The Folger Consort Celebrates Christmas with Greensleeves
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A five-time Latin Grammy winner, who picked up his latest in 2013 for the album Soy Flamenco, famed guitar master Tomatito brings his flamenco-jazz sextet to Lisner Auditorium. Known for his abundant stage charisma and impeccable musical technique -- not to mention his long, wavy locks -- Tomatito accompanied Camarón de la Isla for two decades until the legendary flamenco singer's death in 1992. The man born as José Fernández Torres has also collaborated with artists as varied as Elton John, Frank Sinatra, Chick Corea and more. Experience an artist the Miami Herald declared "one of Spain's greatest guitarists." Learn More
<p>The Consort celebrates Christmas at the court and chapel of Henry VIII, where, if you were queen, you could briefly enjoy music of rustic pleasures and contrapuntal sophistication. In the Elizabethan Theatre beautifully decked out for the season, Renaissance winds and a quartet of male vocalists perform traditional ballads and carols, along with music by chapel master William Cornysh and pieces by King Henry himself.</p> <p>Folger Consort with Philip Cave, Robert Eisenstein, Bob McDonald, Drew Minter, Robert Petillo, Dan Stillman, Webb Wiggins and Tom Zajac.</p>
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