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Just 2 weeks left to stream early music from the Folger!
Purchase streaming access
from Folger Consort's 2021/22 season
English Baroque, Viennese
medieval musical allegory, and more
Don’t forget that
you can purchase on-demand streaming access to this past
season’s exhilarating Folger Consort performances. Read
about our four-season concerts below and click the individual
concert links to stream on-demand. You may also contact the Folger
Box Office Mon-Fri,12pm-5pm (ET) by calling 202.544.7077
or emailing email@example.com.
concerts are available for streaming through June 30.
Purcell and Music of 17th-Century London
Beebe and harpsichordistJoseph Gascho joined violins
and viols for a concert of music by Henry Purcell and his English
predecessors. Riveting chamber music, 17th-century songwriting, and
operatic fireworks are on display in this program filmed up close
and in HD at St. Mark's Church.
A live video
recording from Folger Consort's joyful return to in-person
performances, A Medieval Christmas shares moving works in
Latin and Old English from centuries past. Joined by virtuoso
instrumentalists playing medieval strings, wind, and percussion
instruments, soprano Emily Noël shines in this performance
of early Yuletide music.
Viennese School: Music from the Court of Maximilian I
Making their Folger
Consort debuts, tenor Steven Soph and viol player Zoe
Weiss joined the Consort for a program spanning 5 centuries of
music from the city of Vienna, Austria. Works by one of Emperor
Maximilian I's greatest court composers, Ludwig Senfl, is performed
alongside later music by Schubert, Brahms, Schoenberg, and Webern.
Roman de Fauvel: Politics and Counterpoint in Medieval France
Hear the story of
the horse who became king from the French political satire and
musical compendium, the Roman de Fauvel. With narrator
Peter Becker, Folger Consort presents the timeless musical
allegory found in Fauvel's story. In addition to music from this
remarkable 14th-century source, the program includes new music
specially composed for Fauvel's story by composer Juri Seo.
Also available: Autumn
a special presentation from the O.B. Hardison Poetry Series
A poem penned
spontaneously at this specially recorded event asks: "What is
a poem supposed to do?" In a unique and unscripted
presentation, jazz and poetry in dialogue with one another search
out questions both big and small.
pianist Cyrus Chestnut together with poets Kyle Dargan
and Lenard D. Moore for an intimate improvisation on
words and music. Together they explore the magic that materializes
when artists collaborate.
Filmed in HD at the
Arts Club of Washington, this 70-minute program includes 60 minutes
of music and poetry followed by a conversation with the artists.
Stream this unique collaboration today through June 30.