Madrigal Dinner brings taste of the Renaissance to Mac

November 4, 2019 | 2:12 PM

MacMurray College will step back in time to the Renaissance period with a Madrigal Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 5 p.m. in McClelland Dining Hall on the college campus.  

MacMurray College students are performing and hosting the event. Tickets are $25 per person. Please RSVP by Nov. 11 by calling 217-479-7123 or emailing 

During the evening, traditional songs will be performed such as “Here We Come a Caroling,” “Masters In This Hall,” “Wassail” and “Boar’s Head,” along with a concert portion which will include “O Magnum Mysterium” by Thomas Victoria, “Riu Riu Chiu” anonymous, “Fair Phyllis I Saw” by John Farmer and “Counterpoint of the Animals” by Andriano Banchieri as well as other selections.

For more information, contact Christine Smith, director of performing arts, at 217-479-7603 or at

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