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Folger Theatre
201 East Capitol Street, SE Washington, DC 20003
202-544-7077
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A Harmony of Friends: Music of Italy and China

Wednesday, September 30, 2009 @ 6pm

For its season-opening concert, the Folger Consort performs Italian and Chinese music circa 1610. Learn more about the music of Francesca Caccini (the first woman to compose an opera), Sigismundo d’India, Biagio Marini, and Italian composers, as well as traditional music from China, with a focus on the pipa, a Chinese version of the lute.

<em>The Displaced</em> <em>We Wear the Masks</em> Authors Angela Flournoy, Marcus Guillory & Margo Jefferson Forrest Gander and Javier Zamora: O. B. Hardison Poetry Series <em>As You Like It</em> The 37th Annual PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction <em>Disney on Ice Presents Dream Big</em> <em>Copenhagen</em> Monster Jam Chris Kattan <em>Treasure Island</em>