Musica Ficta performs Traveling Music – Three Cultures
Saturday, March 7, 2015, 8:00 pm
Preconcert lecture at 7:00 pm
Town Hall Seattle
Back by popular demand, Musica Ficta presents music of the Christian, Jewish, and Muslim worlds that coexisted in Moorish Spain until the fateful year 1492. Traveling Music – Three Cultures explores music of the Sephardic Jews, the Cantigas de Santa Maria of Alphonso X El Sabio, the villancicos of Diego Pisador, and improvisations with Ottoman Turkish roots. Based in Valencia and directed by Raúl Mallavibarrena, Musica Ficta brings together Spain’s finest vocal and instrumental early music specialists for this program which celebrates their nation’s cultural riches.