Tuesday, July 26, 2011

The Byrd Festival 2011

The schedule to this amazing event is online and reprinted here.

Friday, August 12, 2011 at 7:30 P.M.
Opening Concert:
St. Stephen's Church, $20 general admission, $15 seniors & children

Saturday, August 13, 2011 at 11:00 A.M.
Opening Lecture
St. Stephen's Church, free-will offering

Sunday, August 14, 2011 at 8:00 P.M.
Compline, featuring Byrd's music for the Divine Office
Directed by Blake Applegate, Cantores in Ecclesia
St. Stephen's Church, free-will offering

Monday, August 15, 2011 at 7:30 P.M.
Pontifical High Mass (1962 Missal) for the Feast of the Assumption, featuring liturgical music from Byrd's Gradualia (1605)
Directed by Kerry McCarthy, Duke University
St. Stephen's Church, free-will offering

Saturday, August 20, 2011 at 11:00 A.M.
Second Lecture
St. Stephen's Church, free-will offering

*Saturday, August 20, 2011 at 7:30 P.M.
Solemn Pontifical Mass (1970 Missal), featuring Byrd's Mass for Five Voices
Cantores in Ecclesia, directed by Mark Williams, Trinity College, Cambridge
St. Stephen's Church, free-will offering

Sunday, August 21, 2011 at 11:00 A.M.
Solemn Pontifical Mass (1970 Missal) featuring Byrd's Mass for Three Voices.
Cantores in Ecclesia, directed by Mark Williams
Holy Rosary Church, free-will offering

Sunday, August 21, 2011 at 4:15 P.M.
Organ Recital at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral: "Byrd and Bach, an organ recital celebrating the music of two giants of keyboard composition," performed by Mark Williams, Jesus College, Cambridge
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, free-will offering

Sunday, August 21, 2011 at 5:00 P.M.
Choral Evensong featuring Byrd’s music for the Anglican liturgy
Cantores in Ecclesia, directed by David Trendell
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, free-will offering

Saturday, August 27, 2011 at 11:00 A.M.
Third Lecture
St. Stephen's Church, free-will offering

*Saturday, August 27, 2011 at 7:30 P.M.
Solemn Pontifical Mass (1970 Missal), featuring Byrd's Mass for Four Voices
Cantores in Ecclesia, directed by Mark Williams, Trinity College, Cambridge
St. Stephen's Church, free-will offering

Sunday, August 28, 2011 at 7:00 P.M.
Pre-Concert Lecture by William Mahrt
St. Stephen's Church,

Sunday, August 28, 2011 at 7:30 P.M.
Final Choral Concert
The Festival Choral Concert given by Cantores in Ecclesia, directed by Mark Williams, Trinity College, Cambridge
St. Stephen's Church, $20 general admission, $15 seniors & children