Chansons de printemps
May 4, 2013
Songs for spring from 16th-century France and nearby, with music by Le Jeune, Sermisy, Jannequin,Sweelinck & others, with the viol consort Parthenia (New York)
Free pre-concert talk at 7:15 by Peter Urquhart (University of New Hampshire)
Event Name: Chansons de printemps
Article: Springtime in Europe, from an inspired pairing
Boston Globe - May 06, 2013
By Jeffrey Gantz
"What makes Blue Heron and Parthenia ... such good partners is the value both outfits place on clarity and expressiveness. Whether it’s a tapestry...
"What makes Blue Heron and Parthenia ... such good partners is the value both outfits place on clarity and expressiveness. Whether it’s a tapestry of voices or instruments, every thread is palpable. But there’s nothing abstract about their performances, which ebb and flow with human feeling."
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