In Stile Moderno presents The Lily and the Rose: France and England Entwined
, at the BMC Saturday, February 16, at 7:30 p.m, This intimate program for voice and lute features songs of love and loss from both sides of the English Channel. Presented with historical pronunciation of French and English and with the group’s signature engaging style, the songs range from bawdy to sublime and from lighthearted to dramatic.
Boston-based ensemble In Stile Moderno is dedicated to music of the 17th century, and combines fidelity to historical performance practice with a drive to make early music accessible and relevant to modern audiences. Founded by Brattleboro native Nathaniel Cox and British-American soprano Agnes Coakley, the ensemble has gained a reputation for engaging performances and musicianship on the highest level.