Het Retorisch Kwartet

‘The rhetorical quartet’ is an early music vocal quartet based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands
03 May 2015
Jean Mouton (c. 1459 – 1522) & Tomás Luis de Victoria (c.1548 – 1611)

On 3 May, Het Retorisch Kwartet, featuring Robert Andriessen, will perform at the opening of an exhibition at Galerie Kralingen that coincides with the Dutch national remembrance day on 4 May.

The programme, which will last for about fifteen minutes, includes three short pieces centred around Jean Mouton’s setting of the text Quis dabit oculis? - a lament written to mark the death of French queen Anne of Brittany in 1514, whom Mouton worked for.

Entrance: free


  • Ave Maria… benedicta tu - Jean Mouton (c. 1459 – 1522)
  • Quis dabit oculis? - Jean Mouton
  • Tenebrae factae sunt - Tomás Luis de Victoria (c.1548 – 1611)