Salish Sea Early Music Festival: Renaissance Concert
When: Sunday, January 8, 2017 7:30 PM
Where: Christ Episcopal Church (University District), Seattle
The 2017 Salish Sea Early Music Festival presents seven contrasting programs from January through June of renaissance, baroque and Beethoven-era chamber music on period instruments in Seattle, with special guests from Hannover and Lübeck, Germany, and from around the Northwest and the United States and Canada. The first concert is dedicated to Renaissance music. You will have the opportuniy to listen to the supple sounds of the elusive dulcian or renaissance bassoon, the rarely heard transverse flute of the renaissance and organ. The program will include Canzonas, or songs for instruments, by Tarquinio Merula, Bartolomeo de Selma y Salaverde, Andrea Cima and Girolamo Frescobaldi, along with settings by Antonio Gardane and others of popular 16th-century art songs.
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