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Grand candlelit halls, lavish feasts, and stately dances. Escape to the regal elegance of the Elizabethan era. The time and culture of Elizabeth I also contained tension and intrigue; dark and light. And it’s all evident in the music of their Christmas celebrations.

The Rose Ensemble captures all of that in their popular holiday concert, as they reawaken the ancient with An Elizabethan Christmas. You'll hear medieval carols, motets and anthems by beloved English Renaissance composers Robert Parsons, William Byrd and Orlando Gibbons, accompanied by lute and viola da gamba. Plus, The Rose Ensemble is joined by special guests Voces8, the vibrant young a capella group from London.