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The Food of Love: Romantic Music of the Renaissance
February 8, 2019 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$30 - $60
As a prelude to Valentine’s Day, Folger Consort offers a magnificent buffet of romance and poetry in the gothic splendor of the Washington National Cathedral with chansons and madrigals on food, drink, and love by French and Italian Renaissance composers such as Janequin and Lasso. Complementing the song is enchanting “table music” for strings, including selections from Schein’s Banchetto Musicale (Musical Banquet), composed as dinner music for the sophisticated courts of Germany. With celebrated vocal ensemble Les Canards Chantants and viol consort Arcadia Viols.
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