Medieval and Renaissance Music | Peterborough NH

First Friday, December 2nd at 7pm the Mariposa kicks off its holiday season welcoming back Lachrimae of Franklin Pierce University under the direction of Paul Scharfenberger, for their tradition early music concert. “Pastime With Good Company” will feature Medieval and Renaissance music and dance in honor of Christmas and the winter season. The centerpiece will be the magnificent motet “O Magnum Mysterium” by the Spanish composer Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611). This year will mark the 400th anniversary of his death. There will also be lighthearted fare with English madrigals, Spanish villancicos, and German lieder. From 5-6pm the Mariposa Kid Craft will be “Holidays”. From 6-7pm there will be a reception with holiday cheer. First Friday events are FREE and open to the public. Mariposa is wheelchair accessible