Alfonso X 800th Birthday Anniversary Celebration

November 23th, 5 PM EST Time

Alfonso X the Wise of Leon and Castille, born on November 23, 1221, was a medieval king who led the production of one of the most important cultural legacies in the Iberian peninsula. It includes the “Cantigas of Santa María”, 420 poems in Galician-Portuguese with musical notation, devoted to the Virgin Mary.

Laudate Dominum, an Argentine ensemble of Medieval and Renaissance music, will host a virtual celebration of Alfonso’s 800th birthday with some of the canticles performed by Laudate and guests from Argentina, USA, UK and México.

Please join us on our YouTube channel for the live session:

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