Capella Sanctæ Crucis

Main Programme

Venue: Monastery of Alcobaça - Refectory

Coimbra Requiem

Ancient Music Group

The Capella Sanctæ Crucis presents the modern premiere of a precious Requiem for 4 voices from the first half of the 16th century, conserved in the Library of the University of Coimbra, with other Coimbra works for the office of the dead. The timeless desire and praise for the splendour of perpetual light, which dries the tears of pain and dulls the sorrow of loss, stand out. The gravity of the theme, associated with the rich sonority of the voices and the various instruments, plunges the listener into a deep state of contemplation. Between life and death, between the instant and eternity.

Price: €10
Special price*: €8


*Discount for under 18s and over 65s




Safety rules
The safety rules for public access to the festival follow the recommendations of the Direção-Geral de Saúde (DGS). We will welcome you with complete safety and confidence.

Access to the venue
The access to the Mosteiro de Alcobaça is made through the Portaria (Monastery) entrance. The exit is through the same place. The entrance is exclusive to ticket holders. The entrance is made from 20h45 and until 15 minutes before the beginning of the show. No entry is allowed after the beginning of the show.

Safety guidelines
Masks must be worn, even with a visor.
Meet safety distances when entering the venue.
Use the hand sanitizer dispensers available in several areas of the venue.
Comply with respiratory etiquette.
Respect the distance between the seats.
No physical format of the programme notes will be handed out.
You may consult the programme notes in digital media through the access
If you have any questions, ask the room assistants for support.

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