Renaissance Singers Retreat is an Affiliate of the San Francisco Early Music Society. The
Renaissance Singers Retreat brings together Bay Area singers for two weekends each year. We have been singing for 30 years! Check our Repertory List. Directed by Stanford Professor William Mahrt, the retreats are now held in Albany. The next workshop is September 15-16, 2018. The music for the retreat will be Orlando di Lasso’s Missa Quand’io penso al martire (1569). A couple of Lasso’s motets will contribute further variety to the program.
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Professor Mahrt combines intense singing sessions balanced with short lectures on the music and its historical context. A public performance on Sunday at 4 p.m. concludes the workshop. Singers' Retreats are open to all singers with good sight-singing skills. Fees are nominal to cover tuition and materials.
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