The Grand Tour: Viols Across Europe
October 3 at 11am

Cup & Top Cafe, 1 N. Main St. Florence, MA

Karen Burciaga, treble viol
James Williamson, tenor viol
Anne Legêne, treble & bass viol
Shirley Hunt, bass viol
with Tracy Cowart, mezzo-soprano

Free admission. Part of the Pioneer Valley Early Music Day


Long & Away embarks on a whirlwind musical tour of Spain, Italy, Germany, England and France. Music for the viola da gamba took many different forms throughout the 17th century. This hour-long program includes sublime consorts, rousing dances, heartfelt songs and joyful madrigals by composers such as Byrd, Monteverdi, Schutz, Marais, Ortiz and others. Joining the ensemble is mezzo-soprano Tracy Cowart, praised for her “light and lithe” voice. Come enjoy a cuppa!

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