Cambridge Music Festival presents Venetian Coronation

Tuesday 14 November 2017
Trinity College Chapel, Cambridge
Cambridge Music Festival presents VENETIAN CORONATION

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Tuesday 14 November 2017 20:00
Gabrieli Consort & Players
Paul McCreesh conductor
 
‘The rapturous choral polyphony is enthralling.’ THE INDEPENDENT
 
‘Venetian Coronation is vividly atmospheric and engrossing.’ BBC REVIEW
 
The year is 1595. Venice is enjoying untold riches at the crossroads of international trade. St Mark’s – the ‘Chapel of Gold’ with its ornate mosaics – is packed with the great and good for the glorious coronation of the Doge, Marino Grimani. Brass fanfares, organ toccatas and the sublime singing of Andrea Gabrieli’s Mass echo around the bejewelled Basilica. The Gabrieli Consort’s dramatic recreation of this dazzling musical pageant is not to be missed!
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Running time 75 minutes without an interval

Running times are approximate and subject to change