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Voices Chorale to present “Masters of the Renaissance”
Mar 4, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Voices Chorale will be presenting “Masters of the Renaissance” on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 4pm in the beautiful chapel of the Princeton Abbey, located at 75 Mapleton Road in Princeton, NJ.
Under the direction of Richard Tang Yuk, the program features music of Byrd, Palestrina, Tallis, Weelkes, Parsons, and Gastoldi. Musicians performing are La Spirita, Viola da Gamba Consort which consists of Mary Benton, Patricia Hlafter, Judith Klotz, and Kathleen Spencer, and John Burkhalter III (Renaissance recorders) and John Orluk Lacombe (Renaissance flute).
The audience is invited to join Richard Tang Yuk and the performers at a reception after the concert in the chapel. Tickets are available online at www.voiceschorale.org or by telephone (609) 474-0331. A limited number of preferred seats are available for $35, general admission seating is $30, and students with ID are $10.00.
Dr. Richard Tang Yuk, Voices Chorale’s new Artistic Director, is the director of the Princeton Festival. To learn more about Voices’ Chorale go to www.VoicesChorale.org and Facebook.com/VoicesChorale.
About La Spirita – Viola da Gamba Consort: La Spirita ensemble specializes in the polyphony of the 17th century in England, Italy, France and Germany. Since 1995, La Spirita has been performing regularly in central New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvnia chamber concerts, including combined concerts with other early music groups. The ensemble is a member of the Guild for Early Music and the Viola da Gamba Society of America.
About John Burkhalter III: John Burkhalter III studied the performance of early music at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston under Daniel Pinkham and the performance of Baroque music at Harvard University under the noted Dutch recorder virtuoso, scholar and conductor Frans Bruggen. Mr. Burkhalter, artistic director of The Practitioners of Music also performs with Le Triomphe de l’amour, Brandywine Baroque, La Fiocco, the newly formed Princeton University group Early Music Princeton, and Les Agréments de musique. He has been heard on Public Radio Broadcasts and award-winning 18th/early 19th century historic site documentaries produced by Visionary Video Studios.