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An Afternoon With Mignarda

Time: November 17, 2013 from 3pm to 5:30pm
Location: Loring-Greenough House,
Street: 12 South Street
City/Town: Jamaica Plain MA 01230
Website or Map: http://www.Loring-Greenough.o…
Phone: 617-524-3158
Event Type: parlor, concert, and, tea
Organized By: Loring-Greenough House Concerts
Latest Activity: Nov 7, 2013

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Event Description

Mignarda, American lute song duo Ron Andrico, lute, and Donna Stewart, mezzo-soprano, join the Sunday Parlor Concert Series at the Loring Greenough House, on Sunday, November 17, 2013, at 3:00 p.m., at the historic Loring-Greenough House, 12 South Street, Jamaica Plain MA.  Mignarda's concert program offers a snapshot of their first ten years as a duo with music excerpted from their award-winning recording of 17th century French music, Divine Amarillis (2005), a sampling from their ninth and latest CD, John Dowland: A Pilgrimes Solace (April 2013), and a preview of current projects including music for voice and lute composed in the 21st century.

America's premiere professional lute song duo, Mignarda specializes in thoughtful programming that illuminates the vibrant mingling of renaissance music and poetry.  Noted for awakening modern audiences to an appreciation for historical music, their work encompasses concertizing, teaching and recording, with 9 critically-acclaimed CDs.  Mignarda's publications include a series of 12 music  editions, many scholarly articles, reviews and the internationally-popular blog, Unquiet Thoughts. The couple met in a schola providing liturgical music for the Latin Tridentine Mass, and they continue their dedication to historical sacred and secular music.  Based in forested upstate NY, Mignarda is currently celebrating their 10th year as a duo. Together, the duo specialize in performing music that resides in the grey zone between folk and art music, with interpretations that follow the renaissance ideal of 'moving the passions' of the listener.
 For further information, visit http://www.mignarda.com.

Meet the artists 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 lghouseconcerts@aim.com.

Built in 1760, the Loring-Greenough House, a local landmark listed on the Massachusetts and National Registers of Historic Places, is owned and managed by the non-profit Jamaica Plain Tuesday Club, Inc. as a historic house museum and site for art and music presentations. The Loring-Greenough House is wheelchair accessible. For more information on the Loring-Greenough House, see www.loring-greenough.org.

For reservations or directions, call (617)524-3158, or email  lghouseconcerts@aim.com.

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