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Through March 26: Third Coast Baroque streams Monteverdi and Yupanqui: Brothers in spirit across the centuries
March 23, 2021
Lebanese-American tenor Karim Sulayman and American-Argentinian mezzo-soprano Solange Merdinian will perform vocal works by Monteverdi and by Argentine singer, songwriter, guitarist, and writer Atahualpa Yupanqui, who died in 1992. Yupanqui is considered the most important Argentine folk musician of the 20th century.The video production will also feature original photography by Argentinian photographer Rubén Dubrovsky. The video will be available on demand through March 26. Chicago’s Third Coast Baroque features Chicago’s most accomplished period instrumentalists and singers, and it prides itself on what the Chicago Tribune described as “Baroque musicology made painless.”