La Púrpura de la Rosa was first heard in Lima, Peru in 1701, making it the first opera to be performed in the New World. Tomás de Torrejón y Velasco's music will resound again on this week's show, in a performance by The Harp Consort, with soloists Judith Malafronte, Ellen Hargis, and Maria del Mar Fernández Doval. 

  • Tomás de Torrejón y Velasco    La Púrpura de la Rosa (selections)    The Harp Consort
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