Torroella de Montgrí Festival: From Victoria to Cererols with Tenebrae

February 26, 2020, 10:00 pm

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Torroella de Montgrí (Photo: CésarOP, CC BY-SA 3.0 es, via la Wikimedia Commons)

Tenebrae, the British chamber choir specializing in Renaissance polyphony, presents the magnificent Requiem Mass by Tomás Luis de Victoria. The program opens with two works by Joan Cererols: the Salve Regina and the Battle Mass.
Recorded live in concert August 8, 2018 in the Church of Sant Genís in the small Catalan town of Torroella de Montgrí on Spain’s Costa Brava, the program was dedicated to the memory of economist and pedagogue Ernest Lluch.
Thanks to Classical WFMT’s association with the European Broadcasting Union, we’re able to offer tonight’s program as a stream for 30 days following the broadcast. A blue “Listen” button will appear when the stream is available.


Joan Cererols (1618-1676)
Salve Regina

Joan Cererols
Missa de Batalla (Battle Mass)

Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)
Officium Defunctorum. Missa pro Defunctis (Requiem Mass of 1605)

Tenebrae Chamber Choir
Xavier Puertas, double bass
Eva del Campo, positive organ
Nigel Short, conductor

Closing Theme for Baroque&Before:
Joan Ambrosio Dalza: Piva, performed by Musica Reservata (Boston Skyline BSD 123)