The Folger Consort concludes their current season with an evening of music and the words of Shakespeare's great play, "The Tempest," as rendered by renowned actors Sir Derek Jacobi, Richard Clifford, and Holly Twyford. In addition, celebrated countertenor David Daniels joins the Folger Consort's expanded 20-piece Baroque orchestra for music of the era. Robert Eisenstein, founding member and program director of the Folger Consort, chats with Classical WETA's Deb Lamberton about the event. Performances are Friday, June 10th at the Lutheran Church of the Reformation in Washington, DC, and Saturday, June 11th at The Music Center at Strathmore.
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