Lo, the Winter is Past

April 10, 2016 at 10:00 am

We visited Healey Willan during Holy Week, so it’s only fair to give him a listen now that we’re on the other side of Easter. His short, straightforward setting of the biblical text from Song of Solomon is simply sublime. The poetry is a fairly sensual celebration of two lovers, and is used in the Easter season as an allegory to Christ and his bride, the church.