Fretwork with Elizabeth Kenny, Lute
Friday, November 08, 2013
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Leading European lutenist Elizabeth Kenny’s playing has been described as “incandescent,” “radical” and “indecently beautiful.” She joins the peerless British viol consort, Fretwork, for a program of music by English Renaissance composer, John Dowland, who was an inspiration for Benjamin Britten more than three centuries later. Dating from 1604, the Lachrimae is a collection of seven pavans and includes Dowland’s most famous lute solo.
6:30 pm Pre-concert performance with Roger Chase, viola
Britten: Lachyrmae, Reflections on a Song by Dowland Op. 48 (1950)
7:30 pm Concert Program
John Dowland: Lachrimae or Seaven Teares