Venue Details

216 Star Starred
Folger Theatre
201 East Capitol Street, SE Washington, DC 20003
202-544-7077
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It was easy to get to the Folger from the nearest Metro stop, Capitol South.
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10 reviews
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attended Dec 22 2012

The Folger Consort is one of the great early music ensembles playing today. The program was interesting, with beautiful voices and unusual instruments. My seat was not... continued

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More Information

Website

http://www.folger.edu/woSummary.cfm?woid=735

Quotes & Highlights

Enjoy a pre-concert discussion at 7:00pm.

Description

Scheduled program:

Altissima luce col grande splendore

La manfredina/la rota instruments

Puer natus

Benedicamus Domino

Gloria Rosetta instruments — Antonio Zacara da Teramo

Gloria — Johannes Ciconia

Cominciamento di gioia instruments

Verbum bonum et suave

Salterello instruments

Gloria ad ogni vento

Da ciel venne meso novello

Salterello instruments

Christo è nato

Intermission

Ghaetta instruments

Kyrie Rondello

Benedicamus instruments

Sanctus — Mediolano

Ave Maria, gratia plena

Ave maris stella instruments

O Maria virgo/O maria maris stella

Nova stella aparita

Trotto instruments

Benedicamus instruments — Paolo Tenorista da Firenze

Gloria in cielo e pace in terra

(Unless otherwise noted, all compositions are anonymous.)

About the Ticket Supplier: Folger Theatre

Home to the world's largest Shakespeare collection, Folger Shakespeare Library is a world-class center for scholarship, learning, culture, and the arts.

The Folger's Elizabethan Theatre, modeled after the innyard theatres popular in Shakespeare's day, hosts more than 40,000 audience members each year. It presents a full calendar of performances and programs, from the Helen Hayes Award-winning Folger Theatre productions and Folger Poetry readings to early music concerts by the Folger Consort and family activitie.

The Folger Shakespeare Library, located on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, is home to the world's largest and finest collection of Shakespeare materials and to major collections of other rare Renaissance books, manuscripts, and works of art.