The 1605 Requiem by Tomas Luis de Victoria, the greatest Spanish composer of the late Renaissance, is complemented by rich and resonant works for winds, strings, and keyboard. With Philip Cave’s chamber choir ORPHEUS, instrumentalists Robert Eisenstein, Christopher Kendall, and the Renaissance wind band PIFFARO. Friday and Saturday, January 11 and 12. At Washington National Cathedral (Massachusetts and Wisconsin Avenues NW).
Robert Aubry Davis, host of WETA's Around Town, leads a free, lively discussion with the performers before the Friday concert at 6:30 p.m.
Tickets: $28-$40—202.544.7077 or www.folger.edu/consort.
Official Website: http://www.folger.edu/consort
Added by Folger Shakespeare Library on September 24, 2007