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Encyclopedia > Stephen Stubbs

Stephen Stubbs (born 1951) is a lutenist and director and has been a leading figure in the European early music scene for nearly thirty years. 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... Early music is European classical music before the classical music era and after Ancient music. ...


He was born in Seattle and studied harpsichord and composition at the University of Washington where, at the same time, he began to play the lute. He left America after graduation to study the instrument in England and Holland giving his debut concert in London’s Wigmore Hall in 1976. Since 1981 Stubbs has been teaching at the Musikhochschule Bremen in Germany where he is currently holding a post as professor. He has performed extensively with his ensembles Tragicomedia and Teatro Lirico, and conducted baroque opera worldwide. He recorded numerous LPs and CDs with famous other Ensembles like Hilliard Ensemble or with Andrew Lawrence-King. City nickname Emerald City City bird Great Blue Heron City flower Dahlia City mottos The City of Flowers The City of Goodwill City song Seattle, the Peerless City Mayor Greg Nickels County King County Area   - Total   - Land   - Water   - % water 369. ... Harpsichord in Flemish style; for more info, click the image. ... The University of Washington, founded in 1861, is a public research university in Seattle, Washington. ... The lute is a plucked string instrument with a fretted neck and a deep round back. ... The Wigmore Hall is a concert hall specialising in classical music in Wigmore Street London. ... A self portrait by Nicholas Hilliard The Hilliard Ensemble is a British male vocal quartet devoted to the authentic performance of early music. ... Andrew Lawrence-King is a British harpist and early music specialist, director of the world renowned The Harp Consort. ...


Moving to Seattle in 2006, he has established a program there for young professional singers called Seattle Academy of Baroque Opera. He is artistic co-director of the Boston Early Music Festival. City nickname Emerald City City bird Great Blue Heron City flower Dahlia City mottos The City of Flowers The City of Goodwill City song Seattle, the Peerless City Mayor Greg Nickels County King County Area   - Total   - Land   - Water   - % water 369. ...


 
 

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