Morrison Artists Series: Orlando Consort

Friday, October 26, 2018, 8:00 pm
Photo of Orlando Consort standing by concrete columns
The Orlando Consort has made an international reputation in the field of medieval and renaissance vocal music and, through the its imaginative programming, also embraces jazz, film and world music. The consort tours regularly throughout the U.K., Europe and U.S. (including BBC Proms, Carnegie Hall, Edinburgh and Lucerne festivals) and has recorded for Deutsche Grammophon and Harmonia Mundi USA (including two Gramophone Awards). The consort is recording a 12-disc Machaut project with Hyperion Records. Pre-concert talk: 7pm. Master class: October 26, 2:10pm, Knuth Hall. Free.
Location: 
Creative Arts Building, McKenna Theatre
Directions: 
Sponsor: 
May T. Morrison Chamber Music Center
Contact: 
SF State Box Office
Phone: 
415-338-2467
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“Simultaneously ravishing and referential.” — Los Angeles Times

Orlando Consort

  • Matthew Venner, countertenor
  • Mark Dobell, tenor
  • Angus Smith, tenor
  • Donald Greig, baritone

Formed in 1988 by the Early Music Network of Great Britain, the Orlando Consort rapidly achieved a reputation as one of Europe’s most expert and consistently challenging groups performing repertoire from the years 1050 to 1550.

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Photo by Eric Richmond