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Charles Weaver

Charles Weaver (lute) has performed on early stringed instruments with Early Music New York, Hesperus, Piffaro, Parthenia, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the Folger Consort, ARTEK, Musica Pacifica, Quicksilver, and Mercury Baroque. He specializes in collaborative lute-playing and vocal coaching in sixteenth and seventeenth-century music. The New York Times has noted his "agile lute and Baroque guitar accompaniments." He is on the faculty of the New York Continuo Collective, an ensemble of players and singers exploring the poetic and musical antecedents of opera in semester- length workshop productions, and has worked as a vocal coach at the Western Wind Workshop in Ensemble Singing, the Queens College Baroque Opera Workshop, and the Yale Baroque Opera Program. He also maintains an active career as a choral singer and director, specializing in plainchant and Renaissance polyphony.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Charles Weaver