Mark Williams of Jesus College, Cambridge, conducts Cantores in Ecclesia in a three-week festival of music by the English Renaissance composer William Byrd (1540–1623). The festival includes six liturgical services, three concerts and six public lectures running over three weekends. For complete festival schedule and information on the performers, please visit our Byrd Festival website, or call Dean Applegate, William Byrd Festival director, 971-227-8740. Tickets for Aug 9 and 25 concerts $20 general admission, $15 seniors & students, available online at Brown Paper Tickets, by phone 1-800-838-3006, or at the door. The remaining events are free admission with a freewill offering. Portland Venues: St. Stephen’s Catholic Church, 1112 SE 41st Ave, 97214; Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 147 NW 19th Ave, 97209 and Holy Rosary Church, 37 NE Clackamas, 97232.