Difference between revisions of "Feliz Navidad (2004)"

m
(removed 'the' from Folger Consort, moved date to top of intro)
Line 1: Line 1:
One fascinating result of the early encounters between the cultures of Catholic Spain and the native empires of Peru and Mexico was a rich repertory of Christmas music--built on the Iberian polyphony brought from Europe, yet infused with the Inca and Aztec spirit. In festive holiday concerts, the [[Folger Consort]] presented lively Christmas music from Old Spain, as well as 17th-century ''villancicos'' from High Peru, Puebla, and Mexico City. The Folger Consort performed ''Feliz Navidad'' from December 17 to December 19, 2004 at the [http://www.reformationdc.org/ Lutheran Church of the Reformation].  
+
[[Folger Consort]] performed ''Feliz Navidad'' from December 17 to December 19, 2004 at the [http://www.reformationdc.org/ Lutheran Church of the Reformation]. One fascinating result of the early encounters between the cultures of Catholic Spain and the native empires of Peru and Mexico was a rich repertory of Christmas music--built on the Iberian polyphony brought from Europe, yet infused with the Inca and Aztec spirit. In festive holiday concerts, the Consort presented lively Christmas music from Old Spain, as well as 17th-century ''villancicos'' from High Peru, Puebla, and Mexico City.  
  
 
==Artists==
 
==Artists==

Revision as of 12:31, 16 June 2014

Folger Consort performed Feliz Navidad from December 17 to December 19, 2004 at the Lutheran Church of the Reformation. One fascinating result of the early encounters between the cultures of Catholic Spain and the native empires of Peru and Mexico was a rich repertory of Christmas music--built on the Iberian polyphony brought from Europe, yet infused with the Inca and Aztec spirit. In festive holiday concerts, the Consort presented lively Christmas music from Old Spain, as well as 17th-century villancicos from High Peru, Puebla, and Mexico City.

Artists

Folger Consort

Artistic Directors

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

Guest artists

  • Marilyn Boenau: dulcian, recorder
  • Risa Browder: violin
  • Michael Colliver: cornetto
  • Webb Wiggins: organ

Western Wind

  • Kristina Boerger: soprano
  • Todd Frizzell: tenor
  • Elliot Z. Levine: baritone
  • Gayla Morgan: soprano
  • Richard Slade: tenor
  • William Zukof: countertenor