The Lorelei Ensemble performs El Paso de la Siguiriya in Brookline and Wenham, Massachusetts on May 3 & 4

n46565210392_7202.jpg The women’s chamber choir, The Lorelei Ensemble, directed by Beth Willer, will give the U.S. premiere of my El Paso de la Seguiriya, a flamenco-inflected setting of the poetry of Federico Garcia Lorca, as part of a program of music of the Spanish Renaissance and new works on Spanish and English texts, at Brookline Parish in Brookline, Massachusetts on May 3rd at 4PM. The program includes Selections from Guerrero’s Canciones y Villanescas Espirituales, Victoria’s Duo Seraphim, and the premieres of Daniel Schlosberg’s El Sueno and Haralabos Stafylakis’s Ubi Sunt. They will repeat the program at First Church in Wenham, Massachusetts on May 4th at 3PM.

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CBG2_WPRKOriginally from New York, Charles Griffin returned to the U.S. in 2010 to take a position at Florida's Full Sail University as course director of Advanced Music Composition in their MPBS program, after spending 5 years living and working in Latvia. His compositions and arrangements have been performed at festivals and concert halls throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia, Brazil, Cuba, and Puerto Rico.

He is also a radio show host on 91.5 WPRK FM. His show Zero Crossings incorporates live interviews with composers, conductors and performers with a focus on the local contemporary art music scene.

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