Pre-season benefit concert by Hesperia (June 4, 2011)
Hesperia, Ukiah's a capella quintet devoted to Renaissance music, presents a concert of English and Spanish songs.
Highlights of the June 4 program are:
- Two motets dedicated to Mary, Queen of Heaven, by England’s greatest Renaissance composer, William Byrd (1540-1623);
- Comical and satirical laments by the Spanish composer Juan del Encina (1464-1523);
- The ethereal sounds of the early English composer John Dunstable (1380-1453).