Experience ensemble viii

2019 - 2020 Concert series

This season, Donald Meineke, co-founder of Ensemble VIII, debuts as the group’s second artistic director as Dr. James Morrow becomes artistic director emeritus. Both have been continuously involved with the ensemble since its inception and have been acclaimed for their conducting of Renaissance and Baroque music.

All concerts are in Austin, TX and begin at 7:30 p.m. 

Ticket Prices:  Tickets for individual concerts are $45 for priority seating (advance purchase only), $35 for regular seating and $10 for students (with ID). Tickets are available in advance online or at the door the evening of the performance, space permitting.

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Upcoming Concerts

In Service to the Pope – Josquin, Palestrina, and the Roman School

Friday, May 8, 2020 at 7:30 PM

St. Louis Catholic Church Chapel
7601 Burnet Rd. Austin, TX

NOTE: THIS CONCERT HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO COVID-19 CONCERNS. If you have questions, please email info@ensembleviii.org. 

Josquin and Palestrina represent the height of musical excellence in each of their eras. Both served the papal choir in Rome during turbulent political times, when each managed to refine and develop their mature styles, leaving us some of the most significant music of the Renaissance. Ensemble VIII concludes the season with its annual signature “Renaissance splendor” program culminating with Palestrina’s “Pope Marcellus Mass.”

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