Poet Edward Hirsch in Conversation at Folger Theatre
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The last date listed for Poet Edward Hirsch was Tuesday September 28, 2010 / 7:30pm.
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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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Edward Hirsch’s work is full of wonder and joy and brings others to knowing, understanding, and loving poetry. His poetry collections include most recently The Living Fire and Special Orders. He is also the author of the prose volumes The Demon and the Angel: Searching for the Source of Artistic Inspiration; Responsive Reading; the national bestseller How to Read a Poem and Fall in Love with Poetry; and Poet's Choice, which collects two years' worth of his weekly essay-letters that ran in Washington Post Book World. In 2008, he was elected a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets.
Introduced and conversation moderated by poet Judith Harris.
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