Music of Francisco López Capillas
04.27.15| 7 PM
New York City, NY US
The Hispanic Society of America Meridionalis Ensemble Jeffrey Grossman, organ Sebastián Zubieta, conductor Americas Society's ensemble, Meridionalis, led by Sebastián Zubieta, presents a concert featuring sacred choral music by Mexican composer Francisco López Capillas (ca. 1615-1673). Born in Mexico City, López Capillas was one of the earliest polyphonic composers of renown born in the Americas; his works are known for their expressivity and contrapuntal splendor. He was kappelmeister at Puebla and Mexico City, and several of his compositions have survived in archives in Mexico and Spain.
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