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concert Veni Domine – Christmas at the Sistine Chapel Sistine Chapel Choir

Sistine Chapel Choir

Veni Domine – Christmas at the Sistine Chapel Sistine Chapel Choir

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Join the talented young singers of the acclaimed Sistine Chapel choir—one of the oldest choirs in the world!—for an enthralling concert of Advent and Christmas-themed polyphonic chefs-d'œuvre from the Vatican Library’s vault!  Filmed in the legendary architectural and artistic masterpiece of a room that gave the choir its name, highlights from the performance include never-before-recorded works by Renaissance masters like Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Guillaume Dufay, and Gregorio Allegri! A truly out-of-the-ordinary Christmas celebration!

Photo: Sistine Chapel Choir © Stefano Prospero Spataro

Cast

  • Sistine Chapel Choir
  • Massimo Palombello | Conductor, Music director

Program

  • Anonymous, Introit: Gaudete in Domino semper
  • Josquin des Prez, Missus est Gabriel
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Canite tuba in Sion
  • Giovanni Maria Nanino, Hodie nobis caelorum - Gloria in excelisis Deo
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Hodie Christus natus est
  • Tomàs Luis de Victoria, Quem vidistis pastores
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Dies sanctificatus, illuxit nobis
  • Anonymous, Ex patre, patris
  • Tomàs Luis de Victoria, O Magnum Mysterium
  • Jacob Clemens non Papa, Magi veniunt ab oriente - Magi videntis stellam
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Diffusa est gratia
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Exultate Deo

Details

  • Directed by:
    • Giampaolo Marconato
  • Venue: Sistine Chapel (Vatican City)
  • Production date: 2017
  • Duration: 51 min
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