News Marlboro Recorder Workshop celebrates 42nd anniversary
An Early Music Gala will unfold before Sunday’s listeners as the Marlboro Recorder Workshop presents five early music ensembles and a number of guest artists at 3:00 p.m. on April 23 in Marlboro College’s Whittemore Theater. Asteria (Sylvia Rhyne, soprano; Eric Redlinger, lute, tenor), Cordiforme (Wendy Redlinger, psaltery, harpsichord; Edmund Brelsford, recorder, baritone), Saltarello (Sarah Cantor, recorder; Angus Lansing, viola da gamba), Aires Trio (William Toomey, vihuela da mano. tenor; Edmund Brelsford, recorder, tenor; Wendy Redlinger, portative organ), Tarantella Recorder Trio (Sarah Cantor, Héloïse Degrugillier, and Justin Godoy), and guest artists Margery McCrum, soprano; Jesse Lepkoff, baroque flute; David Runnion, violoncello, will join forces in celebration of the Workshop’s 42nd anniversary concert season.
600 years of vocal and instrumental literature from the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the Baroque, and the Classical Period from Austria, England, France, Germany, Italy, and Spain will be played on recorders, baroque flute, lute, vihuela da mano, viola da gamba, violoncello, harpsichord, portative organ, psaltery and various percussion instruments, and will be sung in Medieval English, Medieval French, Elizabethan English, French, Spanish, Italian and German.
All are invited for refreshments, a cake cutting and to meet the artists at a reception in the lobby following the concert.