Autumn in Italy - Viva Italia!
presented by San Francisco Renaissance Voices
Sunday, October 24, 7:30PM
St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 2300 Bancroft Way, Berkeley
Adults $30, 12 and Under $15
Experience you own Grand Tour of the European continent with our Season 2015-16 - and you don't even have to leave the San Francisco Bay Area! You'll experience the diverse music of the European Renaissance from the countrysides, cathedrals and castles where it all originated - including an exciting season finale concert featuring rarely-performed music for multiple choirs. Do join us for a concert - or the whole season!
Our Grand Tour begins with music from Italy's great castles, cathedrals, and lively countryside featuring Missa Nasce La Gioia Mia for six voices by Giovanni Pierluigi Palestrina based on the madrigal by Giovan Leonardo Primavera of the same name, performed by a sextet of our singers, you'll also enjoy rarely-performed madrigals by Asola, Vecchi, Casulana, Aleotti, Croce, Striggio & Marenzio for three, four, five, and six voices.