Niccolo Seligmann, early folk instrumentalist

When Niccolo Seligmann comes across an obscure folk instrument he’s never seen before, he can’t help but pick it up and play! Having earned a degree in viola da gamba performance from Peabody Conservatory, he plays over 20 acoustic instruments including medieval fiddle, and is apprenticed to master luthier Ken Koons. Seligmann is a member of various medieval, traditional, and early music ensembles, including the Jefferson Baroque Orchestra, with whom he is premiering his original new-baroque opera, Minerva, based on Handel’s arias. He has toured North America and Europe, performing in venues that range from the Kennedy Center to the inside of a 2,000-year-old California redwood tree. His work unites historical and experimental music, utilizing both acoustic and electronic instruments to create a completely unique listening experience.

Wednesday, February 26 at 7:30pm

Strathmore
5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD 20852

Event Type

Performance, Concert, Arts & Culture

Audience

18+

Topic

Arts & Culture, Entertainment

Price

$1 - $20

Weekend Event

No

Website

https://www.strathmore.org/events-and...

Cost

$19

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