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The Consort at Christmas: A Venetian Christmas


Armonico Consort’s Venetian Season


Tuesday 3 December 2013, 7.30pm

The Collegiate Church of St Mary, Warwick

Tickets: £32.50 (to include champagne reception in the crypt)/£21.50/£15.50/£11.00

Children under 16 are free when accompanied by an adult.


Thursday 5 December 2013, 8pm

Malvern Theatres

Tickets:  £25.00 - £16.00


Armonico Consort

The English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble

Director | Christopher Monks


Jubilate | Giovanni Gabrieli      

Missa in illo tempore |Claudio Monteverdi 

Magnificat | Giovanni Gabrieli               

O Jesu me dulcissime a 8 | Giovanni Gabrieli

Audite Principes | Giovanni Gabrieli       

O Magnum Mysterium | Giovanni Gabrieli

Hodie Christus Natus Est  | Giovanni Gabrieli



In a programme taking its inspiration from Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610, a carefully constructed evening has been created to evoke the extraordinary atmosphere of St Mark’s Basilica at Christmas time in Renaissance Venice, at that time one of the most powerful cities of the world. Featuring spectacular poly-choral works, including music in 16 different parts, no one will leave in any doubt as to how Venice secured the phenomenal reputation for music-making that has lasted over four centuries.