‘PASSION AND RESURRECTION’

Thursday: Dedicated to bringing audiences the best in early music, Rose Ensemble hosts the British Renaissance choir Stile Antico in its debut Minnesota performance. These singers are early-music superstars, with a Gramophone Award and two Grammy nominations. With a program titled “Passion and Resurrection,” they delve into themes of Lent and Eastertide with choral music from some of the most powerful courts of the High Renaissance. Featured are works by Thomas Tallis, William Byrd and Orlando Gibbons. (7:30 p.m. Thu. $27-$45. Basilica of St. Mary, 16th St. and Hennepin Av. S., Mpls. 651-225-4340, or www.roseensemble.org.)

WILLIAM RANDALL BEARD