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Christmas in New Spain: Early Music of Mexico and Peru

Folger Consort performs exuberant music by 16th- and 17th-century Latin American and Spanish composers for the Christmas season. The encounter between Spanish, Inca, and Aztec cultures in Spain’s empire in the New World produced unique music with indigenous American and African elements. With vocal ensemble, guitar, harp, violin, viol, and bassoon. Tickets: $50

An Early Music Seminar will discuss the planned music pieces and their history in depth, on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 6pm.

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Presented by: Folger Shakespeare Library

Featured Artist(s): Folger Consort

Event Venue

Folger Shakespeare Library

201 East Capitol Street SE
Washington, DC 20003

For more information:

  • Friday, December 13, 2013
  • Saturday, December 14, 2013
  • Sunday, December 15, 2013
  • Tuesday, December 17, 2013
  • Wednesday, December 18, 2013
  • Thursday, December 19, 2013
  • Friday, December 20, 2013
  • Saturday, December 21, 2013
  • Sunday, December 22, 2013
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