Texas Early Music Project presents Alegría: The Spanish Renaissance
Alegría: The Spanish Renaissance will explore some of the glorious wealth of polyphonic sacred music from the cathedrals and monasteries of 16th-century Spain, a repertoire that has served as inspiration for fans of choral music everywhere, with selections by Morales, Ceballos, and Peñalosa. Other pieces in the concert feature the viol consort, led by guest artist, viola da gamba star Wendy Gillespie, guest percussionist Peter Maund, and 3 sackbut (early trombone) players, led by University of Texas trombone faculty Nathaniel Brickens.
Soloists and featured singers include Jenifer Thyssen, Gitanjali Mathur, Laura Mercado Wright, Cayla Cardiff, Jeffrey Jones Ragona, David Lopez, Tim O’Brien, and featured countertenor, Ryland Angel.
The concert on September 22 will be at Redeemer Presbyterian Church, while the concert on September 23 will be at St. Martin's Lutheran Church.