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Folger Theatre
201 East Capitol Street, SE Washington, DC 20003
202-544-7077
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Macbeth’s enchanted homeland has a fascinating musical tradition dating back to the Middle Ages. This trove of Scottish riches — traditional and courtly, simple and sophisticated — is explored with medieval accounts of battle, songs from the 16th and 17th centuries, distinctive Scottish music for pipes and fiddle, and music from the French allies of the Scots, preserved only in Edinburgh.

With baritone William Sharp and instrumentalists Robert Eisenstein, Christopher Kendall, Lily Neill, Webb Wiggins, Brent Wissick and Tom Zajac.

Folger Consort is recognized nationwide as a model chamber music ensemble, performing music from the 12th through 18th centuries. Artistic Directors and Founding Members Robert Eisenstein and Christopher Kendall form the core of the ensemble, having met when they played music as undergraduates at Antioch College in Ohio. They are joined by magnificent guest artists, both singers and instrumentalists. The ensemble has recorded two titles on cassette and twelve more on CD. The Folger Consort has performed for audiences all over the United States, with numerous national broadcasts on National Public Radio.

<em>The Displaced</em> The 37th Annual PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction Poet Tracy K. Smith Authors Nathaniel Rich & Kate Walbert <em>As You Like It</em> <em>The Second Shepherds' Play</em> Roxane Gay and Hilton Als Mariah Carey Evangel Christmas Celebration 2016 Movie Ticket 4-Pack for Theaters Near You <em>Black Side of the Moon</em> <em>Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical</em> Washington DC Travel & Adventure Show Step Afrika!: <em>Magical Musical Holiday Step Show</em> Septime Webre's <em>The Nutcracker</em> <em>Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley</em> <em>Into the Woods</em>