Dietrich Buxtehude: Membra Jesu Nostri

25th & 26 March 2017, Barker Road Methodist Church and the Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

With viols, organ, archlute and baroque guitar in sixth-comma meantone at a’=440Hz.

Good Friday service 

14 April 2017, Barker Road Methodist Church 

Introit - 'O bone Jesu' by Marc' Antonio Ingegneri

Choral Response - 'Ecce quomodo' by Georg Reutter

Anthem - 'Crux fidelis' by King John IV of Portugal

New Rome, Queen of Cities: Music from Constantinople 

10 & 11 June 2017, Armenian Church

2,500 years of music with 9 singers and 11 players. The music was sung in 12 languages. Forces included Jewish, Armenian, Turkish musicians.

Imitation as Flattery: Parody Masses Based on Modern Tunes 

9 July 2017, Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Modern composers composing in older styles. World premiere recording & performance of Oliver Hayes’ Missa Bone Pastor & Michael Mullen's Missa Sonus musicae.

From the Ottoman Lands

19 September 2017, Esplanade Concourse

Cappella Martialis' Middle-Eastern band showcases the diversity of music from lands that were once part of the Ottoman Empire—Turkey, Greece, Romania, Moldovia, Bulgaria and the Levant. Love songs, folk songs, dances and laments all make an appearance in multiple languages—Turkish, Greek, Bulgarian, Persian, Arabic and even Malay—all performed on instruments common to those lands but rarely heard in Singapore.

Check & Checkmate: Music of the Reformation & Counter-Reformation

4 & 5 Nov 2017, Jubilee Church

For Reformation 500, how music changed from before and after the Reformation across Europe. Premiere recordings of several works not heard since the 1500s.

Nadal a Venesia: Christmas from Venice, 1650-1700

9 & 10 Dec 2017, Prinsep St Presbyterian Church, Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Reconstructed Christmas eve Vespers as might have been heard at the church of San Giorgio Maggiore between 1600 and 1710 A.D. with music by Vivaldi & Monteverdi (450th anniversary). Joined by musicians from Indonesia and the Philippines.

Stella Nova: Christmas Music from Mediæval Europe

22 & 23 Dec 2017, St Andrew's Cathedral

Repertoire includes laude from late 12th c. Italy, songs from 15th c. Finland and Scandinavia, 13th c Ireland, and a carol that is mentioned in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales - all in the evocative space of St Andrew's Cathedral, with its Gothic Revival arches.

The singers will be accompanied by a consort of mediæval instruments including citole, gittern, harp, recorder, and hurdy-gurdy.