The 2011 Festival of Microtonal Music
Meantone Magic: Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas
Sunday April 10 8:30 PM
University of Southern California
Music Salon at the Hancock Memorial Museum, adjacent to Newman Recital Hall
Entrance #3 off Figueroa Blvd.
Purcell's Baroque masterpiece bristles with Technicolor microtonal harmony — when tuned in the original meantone tuning. This chamber performance of the entire one-hour opera will be preceded by meantone masterpieces of John Dowland, William Byrd, György Ligeti, and Michaelangelo Rossi on lute and harpsichord.
$20 suggested donation; free for students
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