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March 2015+ iCal Import Listed Events
CHAPTER AND VERSE LITERARY READING SERIES
Readings, featuring an ever-changing array of well-known poets and writers, are followed by a reception, including refreshments and an opportunity to meet and talk with the readers, buy their books, and have them signed.
Steven Riel, David Goroff, Audrey Henderson
David Groff’s book of poems Clay was chosen by Michael Waters as winner of the Louise Bogan Award and published in 2013 by Trio House Press. His previous collection, Theory of Devolution, published in 2002 by the University of Illinois Press, was selected by Mark Doty for the National Poetry Series. Both books were finalists for the Lambda Literary Award. David received his MFA from the Iowa Writers Workshop and his MA in English from the University of Iowa. He is an independent book editor and teaches in the M.F.A. creative writing program of the City College of New York.
Audrey Henderson was a 2014 Hawthornden Fellow and a finalist for the 2014 Homebound Publications Poetry Prize. Her manuscript Airstream was published in November. Her poems have most recently appeared or are appearing in Magma, The Midwest Quarterly and Tar River Poetry. She was a finalist in the Indiana Review 1/2 K Award and won second place in the River Styx International Poetry Contest. She is a 2015 Pushcart Prize nominee and was a finalist the 2014 Slapering Hol Chapbook Contest. She is originally from Scotland where she was a contributor to BBC Radio Scotland.
Steven Riel is the author of one full-length collection of poetry, Fellow Odd Fellow, published by Trio House Press in 2014, as well as three chapbooks: How to Dream, The Spirit Can Crest, and most recently, Postcard from P-town, which was selected as runner-up for the inaugural Robin Becker Chapbook Prize and published by Seven Kitchens Press. His poems have appeared in several anthologies and in numerous periodicals, including The Minnesota Review and International Poetry Review. In 2005, Christopher Bursk named him the Robert Fraser Distinguished Visiting Poet at Bucks County (PA) Community College.
Suggested donation: $5.00 or whatever you can afford (we mean this- we . . . → Read More: Chapter and Verse Literary Reading SeriesFind out more »
March 15: Concordia Consort
Teares of A Sorrowful Soule. Renaissance & Baroque Chorales & Penitential Psalms for Lent Concordia Consort with guests Alan Karass, recorder and Eileen Cecilia Callahan, soprano Sunday, March 15, 2015
CONCORDIA CONSORT, MetroWest’s Recorder Quartet under the direction of Shiela Beardslee Bosworth, presents Teares of A Sorrowful Soule, a program of Renaissance and Baroque settings of chorales and psalms for Lent, on Sunday, March 15, 2015, at 3:00 p.m., at the historic Loring-Greenough House, 12 South Street, Jamaica Plain MA. , as part of the Sunday Afternoon at the ‘Greenough House Parlor Concert Series.
The music is intense, harmonically biting and bitter sweet in tone for this penitential season. Members of the Concordia Consort, Nouri Newman and Brian Warnock, recorders, and Sheila Beardslee, director, will welcome guests Alan Karass, recorder and Eileen Cecilia Callahan, soprano. Among the beautiful German chorale tunes included are “Vater unser im Himmelreich,” “Durch Adams Fall” and “O Lamm Gottes unschuldig” in simple hymn-like settings and transcriptions of complex organ chorale preludes. Included in the psalm settings are Hassler’s deeply chromatic “Ad Dominum tribularer”, Alessandro Scarlatti’s passionate “Ad te Dominum levavi animam meam” and Byrd’s heartfelt “Miserere mei.” In addition to these psalms and chorales, the Consort is featured in fantasias and psalm settings by English composers Bull and Morley and Italian masters Cato and Lasso.
Meet the musicians of the Concordia Consort at afternoon tea following the program.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Founded in 1995, Concordia Consort is the performance ensemble representing Recorders/Early Music MetroWest, the metroWest’s participatory early music program. For over a decade, Concordia has contributed period music for churches throughout New England. Concordia has been . . . → Read More: Sunday Afternoon at the Greenough House Parlor ConcertFind out more »
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