Missa L’homme armé (Ockeghem@600, concert 3)

memling detail image

Image: St. Michael, detail from Hans Memling’s “The Last Judgment Triptych (Closed),” painted c. 1467-71. Muzeum Narodowe, Gdansk. Memling died in Bruges in 1494.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 7:00 pm
Phillips Church, Exeter, NH
The Gilbert Concert Series (Phillips Exeter Academy)

Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 8:00 pm
St. Mary’s Chapel (Boston College)

Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 8:00 pm
First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, 11 Garden Street

“Aided by the smooth and sleek sound of of the Blue Heron singers, the music’s texture came alive with great malleability.” — The New York Times (Feb. 18, 2015)

Ockeghem@600, concert 3: Missa L’homme armé
Blue Heron’s multi-year project to perform the complete works of Johannes Ockeghem (c.1420-1497) enters its second year with a program featuring his Missa L’homme armé, one of the first in a large family of masses based on the popular melody, and other songs and sacred music by 15th-century Franco-Flemish composers.

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About the Ockeghem@600 Project

Johannes Ockeghem: Missa L’homme armé, D’ung aultre amer
anonymous: Il sera par vous conbatu/L’homme armé
Philippe Basiron (c.1449-1491): D’ung aultre amer/L’homme armé, Salve regina
Johannes Regis (c.1425-1496): Celsitonantis ave genitrix

Pre-concert talk by Sean Gallagher (New England Conservatory), sponsored in part by The Cambridge Society for Early Music
Doors and box office open at 7:00 PM / Pre-concert talk begins at 7:15 PM

Paul Guttry, Steven Hrycelak, Owen McIntosh, Jason McStoots, Martin Near, Laura Pudwell, Mark Sprinkle, Sumner Thompson

Scott Metcalfe, harp & vielle