Bruce Dickey & Friends
Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 11pm
New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall, Boston
La Bella Minuta: Florid Songs for Cornetto Around 1600
The world’s foremost virtuoso of the cornetto, Bruce Dickey makes a triumphant return to BEMF with a splendid program showcasing the “beautiful divisions” of this unique instrument. More than just a platform for his technical prowess, these are stunning masterpieces that display the luminous vocality of the cornetto. This is simply breathtakingly lovely music brought to vibrant life by the world’s greatest advocate of his instrument.
Bruce Dickey, cornetto; Joanna Blendulf, viola da gamba; Maria Christina Cleary, harp; Liuwe Tamminga, organ