Posted: Thursday, November 12, 2009

Transylvania Madrigal DinnerLEXINGTON, Ky.—Begin your holiday season by going back in time to Merry Olde England to A Medieval Feast presented by the Transylvania University Madrigal Singers and the Medieval Instrumental Ensemble. Madrigal dinners will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, December 3, Friday, December 4, and Saturday, December 5 in the William T. Young Campus Center. Tickets to this popular holiday event are $20 on Thursday and $25 on Friday and Saturday.

Upon entering a castle hall, guests will be seated at tables filled with bread, fruit and salads. As guests enjoy the festive surroundings and dine in royal fashion, the wassail will arrive, the court will enter and the pageantry will unfold. Guests will also partake in a wassail toast with members of the royal court.

The evening's feast will be fit for royalty and feature salads, carved roast beef, roasted vegetables, breads, desserts, coffee and teas.

The performance is directed by Gary Anderson, professor of music and director of choral ensembles at Transylvania.

For more information, call the fine arts office at (859) 233-8141.