Since the 1980s, lutenist Hopkinson Smith has focused on solo music for early plucked instruments, including the vihuela, Renaissance lute, Renaissance guitar, Baroque guitar and lute. He gives concerts and master classes throughout Europe and North and South America, and currently teaches at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis in Basel, Switzerland. Smith will conclude the series with a performance of Elizabethan lute music from England’s Golden Age, featuring Anthony Holborne’s “Mad Dog” and lute music by English composer John Dowland, as well as lecture on interpretation and technique.
Tickets for all events are $30 for the general public and $10 for students with a valid ID. Tickets are available on the concertsatbienen.org website, by phone at 847-467-4000 or by visiting the Pick-Staiger box office at 50 Arts Circle Drive on the Evanston campus.
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