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Folger Consort's Latest Renaissance Christmas

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Christmas in New Spain, Folger Consort
(Bard, 2014)
Charles T. Downey, ‘A Renaissance Christmas’ at the Folger
Washington Post, December 18, 2014
Some years, the Folger Consort’s Christmas concert is the best in the city, at least for those who are tired of the same old holiday chestnuts. Unfortunately, this is not one of those years, at least not as this selection of Renaissance music was executed Tuesday evening. And the amplification-enhanced reverb in the Folger Theater only detracted from the purity of sound.

The programming concept was strong, with contrasting examples of music written around the year 1500... [Continue reading]
A Renaissance Christmas
Music by Josquin Desprez, Loyset Compère, others
Folger Consort

Tim Smith, Affecting music for the season from Evolution Series, Folger Consort (Baltimore Sun, December 17)

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