Entries from THE DRESSING tagged with 'Tempesta di Mare'

The Tempest, Old & New from The Folger Consort

On January 10, 2014, the Folger Consort presented a musical feast drawn from the inspiration of William Shakespeare's The Tempest. What was particularly unusual about this concert was a suite of songs and dances composed by a contemporary composer. In the 1990s, James Primosch composed Songs and Dances from "The Tempest" for the Folger Consort. In a pre-concert talk moderated by Robert Aubrey Davis, Primosch said he never expected to have a second performance. In fact, he felt so certain of this, he rescored the music to eliminate the old instrumentation and has subsequently had the piece played with modern...

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