U.S. Group The Rose Ensemble to Play Baroque Music Festival
April 24, 2014 — The Embassy of the United States in Bolivia will participate in the Baroque Music Festival, held in the Missions of Chiquitos, Santa Cruz, for the ninth consecutive year with the group The Rose Ensemble from Minnesota.
The baroque music group will offer concerts in Ascension Guarayos on Saturday, April 26; in Concepción on Sunday, April 27; and in the city of Santa Cruz on Tuesday, April 29. The group will also conduct a master class for students at the Urubichá Music School.
Founded in 1996 and based in Saint Paul, Minnesota, The Rose Ensemble performs vocal music that strives to stir the emotions, challenge the mind, and lift the spirit. Each performance illuminates centuries of rarely heard repertoire, bringing to modern audiences research from the world’s manuscript libraries and fresh perspectives on history, languages, politics, religion and world cultures and traditions. With nine critically acclaimed recordings and a diverse selection of concert programs, the group has thrilled audiences across the United States and Europe with repertoire spanning 1,000 years and over 25 languages, including new research in Hawaiian, Swedish, Middle Eastern and American vocal traditions.