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262 Star Starred
Folger Theatre
201 East Capitol Street, SE Washington, DC 20003
202-544-7077
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"A Spanish Christmas"
9 ratings
4.6 average rating
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26 events
8 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 13 2008

Beautiful music in a beautiful setting -- the Elizabethan theater at the wonderful Folger Shakespeare Library and Museum.

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Queen of the road Red Velvet
16 events
5 reviews
36 stars
attended Dec 13 2008

Both the music and vocal aspects were outstanding.
Am recommneding it to everybody I know.

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34 events
6 reviews
34 stars
attended Dec 14 2008

The program was lovely and a very enjoyable holiday event. One of our favorite Folger Consort programs.

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Description

The Folger Consort captures a distinctively Spanish spirit this holiday season with choir, organ, winds, and strings. The Christmas repertoire of the 16th and 17th centuries, Spain’s “Golden Age” of arts and literature, is particularly ravishing — with sonorous and radiant motets, lively and energetic villançicos (carols), and dazzling instrumental works.

With guest vocalists The Concord Ensemble and instrumentalists Marilyn Boenau, Alexander Bonus, Charles Weaver, Webb Wiggins, and Marcia Young.

Authors Angela Flournoy, Marcus Guillory & Margo Jefferson Poet Tracy K. Smith Authors Nathaniel Rich & Kate Walbert <em>The Displaced</em> The 37th Annual PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction <em>The Second Shepherds' Play</em> <em>As You Like It</em> Roxane Gay and Hilton Als Mariah Carey Evangel Christmas Celebration 2016 <em>Cirque du Soleil</em> Gift Card <em>Black Side of the Moon</em> <em>Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical</em> <em>Into the Woods</em> Septime Webre's <em>The Nutcracker</em> <em>Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley</em> <em>The Secret Garden</em> <em>Carousel</em>