Looking Ahead – Renaissance Easter in Spain and Portugal

Coming next from Cappella Romana:

Owen Rees

Renaissance Easter In Spain and Portugal
Directed by Owen Rees (The Queen’s College Oxford, Contrapuntus)

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, making his Northwest Debut, 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.

Owen Rees conjured alert and shapely performances from his young voices…energised and vibrant” — The Telegraph

8pm, Friday, April 12, St. Mary’s Cathedral

8pm, Saturday, April 13, Holy Rosary Church – West Seattle

Free pre-performance talks one hour prior to each performance