Announcing: Antoine Brumel's Complete Lamentations of Jeremiah for Good Friday & Musica Secreta tour

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Obsidian Records is thrilled to announce the label’s second collaboration with Musica Secreta, From Darkness into Light | Antoine Brumel: The Complete Lamentations of Jeremiah for Good Friday

Click here to read more about the disc, which will be available from November

After the success of Musica Secreta’s first recording with Obsidian Records - Lucrezia Borgia’s Daughter: Princess, Nun and Musician - Obsidian is thrilled to be able to collaborate with the group

From Musica Secreta:

“It’s been whirlwind getting this recording together, from finding the music to booking the recording dates and trying to find time to do that thing – rehearse! – but we did it, and we could not be happier about the result. The disc pairs Brumel’s Lamentations for Good Friday, discovered by Laurie in their forty-five-minute-complete gorgeousness in October, with (mostly anonymous) motets, hymns, and antiphons from a manuscript that belonged to a sixteenth-century Florentine convent. The disc will be launched with a concert at the Brighton Early Music Festival on 25 October 2019.

And we can now also announce that we will be touring the CD programme as a live docu-concert, with four performances in autumn 2019 and spring 2020.  We are delighted to acknowledge the generous support of Arts Council England. Details for tickets as they are announced will be available via our events page.”

The full tour dates are:

Brighton Early Music Festival
25 October 2019
St Martin’s Church, Brighton

Leamington Music
12 November 2019
St Mary’s Church, Warwick

Huddersfield University concert series
9 March 2020
St Paul’s, Queensgate, Huddersfield

St John’s Smith Square Holy Week Festival (in association with Tenebrae)
11 April 2020
St John’s, Smith Square, London

PressAnna Souter