Lunchtime Concert: Countertenor & Archlute/Theorbo
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 – 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Convocation Hall – UH 213
Free of charge!
RICHARD CUNNINGHAM has had a lengthy career in music as a singer, a teacher and an artistic director. As a countertenor soloist, Richard has performed across Europe, the United States, and Canada. His repertoire includes medieval music, lute songs, baroque oratorios, cantatas and passions. He has performed with the St. George Chapel’s choir in Windsor Castle where he often performed before the Royal Family.
BENJAMIN STEIN is a multi-instrumentalist and singer based in the Toronto area. An experienced performer and teacher, Benjamin is skilled and comfortable with both popular music and Western classical composition, his ability to improvise, shape and interpret serves him in music ranging from English lute-song and Italian monody to jazz standards, folk music and blues. The duo’s recital will feature popular music of the 1500s and early 1600s, enjoyed by the serfs and nobles alike.