The Road to Canterbury: Music of Medieval England (2015)

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Folger Consort performed The Road to Canterbury: Music of Medieval England from January 9 to January 10, 2015 at the Washington National Cathedral. In this program the Consort performed a song mentioned in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, as well as sweet songs in Middle English and Latin. The Consort performed The Road to Canterbury with midieval fiddle, winds, and vocal ensemble Lionheart.

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Artists

Folger Consort

Artistic Directors

  • Robert Eisenstein: viol, recorder
  • Christopher Kendall: lute

Guest artists

Lionheart

  • Jeffrey Johnson
  • Lawrence Lipnik
  • John Olund
  • Richard Porterfield
  • Kurt-Owen Richards
  • Michael Wenger

Orchestra

  • Christa Patton: bagpipe, harp, recorder, shawm
  • Mary Springfels: vielle, citole
  • Tom Zajac: early winds