HOPKINSON SMITH

Hopkinson Smith has been called the most moving of present day lutenists...he approaches the lute's universe with a musicality which goes far beyond the seemingly limited voice of his instrument. We invite you to explore on this website the magic of his lute and its music.

The more than 20 solo recordings of Hopkinson Smith are noted for their mastery of musicological, organological and musical domains. More, they sing with passion, beauty, intensity and magic. While authentic instruments have been used, most of the recordings were done with the instruments of Joel Van Lennep.