ACRONYM Concert

05/26/2017 7:00 pm - 05/26/2017 9:00 pm
Cathedral of the Sacred Heart
800 South Cathedral Place, Richmond, Virginia 23220, United States

acronymACRONYM is dedicated to giving modern premieres of the wild instrumental music of the seventeenth century. The group formed in 2012 to create the first recording of the “Alphabet Sonatas” of Johann Pezel. ACRONYM’s following disc, sonatas by Antonio Bertali, was released in 2014 to critical acclaim; Alex Ross selected it as a CD Pick, and Early Music America Magazine wrote “the idiomatic performances and spacious recording by these young musicians are absolutely first rate. This is a disc … belonging in everyone’s collection.” In 2015 ACRONYM released a third album—the first recordings of Giovanni Valentini’s instrumental works—and in 2016 their fourth: Wunderkammer.

Contact: Daniel Sanez

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