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Songs from the First Folio: Shakespeare Songs Live in Context

  • Esther Bone Memorial Library 950 Pinetree Road Southeast Rio Rancho, NM, 87124 United States (map)

The Rio Rancho Youth Choir directed by Aaron Howe performs the New Mexico premiere of settings of Songs from the First Folio, written by contemporary American composer Matthew Harris, as well as five Elizabethan solo artist songs. Librarian Joseph McKenzie will explore how each song functions within its dramatic context. 

For more information on this award-winning composer, please see Matthew Harris.

If music be the food of love, play on;
Give me excess of it.
— Orsino in Twelfth Night