From WILL - Evening Concert -

“Advent Voices” and “A Choral Christmas with Stile Antico”

Tonight on WILL-FM it’s a special Evening Concert of holiday music.

7:00 PM:  “Advent Voices”

Lynn Warfel hosts an hour of contemplative music for the season.

 8:00 PM: “A Choral Christmas with Stile Antico”.

Celebrate Christmas with the sound of soaring voices. Stile Antico, the award-winning choir from London, pays a visit to St. Paul's Church on Harvard Square for a concert of radiant sacred music for the Christmas season by the most acclaimed composers of the renaissance. Hear the group's luminous blend of voices sing the intricately woven music of Thomas Tallis and William Byrd. Hosted by Cathy Fuller of WGBH.

Program:

William Byrd: Rorate cæli
Thomas Tallis: Videte miraculum
William Byrd: Tollite portas
Thomas Tallis: Agnus Dei, Sanctus and Bendictus (from Missa Puer natus est)
John Sheppard: Verbum caro
Tomás Luis de Victoria: O Magnum mysterium