Groves of Antiquity: French and Italian Cantatas About Ancient Myths
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The last date listed for Groves of Antiquity was Saturday October 6, 2007 / 8:00pm.
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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
Delightful French and Italian cantatas tell tales from ancient myths about the desires, foibles and supernatural powers of gods and demi-gods. Baroque instrumental music for transverse flute, violin, viola da gamba, theorbo and harpsichord transports listeners to Arcadian splendor in works by Vivaldi, Monteclair, Leclair and Rameau.
Featured artists include soprano Rosa Lamoreaux and instrumentalists Robert Eisenstein, Christopher Kendall, Colin St. Martin, Linda Quan, and Webb Wiggins.
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