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Harmonia

11:59pm

Fri January 2, 2015
Holiday Specials 2014

Holiday Specials 2014

A Choral Christmas with Stile Antico
Airs Thursday, December 18 at 12 noon.
Celebrate Christmas with the sound of soaring voices. Stile Antico, the award-winning choir from London, pays a visit to St. Paul's Church on Harvard Square for a concert of radiant sacred music for the Christmas season by the most acclaimed composers of the renaissance. Hear the group's luminous blend of voices sing the intricately woven music of Thomas Tallis and William Byrd. Hosted by Cathy Fuller of WGBH. 

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1:00pm

Thu April 17, 2014
Harmonia

Harmonia: Easter

Airs Thursday, April 17 at 1 p.m. An hour-long program of early music, celebrating the Christian holidays around Easter. Choral music from the times and lands of the Pre-Baroque era is all about endless layers upon layers of the richest of human and vocal harmonies. From the Renaissance through the baroque, music for Holy Week and Easter Sunday will be explored, in addition to a new release by Rinaldo Alessandrini's Concerto Italiano.  Hosted by Angela Mariani.

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10:00am

Sun December 22, 2013
Harmonia

Harmonia: Seasonal Settings and Angelic Appearances

Airs Sunday, December 22 at 10 a.m. Harmonia celebrates the holidays with seasonal settings and angelic appearances.  We'll hear renaissance composers' settings of chants for Christmas and behold earthly visitations by angels bringing glad tidings.  We'll conclude with a retelling of The Christmas Story, our featured release by Theater of Voices and Ars Nova Copenhagen.

Featuring music by Heinrich Finck, Heinrich Isaac, Francisco Guerrero, Antonio Coma, and much more.  Performed by The Rose Ensemble, the Theater of Voices, Francesco Tasini, Bernard Fouccroulle, the Tudor Consort, Oxford Camerata, and more.

9:00am

Sun March 31, 2013
Harmonia

Harmonia: Easter Traditions

Airs Sunday, March 31 at 10:00 a.m.  An hour-long program of early music, celebrating the Christian holidays around Easter. Choral music from the times and lands of the Pre-Baroque era is all about endless layers upon layers of the richest of human and vocal harmonies. From the Renaissance through the baroque, music for Holy Week and Easter Sunday will be explored, in addition to a new release by Rinaldo Alessandrini's Concerto Italiano.  Hosted by Angela Mariani.

11:00am

Wed November 21, 2012
Holiday Special

Harmonia: Harvest Season

Airs Wednesday, November 21 at 11:00 a.m. Harmonia rings in the harvest season with a cornucopia of early music delights!  We'll hear merchant cries from long-ago London, witness the marriage of music and ritual, and dine at Johann Hermann Schein's musical Banquet.  For dessert: our featured release Amor Vincit Omnia or "Love Conquers All."

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