Helios Illuminating early vocal music for contemporary audiences through powerful performance and celebrates the beautifully and creatively crafted music of our artistic ancestors.
Renewal and rebirth are hallmarks of the Renaissance. Our final performance brings this to life with music that was forward thinking and challenging to listeners of the time. We also present a set of pieces whose missing parts were reconstructed by a modern master. The programs ends with a reimagining of a master’s work.
Jacob Obrecht – Missa “Sub tuum praesidium”
Carlo Gesualdo – Illumina nos
Claudio Monteverdi – Gloria in excelsis Deo