Kathleen O'Rourke, soprano and George England, guitars & theorbo
Pulling from five centuries of repertoire featuring voice with plucked strings, the duo incorporate spoken text and subtle staging to create a narrative thread connecting musical selections. Since their inception in 2016, they have performed in Seattle, New York City, Long Island, Miami, and Tampa. In Summer 2018 they made their international European debut in Koblenz, Germany.
The duo perform acoustic "classical" music using historical and modern instruments. Their concerts reach diverse audiences for the duo always aim to engage whomever may be listening by: blending musical performance, interweaving intriguing introductions of the works, as well as incorporating spoken poetry. Every program features works sung in a variety of languages such as English, French, Spanish, German and Portuguese, as well as as spoken text mostly in Spanish and English.