Determination and Destiny

Saturday, January 19, 2019, 4pm
St Matthew's Lutheran Church
3281 16th Street
San Francisco, CA
Sunday, January 20, 2019, 4pm
St Jerome's Catholic Church
308 Carmel Ave
El Cerrito, CA

What happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object? Join Tactus in exploring this age-old question through the lens of music. Through haunting harmonies of adversity and iniquity gilded by glimmers of gumption and endurance, we craft a concert that pits perseverance against providence. Our program that is simultaneously about Josquin, and not, brings together motets of Josquin, Byrd, Lassus, Victoria, and others to ask: can Determination overcome Destiny?

Tactus announces a poetry competition for our upcoming concerts on the theme of "Determination and Destiny" on January 19 and 20 in the San Francisco Bay Area! The top two entries will receive a first prize of $75 and second prize of $50. Deadline for submitting entries is December 14th, 2018. Click here for submission guidelines.

Concert program:
Jubilate Deo Josquin des Prez
Taedet animam meamTomás Luis de Victoria
Was betrübst du dich, meine Seele Johann Hermann Schein
Poetry reading
Dulces exuviae Tanmoy Laskar
Nunc dimittis Josquin des Prez
Poetry reading
Tu es Petrus Tomás Luis de Victoria

Ne irascaris Domine William Byrd
Vox in Rama Giaches de Wert
Musae jovis Benedictus Appenzeller
Poetry reading
Fremuit spiritu Jesus Orlando di Lasso
Musae jovis Nicolas Gombert
Poetry reading
Jubilate Deo Giovanni Gabrieli

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