The Milan Cathedral Chapel will lead us on a guided tour of some Renaissance polyphonic masterpieces, skillfully alternating with oases of pure and unadorned plainchant. They are performed in the program following the liturgical calendar order, starting with Advent and ending with Easter.
Milan Cathedral Chapel. Mons. Massimo Palombella, conductor
The liturgical year in plainchant and Renaissance polyphony:
Rorate Cæli, antiphon for Advent
Magnificat VIII Toni
O magnum mysterium/Beata Virgo, motet
Misereris omnium, Domine, introitus for Feria IV Ash Wednesday
Super flumina Babylonis, motet
Inter vestibulum et altare, offertory
Christus factus est pro nobis, gradual for Maundy Thursday
Caligaverunt oculi mei, responsory for Good Friday
Adoramus te, Christe, motet
Sepulto Domino, responsory for Good Saturday
Sicut cervus, motet
The concert is held inside the sanctuary with open doors, so it can also be heard from outside the church with reduced visibility.
FREE CONCERT / Reservation required
Please be advised that if you do not show up within 10 minutes before the concert, the reserved seat will be released and given to those on the waiting list.
How to reach Santuario della Beata Vergine del Soccorso:
The sanctuary is reached by a scenic uphill walk of about 25 minutes starting from Piazza Papa Giovanni XXIII, loc. Ossuccio, Tremezzina (see map).
Entrance to the venue:
The ticket office opens one hour before the concert.
Admission from the access gates is allowed twenty minutes before the start of the concert.
Approximate duration of the event:
In case of bad weather:
The concert will also be held in case of bad weather (inside the Sanctuary).
The audience is advised that photos and audio/video footage may be taken during the event by LacMus Festival staff for promotion and marketing purposes for the exclusive use of the festival.