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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.
Gloria (Missa brevis) – Einojuhani Rautavaara
Troparion and Hymn (Vigilia) – Rautavaara