The Chamber Series
Friday Performances: Live! at 10th & G, 945 G Street NW, Washington, DC
Saturday Performances: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 228 S Pitt St, Alexandria, VA 22314
Baroque Music in Latin America
Friday, April 1, 2022 at 7:00 p.m.
Live! at 10th & G
Saturday, April 2, 2022 at 7:00 p.m.
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
Sacred Polyphony and Villancicos
Works by Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla, Francisco López Capillas, Antonio de Salazar, and Juan de Araujo.
MORE ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE
Crossley Danielle Hawn & Sara MacKimmie, sopranos; Kristen Dubenion-Smith & Sylvia Leith, altos; Matthew Hill & Jacob Perry, Jr., tenors; Mark Duer & Ian Pomerantz, basses
William Simms, guitar & theorbo; Jessica Powell Eig, violone; Michelle Humphreys, percussion; Paula Maust, organ
Running time approximately 65 minutes, no intermission
Jill Kent and Mark Solomons, underwriters
MORE ABOUT RUBEN VALENZUELA
Ruben Valenzuela is the Founder and Artistic Director of Bach Collegium San Diego (BCSD). As a conductor and keyboardist, he has led BCSD in notable performances of music of the Renaissance, early and high Baroque, early Classical period, as well as music of the twentieth century. Valenzuela’s performances have been described as “dramatic,” “vibrant,” and “able to unlock the true power of Baroque music” (San Diego Story). Under Valenzuela’s leadership, BCSD has achieved international acclaim through virtuosic performances of iconic repertoire, as well as lesser-known works.
In addition to his work with BCSD, Valenzuela is regularly called upon as a guest director. Notable guest engagements include Bach Vespers at Holy Trinity, New York City; Marsh Chapel Choir and Collegium at Boston University; Bach at Emmanuel Church, Boston; and most recently Juilliard415 at Lincoln Center, New York City.
Valenzuela holds a PhD in Musicology from Claremont Graduate University and is the Director of Music & Organist of All Souls’ Episcopal Church, San Diego.
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Subscriptions are currently on sale to the general public. The 2021–22 season, opening Friday, October 15, features six large scale subscription concerts at some of the regions finest venues and eight chamber series concerts on Friday evenings at Live! at 10th & G and on Saturday evenings at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.
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