Whidbey Island will host the final Salish Sea Early Music Festival program of the year, according to a press release.
The performance will take place at 7:30 p.m. June 8 at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation, located at 20103 State Route 525 in Freeland, and will feature Italian 17th century three-part canzonas with Anna Marsh on dulcian, John Lenti on theorbo and renaissance lute and Jeffrey Cohan on renaissance transverse flute.
This program offers an unusual and extensive exploration of the fabric of early 17th-century life in Italy.
The program includes pieces by Giovanni Battista Dalla Gostena, Giovanni Battista Buonamente, Giovanni Paolo Cima, Tarquinio Merula, Bartolomé de Selma y Salaverde, Girolamo Dalla Casa, Dario Castello, Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck and Didier le Blanc.
Admission is by a suggested donation of $20 or $25. Those 18 and under are free. All are welcome regardless of donation.
The Salish Sea Early Music Festival presents early chamber music on period instruments around Salish Sea and in Eastern Washington, and is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, and an affiliate organization of Early Music America.
Additional information is available online at salishseafestival.org/whidbey.