Helios Illuminating early vocal music for contemporary audiences through powerful performance and celebrates the beautifully and creatively crafted music of our artistic ancestors.
Light is a timeless, powerful image that bridges cultures, belief systems, and artistic expression. In mythology, the Greeks believed Helios to be the god of the sun. Composers of the Medieval and Renaissance Catholic church believed Christ to be the light of the world. Guided by their devotion, they crafted diverse pieces expressing the many meanings of light both sacred and profane.
Pérotin – Viderunt Omnes
Diogo Dias Melgás – Salve Regina
Jean Richafort – Lux aeterna