Christmas concertIvo Haun, voice, Renaissance lute · Katharina Haun, cornet and recorder · Ryosuke Sakamoto, Renaissance lute and Renaissance viol more
European Christmas music of the late Renaissance
Three specialists for Renaissance music telling the story of the birth of Christ with selected wonderful settings composed around 1600 in Western Europe. Well-known melodies for the Advent and Christmas time will be performed in various combinations of voice and Renaissance instruments. The three musicians will present works by the great masters of this era, such as Cipriano de Rore, Michael Praetorius, Francisco Guerrero and Johannes Eccard. Elaborate embellishments, characteristic for vocal and instrumental music of those times, will play a central role.