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A Winged Woman presents large-scale Continental music of the golden age of Polyphony found in Scottish manuscripts, alongside two major new works by award-winning composers Dani Howard and Electra Perivolaris that consider new perspectives of women throughout history.

Josquin des Prez Benedicta es, caelorum Regina
Josquin des Prez Salve celeberrima virgo
David Peebles Quam multi Domine
Dani Howard Unbound

Electra Perivolaris A Winged Woman
David Peebles Si quis diligit me
Jachet of Mantua Descendi in hortum meum
Anonymous Descendi in hortum meum
Adrian Willaert Infelix Ego

The Marian Consort is a vocal ensemble that presents bold and thrilling performances for audiences across the UK, Europe and North America. Led by founder and director, Rory McCleery, the group is composed of the very best singers in a flexible, intimate ensemble, allowing clarity of texture and subtlety of interpretation that illuminates the music for audience and performer alike. TMC features regularly on BBC Radio 3, and has released twelve recordings to critical acclaim, praised for ‘precision and pellucid textures’ (The Times).

The Marian Consort performs music from the fifteenth century to the present day, with a focus on bringing to light and championing lesser-known works by composers such as Vicente Lusitano, Raffaella Aleotti, and Jean Maillard, reinvigorating their music for today’s listeners. Creating new music is of vital importance to TMC, and in recent years it has commissioned Electra Perivolaris, Cheryl Frances-Hoad, Roderick Williams, David Fennessy, and Ben Rowarth.

'Brilliant discoverers, and exponents, of rare repertoire' The Observer

£35, £21.50; Disabled/Unwaged/Students £32, £18.50 (inc. £2.50 booking fee per ticket); Under 18s £5


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Thu 18 May 2023: 7:30pm
St John's Kirk