Music of the Baroque: Holiday Choral and Brass Concert

December 25, 2023, 8:00 pm

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Music of the Baroque’s Holiday Brass & Choral Concerts are an annual Chicago favorite. This performance, recorded in December 2022 at Saints Faith, Hope & Charity Catholic Church in Winnetka, is led by conductor Andrew Megill. Enjoy this festive celebration brimming with beautiful music for the season.

For a full program booklet, click here.

Poster for Music of the Baroque 2022-23 season with qr code linking to the 2022 Holiday Brass and Choral Program Book


A Spotless Rose

Jan Sandstrom: Lo, how a rose e’er blooming
Samuel Scheidt: Canzon cornetto à 4
Anon: Ther is no rose of swych virtu
Herbert Howells: A Spotless Rose
Giovanni Gabrieli: Sonata pian e forte
Felix Mendelssohn: Weihnachten

A Lily Among the thorns

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Sicut lilium inter spinas
Leonora d’Este: Sicut lilium inter spinas
Lodovico da Viadana: Sinfonia “La bergamasca”
Jeremiah Ingalls: Glory to God on high

The Rose Blossoms

Hugo Distler: Es ist ein Ros’ entsprungen
Benjamin Britten: A Hymn to the Virgin
Anton Bruckner: Virga Jesse
Johann Sebastian Bach: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 249
Tielman Susato: Suite from La Danserye

The Lily of the Valley

Melchior Vulpius: Es ist ein Ros’ entsprungen
Claudio Monteverdi: Ego flos campi
Raffaella Aleotti: Ego flos campi
Mateo Flecha the Elder: Riu, riu, chiu

A New World Mass

Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla: Missa Ego flos campi
Solemn Tone: Te Deum laudamus


Maurice, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel: Canzon
Michael Praetorius: Es ist ein Ros’ entsprungen