Bienen Ensembles

Mini-Recital: William Byrd's Virginal Music

Part of the William Byrd Festival

Sunday, October 30, 2022 at 2:15pm CDT

Vail Chapel

A recital highlighting the virginal—a keyboard instrument from the harpsichord family that was popular during the late Renaissance and early Baroque periods—featuring Stephen Alltop and Bienen student performers. 

William Byrd Festival Program

Tickets are not required for this event.

Free Event

William Byrd Festival

October 27-30 at the Bienen School of Music

About the Festival

Widely considered one of the greatest Renaissance composers, William Byrd (1539/40–1623) had a profound impact on composers in his native England as well as in continental Europe. His sacred and secular polyphony, keyboard works, and consort music continue to inspire generations of composers and performers alike. Commemorating the 400th anniversary of his death, Bienen School ensembles, faculty, and special guests celebrate his legacy.

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