St. James Place: Crescendo: Spanish Polyphony and Latin American Folk Songs of the Renaissance and Baroque. A cast of period and folk instruments will accompany the singers, bringing to life the colorful and exotic sounds of Spain and Latin America with works by Guerrero, Morales, Araujo, Encina and Torrejón y Velasco and others. The main soloists are the Venezuelan soprano and vihuela player Salomé Sandoval and the Chilean tenor Pablo Bustos. Other instrumentalists from New York city, New Haven and Hartford, CT, are Hideki Yamaya, vihuela and Baroque guitar; Scott Hill, guitar; Christa Patton Renaissance harp, shawm and percussion; and Carlos Boltes, charango. Crescendo Vocal Ensemble will be directed by Christine Gevert from the organ. 352 Main St. 6 pm.