Jordi Savall and Hespèrion XXI

Monday, May 7, 2018, 7:30 pm
Tickets:  $50/$10 for 30 years or younger

No one has done more to unearth and champion lost and forgotten works from the medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque eras than the much-esteemed Catalan conductor and viol player, Jordi Savall. With his wife, renowned soprano Montserrat Figueras (1942-2011), he founded in 1974 what is now called Hespèrion XXI, a period-instrument ensemble that compellingly explores centuries-old musical traditions from around the world.

“The man who made the viola da gamba sing again”
Guardian

Program:
Noted Galician piper Carlos Núñez will join Hespèrion XXI for “Celtic Universe,” an exploration of historical and modern music from Ireland, Scotland, Brittany, Galicia, and the Basque Country.

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