Il Lauro Verde

The Blossoming of the Italian Baroque

February 23 – 25, 2018
Folger Theatre


With its title “the green laurel” taken from a 1584 book of madrigals, this program explores the growth of Italian musical style from Renaissance to Baroque, including virtuoso instrumental versions of madrigals and the songs themselves, as well as the new monodies of Monteverdi, Francesca Caccini, and other 17th-century luminaries. With violin, viol, lute and soprano Jolle Greenleaf.

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