The London-based a cappella choir Stile Antico brings a program of Christmas music to Cambridge, Mass. Marco Borggreve hide caption

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A Choral Christmas With Stile Antico
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Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano, won the 2010 Gramophone Artist of the Year award. Sheila Rock hide caption

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William Byrd: "Domine non sum dignus" (The Cardinall's Musick/Andrew Carwood, dir.)
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As a boy chorister, Nico Muhly was inspired by the melding of words and music by William Byrd. Samantha West hide caption

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Nico Muhly: Senex Puerem Portabat (Los Angeles Master Chorale/Grant Gershon)
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Stile Antico Renders 16th-Century Music Beautifully
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