Misa CriollaOther / The Hague
07 December 2013, 7.15pm
This December, the Argentine Dutch Solidarity Foundation presents a special service featuring the Misa Criolla by Javier Rodríguez and the Huygens Vocaal Ensemble at the R.C Church of Our Saviour in The Hague.
About The Misa Criolla
The Misa Criolla is a religious mass combining Spanish texts with South American instruments and rhythms.
It is typically performed by either male or female soloists with a chorus and orchestra, and is based on folk genres such as chacarera, carnavalito and estilo pamperano that have Andean influences and instruments.
About Javier Rodríguez
Born in the province of Salta in north-western Argentina, Rodríguez is an award-winning composer, singer and guitarist who works with a diverse range of musical influences including cueca, zamba, tonada, tango and milonga.
Since 1995, he has worked closely with the Argentina composer Ariel Ramírez singing classical folk music internationally, including at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam.