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Stile Antico

A Divine Hope: Dante’s Journey from Inferno to Paradise
Saturday, April 13, 2024, 8PM
Church of St. Mary the Virgin

British vocal ensemble Stile Antico returns to tell the story of Dante Alighieri’s La Comedia (Divine Comedy), a masterpiece in the Western canon that has influenced our perception of the afterlife for centuries and inspired countless works of art, literature, philosophy, and music. With a program of prayers and texts from the epic poem set to music, Stile Antico takes listeners on a musical journey through the realms of Hell, Purgatory, and Heaven.

Stile Antico by Kaupos Kikkas 960x1446
photo by Kaupo Kikkas

British vocal ensemble Stile Antico returns to tell the story of Dante Alighieri’s La Comedia (Divine Comedy), a masterpiece in the Western canon that has influenced our perception of the afterlife for centuries and inspired countless works of art, literature, philosophy, and music. With a program of prayers and texts from the epic poem set to music, Stile Antico takes listeners on a musical journey through the realms of Hell, Purgatory, and Heaven.

Repertoire

  • Anon. 14th century

    Venite a laudere

  • Nicolas Gombert Media vita in morte sumus
  • Francisco Guerrero

    Vexilla regis

  • Orlande de Lassus

    Beati pauperes spiritu

  • Vicente Lusitano

    Regina cæli a 5

  • Luzzasco Luzzaschi

    Quivi sospiri pianti ed alti guai

  • Claudio Merulo

    Salvum fac populum tuum a 12

  • Claudio Merulo

    Vergine, madre, figlia del tuo figlio

  • Cristóbal de Morales

    Agnus Dei, Missa Mille Regretz

  • Cristóbal de Morales

    Asperges me

  • Giovanni P. da Palestrina

    Peccantem me quotidie

  • Giovanni P. da Palestrina

    Salve regina a 5

  • Tomás Luís de Victoria

    Te lucis ante terminum

  • Tomás Luís de Victoria

    Magnificat a 12

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