season@HOME | Episode 10: Holy Week in France

Pre-concert Talk
3 April 2021

Some of the most beautiful and virtuosic music of the Baroque was written for use during Holy Week. Why were these seven days so important?

Join Music & Artistic Director Michael Thomas Asmus as he uncovers the history behind the celebration of Holy Week in France.  

Concert Performance
3 April 2021

Complete with readings, chants, and beautiful music, explore what a Holy Week service might have sounded like in 1680s Paris. 

We perform vocal music written by Michel Lambert and Marc-Antoine Charpentier with instrumental selections by Henry Dumont and Charpentier.

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