Join Sara Schneider, host and producer of the nationally-syndicated program, Early Music Now, for O Sacred Banquet: Music for Holy Week and Easter. Mark the season with this one-hour special highlighting music from England, Italy, Spain, and Germany, from the 16th-18th centuries.
Included are a celebratory anthem for Palm Sunday by Orlando Gibbons, Hosanna to the Son of David, a heartfelt meditation on the cross by Palestrina, selections from Bach‘s Easter Oratorio, and Thomas Crecquillon‘s exuberant Easter motet Congratulamini mihi. The performers include Stile Antico and the Gabrieli Consort and Players.
Early Music Now is a production of Classical 89.5 KMFA and is distributed by the WFMT Radio Network.