amarcord commemorates Martin Luther's Protestant Reformation, and announces tour dates and programs for 2017/18


 

Vocal ensemble amarcord offers a new program marking the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's Protestant Reformation of 1517 and the resulting progression of performance practice in vocal music. Leipzig's premiere a cappella ensemble joins the city's Gewandhaus Orchestra and St. Thomas Choir for special October 31 Reformation Day celebrations then takes their contribution on tour to North America November 13 - 19, 2017.  A second tour February 22 - March 5, 2018 offers additional programs including:

ARMARIUM
Rare works found in the library of Leipzig's St. Thomas Church Choir from the Middle Ages to Henrich Schuütz.

TRAUMLICHT
Dream Light
Works by Strauss, Schubert, Saint-Saens, Reger

RASTLOSE LIEBE
Restless Love: Italian Madrigals, Lieder & International Folksongs
Works by Gabrieli, Schutz, de Lasso, Schumann, Mendelssohn and folk songs from around the world