¡Música Barroca Mexicana! Music from the Durango Cathedral Archives

Durango_Cathedral_webCome hear eighteenth-century New World treasures, featuring voices and Baroque violins, guitar, theorbo, harpsichord, and ‘cello.  Italian and Mexican musicians composed and performed at the magnificent cathedral in Durango, one of Mexico’s most important musical centers.  Thanks to more than a decade of work by Northwestern University musicologist Professor Drew Edward Davies,  newly-discovered masterpieces have been brought to light. The program will include many U.S. premieres of works by Ignacio Jerusalem, Santiago Billoni, Manuel de Sumaya and others.


David Douglass and Brandi Berry, violin
Ellen Hargis, soprano
Raquel Winnica Young, mezzo-soprano
Daniel Swenburg, guitar and theorbo
Charles Metz, harpsichord
Jeremy David Ward, cello


Performances & Tickets:

November 7th, 8pm
Church of the Ascension
1133 N. La Salle Drive
Chicago, IL 60610-2601
Phone: 312-664-1271

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November 8th, 8pm
Logan Center for the Arts
Performance Hall
915 E. 60th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
Phone: 773-702-2787

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November 9th, 3pm
Alice Millar Chapel
1870 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208
Phone: 847-491-7256

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