Christmas Music from Renaissance Spain: O Magnum Mysterium
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History, myth and a contemporary wit are frequent bedfellows in Scottish poet Carol Ann Duffy's work. A celebrated and award-winning poet, writer and playwright, Duffy has won the T.S. Eliot Prize and a Lannan Literary Award for Poetry, among others, and was appointed Britain's Poet Laureate in 2009, the first woman to hold the position. Her collections of poetry include The Bees, Rapture and Jubilee Lines. For this appearance, she'll read selections from her own work and from her favorite works by others. Learn More
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Folger Consort celebrates the holidays with the rich treasury of Christmas music from 16th-century Spain, including stunning works by Victoria, Morales, and Guerrero. Ethereal motets, brilliant instrumental pieces, and spirited peasant songs offer a fresh and festive celebration of the season in the Folger’s beautifully decorated theatre. With Piffaro the Renaissance Band, singers Roger Isaacs, Rosa Lamoreaux, François Loup, William Sharp, and Aaron Sheehan, and instrumentalist Joseph Gascho.
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