To welcome spring, The Folger Consort performs music from 14th and 15th century Italy, the early Renaissance. The consort will be joined by Trefoil -- Drew Minter, Mark Rimple and Marcia Young -- playing harp, lute, psaltery and fiddle and offering what the New York Times calls "clear, otherworldly harmonies." Friday, March 11, and Saturday, March 12, at 8 p.m. Also Saturday, March 12, at 5 p.m., and Sunday, March 13, at 2 p.m. Folger Theatre, 201 East Capitol St. SE. Tickets are $35. Call 202-544-7077 or visit folger.edu.