Award-winning German vocal ensemble Calmus
returns to The Met Cloisters with a program commemorating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Featuring choral arrangements of music connected with reformer Martin Luther, from Gregorian chant, medieval and Renaissance composers such as Du Fay, Schein, and Praetorius, the Baroque giant J.S. Bach, romantics Brahms and Mendelssohn and arriving at contemporary composers such as Gunnar Eriksson. The concert is a walk through the Christian calendar year, with music for Christmas, Easter, Pentecost, and Advent and ending with settings of Luther’s most enduring and popular hymn, Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott.
Sun, May 7, 3 pm
Tickets to this event include Museum admission.
Above: Calmus photo courtesy of the artist