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Folger Theatre
201 East Capitol Street, SE Washington, DC 20003
202-544-7077
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Consertia
14 events
9 reviews
30 stars
In Capital Hill,walking distance from Capital Building. About 2 blocks over plenty of places to eat with side walk cafe`s.
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9 reviews
30 stars
The weather was partly sunny warm. I wore jeans no jacket needed..
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Folger Consort: "O Magnum Mysterium"
17 ratings
4.9 average rating
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34 events
20 reviews
9 stars
attended Dec 18 2011

This is possibly the best Christmas music event of the season in Washington. The theater is intimate, and the music from the Consort, ethereally beautiful. I wouldn't miss it. Thank you Goldstar!

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49 events
18 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 18 2011

The Folger Consort is fabulous! This was one of the best of theirs that I have seen. Every minute was wonderful! All performers were exquisite. I couldn't have been happier with it.

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31 events
16 reviews
8 stars
attended Dec 11 2011

This Folger Consort program was absolutely beautiful and amazing. The instrumentalists were fabulous, as were the singers. I wonderful evening.

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Description

Folger Consort celebrates the holidays with the rich treasury of Christmas music from 16th-century Spain, including stunning works by Victoria, Morales, and Guerrero. Ethereal motets, brilliant instrumental pieces, and spirited peasant songs offer a fresh and festive celebration of the season in the Folger’s beautifully decorated theatre. With Piffaro the Renaissance Band, singers Roger Isaacs, Rosa Lamoreaux, François Loup, William Sharp, and Aaron Sheehan, and instrumentalist Joseph Gascho.