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Beautiful Music NOW - José de Orejón y Aparicio

Soprano Josefien Stoppelenburg
Soprano Josefien Stoppelenburg

José de Orejón y Aparicio was an 18th century Peruvian organist and composer. His jobs included Chief Organist and Chapelmaster at Lima Cathedral. Soprano Josefien Stoppelenburg sings MARIPOSA (butterfly) by José de Orejón y Aparicio from a June 2022 at Iglésia Regina Angelorum Colonial City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The singer performed with violinists Militza Iankova and Anarys Iznaga Cruz, cellist Milena Zivkovic, keyboardist Laura Pentel, and lutenist Cameron Welke. You can find out more information about José de Orejón y Aparicio.

You can see all the music featured for Hispanic Heritage Month on the Sunday Baroque website.

Suzanne Bona is the host and executive producer of Sunday Baroque, a nationally syndicated weekly radio show of Baroque and early music which she originated on WSHU in 1987.