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Xavier Díaz-Latorre

St Mary’s Church, Bishophill Junior
Monday 9 July 10:00pm

Adults £15.00 | Concessions £13.00
Event 13: York Early Music Festival

The Harmonic Poem
17th- century Spanish Jesuit priest Francisco Guerau made the unlikely connection between God and the guitar in his epic Poema harmónico, in which he explored the idea of universal harmony with passacalles in every possible key a good 25 years before Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier. Gaspar Sanz's dances and improvisations wound their way through spicy dissonances and complex rhythms to amaze, delight and transport their listeners; and Santiago de Murcia, guitar master to the Queen of Spain, wove echoes of African dances with sounds from Spain, Italy and France, in return for which his own music has been found as far afield as Mexico and Chile.
"Xavier Díaz-Latorre, a superb guitarist'''' New York Times
Seating is unreserved.
Friends Saver Ticket
£265.00 (concessions £225.00)
Join the Friends and save up to 20% on the Friends Saver Ticket! This includes events 01, 02, 05, 07, 09, 11 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 24, 25 and 26 of the York Early Music Festival 2012. Please call the box office on (01904) 658338 to book this ticket (these saver tickets are not available to buy online).

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