The Folger Consort explores the French Baroque fascination with all things Chinese in its concerts this weekend, Le Jardin Chinois: Music of 18th-Century France, at the Folger Shakespeare Library’s Elizabethan Theatre. In addition to performances by the Chinese erhu virtuoso Wang Guowei, soprano Jolle Greenleaf will be joining the consort. She stopped by the Classical WETA studios to speak with Marilyn Cooley about her part in the festivities.
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