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JANUARY 2008


January 5 at 5:00 PM at Our Savior Lutheran in Arlington, VA
January 6 at 6:00 PM at Christ Church in Old Town Alexandria, VA

Armonia Nova
Twelfth Night: A Celebration of Epiphany and the Winter Solstice

For centuries the Feast of Epiphany has been a time to celebrate with fire, light, and music to fend off the cold winter and mark the arrival of the three wise men into Bethlehem. Medieval music blends the sacred and secular to create some of the most moving and sublime music ever written. Equally fascinating is to experience the pure harmonies of the Renaissance. All this plus the lingering remembrances of the Christmas, create a concert that is beautiful and intricate, and that extends the joys of the glorious holiday season for those of all ages. Come and be a part of this tradition!


January 6
3:30 PM

Pro Musica Rara with Gwyn Roberts, recorder
SuperBach Sunday: Bach and Telemann

Bach: Brandenburg Concerto no. 4, Concerto in A Minor for flute, violin, and harpsichord;
Telemann: Don Quixote Suite, Concerto for Recorder and Flute in E Minor

Sara Nichols, flute; Jacob Lodico, recorder; Greg Mulligan, Julie Parcells, Cynthia Roberts, Ivan Stefanovic, violin; Sharon Pineo Myer, viola; Allen Whear, cello; Robert Barney, bass; Dongsok Shin, harpsichord

Towson University Center for the Arts, Towson, MD

For more information, call (410) 728-2820.


January 11 at 8:00 PM
January 12 at 8:00 PM

The Folger Consort, with a chamber choir led by Philip Cave, instrumentalists Robert Eisenstein, Christopher Kendall, and the Renaissance wind band PIFFARO
Victoria's Requiem

Tomas Luis de Victoria's 1605 Requiem is a stunning masterpiece by the greatest Spanish composer of the late Renaissance. Passionate, grave, and distinctly Spanish, this work will resound in the great space of Washington National Cathedral. It will be complemented by rich and resonant works for winds, strings, and keyboard, with dazzling variations for all the players.

Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC

For more information, call (202) 5447077.


January 24

Benjamin Bagby's Beowulf

James D. Francis Auditorium, Mary Baldwin College, Staunton, VA

For more information, call (540) 887-7188.


February 2008 Concerts