November 2: D’Anna Fortunato with Ensemble Aubade (Peter H. Bloom, flute; Francis Grimes, viola; Mary Jane Rupert, harp). World premiere of At the Landing by David Owens, and music by Debussy, Ravel, Donizetti and Pinkham
Grammy-nominated mezzo-soprano D’Anna Fortunato, called “affecting…superb” (The New York Times), will perform a Gala Vocal Chamber Concert with the esteemed trio Ensemble Aubade (Peter H. Bloom, flute; Francis Grimes, viola; and Mary Jane Rupert harp). The centerpiece will be the world premiere of At the Landing: Verses from a Poet’s Life by David Owens (scored for voice, flute, viola and harp, with text by Elisavietta Ritchie). Other selections will include Romanza for Voice, Viola and Harp by Gaetano Donizetti, Sonatine en Trio by Maurice Ravel, Vowels (1993) by Daniel Pinkham, and the magnificent Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp by Claude Debussy, performed on the eve of its centenary (the piece was written in 1915).
The 15th season of the Sunday Afternoon at the ‘Greenough House series recreates the atmosphere of 18th and 19th century “musical afternoons” in the 1760 Loring-Greenough House, twice monthly, October to May. Tickets are available at the door: donation $15 ($10 seniors, students and JPTC members). Space is limited; reservations are suggested—call 617-524-3158 or email email@example.com.
October 5, 2014: Mignarda: American lute song duo Ron Andrico & Donna Stewart
October 19, 2014: Jeri Jorgenson, violinist on the faculty of Colorado College, & Forte Pianist,
preparing the entire Beethoven violin and piano cycle for the 15-16 season.
November 2, 2014: David Owens, D’Anna Fortunato. Premier. chamber song group, At the
Landing — Verses from a Poet’s Life, which is scored for voice, flute, viola and harp.
November 16, 2014: Balint Karosi: harpsichord recorder and baroque flute concert with Héloise
December 7, 2014: Brian Friedland: Jazz on the forte Piano
January 4, 2015: Alicia Mielka, flute
February 1, 2015: Shirley Hunt– baroque cellist and viola
February 15, 2015: Pentimento
March 1, 2015: Impromptu Trio. Guitar, Trumpet and Bass (Liz Horwitz)
March 15, 2015: Concordia Consort
April 12, 2015: Nick Cutroneo–classical Guitar