Christmas Music from Renaissance Spain: O Magnum Mysterium
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Folger Consort, the award-winning early-music ensemble, always gifts its audiences with something special for the holidays, and this year is no exception. Christmas in New Spain celebrates the Consort's Instruments of Exploration theme, exploring the 16th and 17th century religious music of Mexico and Peru, seasonal works by Latin American and Spanish composers, and lively early baroque dances. Enjoy the festively decorated Elizabethan Theatre at this special Yuletide concert, featuring the vocal ensemble, guitar, harp, violin, viol and bassoon. 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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