Hear Rare, Baroque-Era Mexican Christmas Carols

The Christmas season is one replete with great Barouqe music: think Handel’s Messiah, Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, and more! But what about music from other parts of the world?

2021’s Top 9 Classical Christmas Albums

2021 was a tumultuous year for us all, but one thing we could count on was some great music.

Music from 17th-Century Mexico with the Newberry Consort

Directed by David Douglass and early music vocalist Ellen Hargis, the Newberry Consort plumbs the Newberry Library’s vast music collection and assembles a star-studded roster of local and international artists to offer world-class performances of music from the 13th to the 18th centuries…and occasionally beyond. In April 2016, the Consort performed music of Juan de Lienas, a composer who was …