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Prof. Noone Conducts in Toledo

Ensemble Plus Ultra at Toledo Cathedral


On April 7, Professor Noone conducted Ensemble Plus Ultra in a Pontifical Requiem Mass at Spain's primatial cathedral in Toledo, Spain. to commemorate the anniversary of the death of El Greco, which included Cristobal Morales' Misa da Réquiem. The music for the mass comes from a rare volume in the Burns Library by sixteenth-century composer Cristóbal de Morales (ca. 1500-1553). View photos from the event.

See how Morales' work from a Renaissance manuscript at the Burns Library of Boston College comes alive in a period context in Toledo, Spain.

Hear Professor Noone's interview on Spanish radio. Ensemble Plus Ultra will release a CD on Deutsche Grammophon freaturing repertoire of El Greco's time in Summer 2014.