Tactus SF presents Eternal Returns: Renaissance motets of loss and renewal

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Tactus SF presents Eternal Returns: Renaissance motets of loss and renewal

June 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm PDT


Tactus SF presents choral masterpieces exploring the eternal cycle of beginnings, endings, and new beginnings, traditionally symbolized by the ouroboros—a snake devouring its own tail. Endings are not only experiences of loss but also opportunities for renewal, a doubleness from which Renaissance composers drew inspiration for motets of grief and consolation. This a cappella concert by Bay Area chorus Tactus SF will take us on a journey from beginnings into life and from endings to new beginnings, as represented in works by composers including Tallis, Byrd, Morales, Palestrina, Josquin, and Phinot (his wonderful motet in a brand new edition by a member of the chorus).

The concert, part of the Berkeley Early Music Festival Fringe, is the last to be planned and conducted by Music Director Elizabeth Kimble. Please join Tactus SF for this musical celebration of farewells, transformations, and new horizons.


June 10
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm PDT
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Tactus SF
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St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Berkeley
2300 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA United States
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