A Christmas Messe

A Banquet of Seasonal English Music

December 14 – 23, 2018
Folger Theatre

Subscriptions for Folger Consort's 2018/19 season are on sale now. Single tickets will go on sale this summer.

Celebrate the holidays with a repast of English music ranging from the earliest carols to later arrangements of favorites like Greensleeves by Vaughan Williams.  The Folger’s 1619 manuscript A Christmas Messe—recounting a tussle between King Beef and King Brawn—offers lively accompaniment to a main course of beloved Yuletide music. A wonderful Christmas feast indeed!  With strings, harp, organist Webb Wiggins, and an ensemble of voices.

In conjunction with the Folger exhibition Churchill’s Shakespeare, on display October 6 through January 6.

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