Texas Early Music Project presents Paris City Limits: Chansons, Dances, and The Birds
Texas Early Music Project presents Paris City Limits: Chansons, Dances, and The Birds, featuring lively dances by Attaignant. Special guest artists Mary Springfels (viola da gamba), Peter Maund (percussion), and Breton folk music rounds out the concert as TEMP explores both the rustic and the sophisticated sides of Parisian life in the 16th and 17th centuries.
Featured singers include countertenor Ryland Angel (New York), mezzo Erin Calata (Seattle), TEMP members Jenifer Thyssen, Meredith Ruduski, Cayla Cardiff, Stephanie Prewitt, Jeffrey Jones Ragona, Thann Scoggin, Gil Zilkha, and more. The instrumental ensemble features guest artists as well as harpist Therese Honey, violinist Bruce Colson, viol consort (Jane Leggiero, Stephanie Raby, John Walters), recorders (Susan Richter and Victor Eijkhout), and lutenist Scott Horton.
May 7 concert will take place at University Presbyterian Church, while May 8 concert will take place at First Presbyterian Church.