Ensemble to play requiem music

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WILLIAMSTOWN -- The Williams College Department of Music will present Cappella Pratensis on Saturday, Feb. 22, 8 p.m., in Thompson Memorial Chapel on the college campus.

The Dutch-based vocal ensemble Cappella Pratensis -- literally "Cappella des prés" -- champions the music of Josquin Desprez and the polyphonists of the 15th and 16th centuries.

Cappella Pratensis will combine forces with Williams College Professor of Music M. Jennifer Bloxam to present a program, "Royal Exequies: Music for the Funeral of Philip the Fair ... "

The concert is free.


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