2012-2013 Season: Renaissance Easter in Spain & Portugal

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Owen Rees

EASTERTIDE: RENAISSANCE EASTER IN SPAIN AND PORTUGAL

Directed by Owen Rees (The Queen’s College Oxford, Contrapunctus)

Experience the feast of the Resurrection through the lens of soaring polyphonic motets by the great Spanish and Portuguese composers Francisco Guerrero, Duarte Lobo, and Tomás Luis de Victoria.

Dr. Owen Rees is both a performer and a scholar, specializing in Renaissance and Baroque works, especially those from Spain and Portugal. He is University Reader in Music and Organist at The Queen’s College, Oxford and the founder and director of the critically acclaimed Renaissance vocal ensemble Contrapunctus.

Portland
8pm, Fri., Apr. 12, St. Mary’s Cathedral

Seattle
8pm, Sat., Apr. 13, Holy Rosary Church, West Seattle

Free pre-concert talks one hour prior to each performance.