The Orlando Consort

Thursday 03 March 2022 at 7:30 pm

Listening to pictures- art and music in the early renaissance

Pre-concert talk from Professor Tim Shephard, Senior Lecturer in Musicology at 6.45pm

The Orlando Consort is delighted to present a visual and aural feast featuring some of the greatest painters and composers of the Renaissance. This multimedia production vividly reveals how Renaissance art is full of sound – angels sing out from altarpieces, ancient gods and goddesses compete in musical contests, and music provides an essential backdrop to sensuous, amorous encounters.

A professionally created visual sequence brings the viewer close to stunning works of art, offering a privileged view that re-creates the experience of encountering them in their original historic Italian setting. Full images dissolve into spectacular close-ups, all to the accompaniment of glorious music from the same era and chosen by the Consort for the specific connections to the paintings on view. 


  • Date: Thursday 03 March 2022

  • Time: 7:30 pm

  • Location: Firth Court Western Bank Sheffield S10 2TN

  • Price: £16 Full / £13 Concessions / £8.50 Student & Under 30

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