España Ascendant:
Spanish Music from the 13th through the 17th Centuries

Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.

The Church of the Ascension and St. Agnes, 1200 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

Join Armonia Nova and the Suspicious Cheese Lords for a joint concert exploring the musical byways of Spain across the centuries, from the 1200s, when the Iberian Peninsula consisted of competing realms, to the rise of a powerful Spanish state and its musical Golden Age. Featuring repertoire from the medieval period (Cantigas de Santa Maria, Llibre Vermell de Montserrat), the transition to the Renaissance (Cancionero de Palacio, Juan de Anchieta), through the Siglo de Oro (Tomás Luis de Victoria, Luz Y Norte).

Free Will Offering. No tickets required.

Armonia Nova
Constance Whiteside: director, medieval & triple strung baroque harps
Craig Resta: early viols
Jay White: countertenor

The Suspicious Cheese Lords