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Obrecht’s Saint Donatian Mass

Fri, October 14, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm UTC-4

$15 – $25

BCE’s season opens with  a recreation of the premiere of the Missa De Sancto Donatiano by Jacob Obrecht (1457-1505), first performed on 14 October, 1487. The concert will include information on the context and composition of the Mass by renowned Obrecht scholar M. Jennifer Bloxam (Williams College). It will include images of artwork, people, and places associated with this historic masterwork. We are pairing the music of Obrecht with three pieces by renowned Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaara, who died on July 27, 2016 at the age of 87.

Program

Missa De Sancto Donatiano (1487) – Jacob Obrecht
Gloria (Missa brevis) – Einojuhani Rautavaara
Credo (1972) –  Rautavaara
Troparion and Hymn (Vigilia) – Rautavaara
Various plainsong selections

 

Obrecht’s Saint Donatian Mass

Details

Date:
Fri, October 14, 2016
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
$15 – $25
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.bostonchoral.org/concerts/2016-2017-season/obrecht/

Organizer

Boston Choral Ensemble
Email:
membership@bostonchoral.org
Website:
www.bostonchoral.org

Venue

First Church in Cambridge
11 Garden St
Cambridge, 02138
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