Three World-Acclaimed Poets Come Together for Celebration of Shakespeare's Sonnets
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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
Phillis Levin is the author of three volumes of poetry and the editor of The Penguin Book of the Sonnet: 500 Years of a Classic Tradition in English. Henri Cole is the author of six volumes of poetry and is the 2007 McGee Professor of Writing at Davidson College. Molly Peacock is the author of five books of poetry and a memoir, and she is the editor of a collection of creative non-fiction.
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