LEWISTON – The Saint Mary Schola, an ensemble dedicated to the performance of masterworks from the early music repertoire, will present “Death and Transfiguration,” a Lenten concert of reflection and consolation, Friday, March 20, at the Franco-American Center.

Under the direction of Bruce Fithian, the ensemble features Maine singers, including soloists Michael Albert, Peter Allen, Christina Astrachan, Andrea Graichen, Martin Lescault, Christine Letcher, Timothy Neill Johnson and harpsichordist Delmar Small.

The first half of the program will present medieval laude, haunting chants sung by a grief-stricken Mary; two motets of Josquin DesPrez, including “David’s Lament on the Death of Jonathan;” and Couperin’s “Leçon de ténèbre.” The second half is dedicated to a major work by Heinrich Schütz, the German Requiem accompanied by basso continuo. Tickets are $20, $15 for students and seniors.

They will be available at the door. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. The Franco center is at 46 Cedar St.


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