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02 July 2016
Cambridge University, Pembroke College Chapel, 19h30.
'The Consolation of Philosophy’. Continuing their project with musicologist Sam Barrett, the three musicians of Sequentia will present a full programme of Boethian song. A world premiere!
12-19 November 2016
USA tour (Seattle, Kansas City, Milwaukee)
Monks Singing Pagans
New program given birth at Cambridge University
Following working sessions in 2014-15 with musicologist Sam Barrett in the USA (Harvard University and Ohio State University) and in Cambridge (Pembroke College), Sequentia will be in residence at Cambridge University 15-24 April 2016 for the final rehearsals of the new program 'Monks Singing Pagans'. In addition to their rehearsals and working sessions on the songs of Boethius, Sequentia will give a one-day masterclass, and a performance of excerpts from the new program, to be given on 23 April in the Pembroke College Chapel.
The following day the three musicians of Sequentia will fly to the USA for the premiere performance of 'Monks Singing Pagans', to be given at Dartmouth College on 28 April.
Teaching in Basel
Benjamin Bagby will be teaching again in Basel, Switzerland, at his alma mater, the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, on 31 October and 01 November 2016.
Beowulf in Russia
On 8 September 2015, Benjamin Bagby performed Beowulf for the first time in the Russian Federation, in the Tchaikowsky Conservatory in Moscow. Following this, Bagby coached an ensemble of Moscow early music performers for the festival La Renaissance, in preparation for their Russian premiere of the 'Roman de Fauvel' on 12 September in Moscow. For this significant event, Bagby was working with Russian instrumentalists Ivan Velikanov, Danil Ryabchikov and French vocalist Marc Mauillon.