic works by Tallis and Byrd alongside the beautiful simplicity of pieces by Tomkins and White.


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Performers

  • Gesualdo Six

Repertoire

  • William Byrd Ave verum corpus
  • William Byrd Afflicti pro peccatis nostris
  • William Byrd ​Laudate Dominum
  • William Byrd Tristitia et anxietas
  • William Byrd Vigilate
  • Orlando Gibbons Drop, drop, slow tears
  • Thomas Morley Nolo mortem peccatoris
  • Sheryngham Ah, gentle Jesu
  • Thomas Tallis In jejunio et fletu
  • Thomas Tallis If ye love me
  • Thomas Tallis In manus tuas
  • Thomas Tallis Te lucis ante terminum
  • Thomas Tomkins When David heard
  • Thomas Weelkes All people clap your hands
  • Robert White Christe qui lux es et dies

Additional Information


Miller Theatre's 2022-23 season is supported by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature, and by the Howard Gilman Foundation.

Photo by Ash Mills