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The Rose Ensemble: A Tudor Christmas

  • Church of the Holy Cross 1621 University Avenue Northeast Minneapolis, MN, 55413 United States (map)

Centered on the wealth of music associated with such legendary royalty as Henry VIII, Elizabeth I, and Mary Queen of Scots, voices and instruments resound in this joyful program for cathedral, court, and countryside. Works by Englishmen William Byrd and Thomas Tallis are featured alongside Scottish masters Robert Carver and Robert Johnson, as well as "Tudor tutor," Philip van Wilder. Compositions by Henry VIII himself are also showcased, including his famous Pastime with good company. The program is rounded out by carols and dances especially loved by Henry's daughters, Elizabeth and Mary, and wives, Anne Boleyn and Katherine Parr.

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Earlier Event: December 22
The Rose Ensemble: A Tudor Christmas
Later Event: February 17
Clerestory: Movement of Colors