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Charpentier’s Messe de Minuit de Noel Reading

December 28, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Donation at the door

Early Music Society of Nova Scotia

Charpentier’s Messe de Minuit de Noel reading 

Wednesday, December 28, 2022, 7pm

St. George’s Round Church, 2222 Brunswick Street, Halifax

The annual reading of Charpentier’s Messe de Minuit (1690), an EMSNS holiday tradition, returns this year on Wednesday, December 28. Andrew Pickett, countertenor,  Early Music expert, and former president of the Early Music Society of Nova Scotia, will conduct.

Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1643 – 1704) was a prolific and celebrated French composer of the Baroque era, who brought Italian influences to bear on French music and who collaborated with Molière on the Parisian stage.

The Messe de Minuit reading is free for EMSNS members. Non-members are welcome by donation.

All singers and instrumentalists are welcome (Pitch 440). Participants are asked to indicate their intention to participate by e-mailing earlymusicns@gmail.com by Friday, December 23.

Details

Date:
December 28, 2022
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Donation at the door

Venue

St George’s Round Church
2222 Brunswick Street
Halifax, Select a Country:
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