Monday, June 12, 2017 at 11pm
Fenway Center at Northeastern University
Will You Walk the Woods So Wild: Renaissance Music from the British Isles
A lead singer, some plucked strings, a double bass, and percussion—a line-up as familiar in the Renaissance as classic rock! The superb musicians of Ayreheart make their long-awaited BEMF début in a program displaying the parallels between high art music and folk songs during the English Renaissance. Founded by GRAMMY-nominated lutenist Ronn McFarlane, Ayreheart will perform captivating selections by Dowland and Byrd, as well as anonymous ballad tunes and folk songs from England, Scotland, and Wales.
Brian Kay, voice, lute & komuz; Ronn McFarlane, lute; Willard Morris, colascione; Mattias Rucht, percussion