WhoFish Home Page Join Us! NP Registry
Viewing: Massachusetts Choose State EZ Post
AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO
MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY
Main Menu
 •  Home
 •  Daily-Catch
 •  Calendar
 •  Personals
 •  For Sale
 •  Jobs
 •  Businesses
 •  Public Records

 •  My Listings
 •  Contact Us
 •  Help

 •  Sign Up

Weekly Mailing
  (7,316,741 Subscribers)

sponsored links

       
 
Title:Fabula di Orfeo: An Entertainment in Renaissance Italian Poetry and Song
Date:12/9/2018 (Sunday)
Address:Somerville Museum, One Westwood Road (at Central St.)
Location:Somerville, MA
Hours:3:00 pm
Cost/Cover:$20 general admission; $15 students, seniors, Museum members. Children admitted free
Web Page:http://www.somervillemuseum.org
Contact Info:For more details or reservations, call 617-666-9810.
Details:Early Music Afternoons continues its season on Sunday, December 9, 2018, with a musical performance of Italian renaissance poet Angelo Poliziano’s 1480 lyrical drama Fabula di Orfeo. The musicians, who will be performing music by Tromboncino, Cara, Dalza and others, are Burcu Gulec, mezzo-soprano; Michael Collver, countertenor and cornetto; George Lernis, percussion; Steven Lundahl, sackbut and recorders; James Williamson and Carol Lewis, viola da gamba; and Olav Chris Henriksen, lutes. The concert will take place at 3:00 pm at the Somerville Museum, One Westwood Road (at Central St.), Somerville, MA. Admission is $20 general admission, $15 students, seniors and low income. Ample street parking is available. An informal reception at the Museum will follow the concert. For further information and reservations, call (617) 666-9810 or go to www.somervillemuseum.org.

Angelo Poliziano was an Italian humanist and poet in service of Lorenzo de Medici in 15th-century Florence. Many of the best Italian composers of his day, including Cara and Tromboncino, set his poems to music. His Fabula di Orfeo, with musical accompaniment, premiered in Mantua in 1480. As no period musical setting of Poliziano’s epic tale of the Orfeo story has survived, Michael Collver has chosen frottole (Italian secular songs of the 15th century) as a basis for his reconstruction of an Orfeo from more than one hundred years prior to the (now much more famous) opera by Monteverdi and Striggio.

Michael Collver is a world-class cornetist and countertenor and has concertized throughout Europe and the U.S. with ensembles including Sequentia and Boston Camerata, as well as Project Ars Nova (P.A.N.), of which he was a founding member. Burcu Gulec has performed all across her native Turkey and the United States, singing music of various styles from the Middle East and Asia Minor, as well as early music, jazz, improvisation and electronic music. A native of Cyprus, percussionist George Lernis travels regularly throughout the United States and Europe, performing with Dunya, Muscari, Mina Cho, and many other prominent jazz and world music groups. James Williamson has played early strings and sung tenor with a variety of groups in the Boston area, including Long and Away, Capella Clausura, Canto Armonico and the Choir of the Church of the Advent. Steven Lundahl, Olav Chris Henriksen and Carol Lewis are also well known in the U.S. and abroad as instrumentalists, performing and recording frequently with ensembles including Boston Camerata, Waverly Consort, Emmanuel Music, Boston Baroque, and many others.
Event is:One Day Only
Audience:All Welcome
Category:Concert
Sponsored By:Early Music Afternoons at the Somerville Museum
Submitted by:Carol Lewis
 
 
Recent Activity
 
Zingarelli Paula
43 WESTON AVE # A ,Somerville, MA
Lauren Katzman
27 adrian st ,somerville, MA
Vladimir Shultz
74 Walnut St ,Somerville, MA
L Perlera
9a Alston St ,Somerville, MA
Robert Caruso
1370 BROADWAY APT 3H ,SOMERVILLE, MA
Kimberly Mack
11 Burnham St ,Somerville, MA
Jie Zhang
14 Lake St Apt 2 ,Somerville, MA
J. Burns
7 wellington ave ,somerville, MA
Jennifer Pirroni
15a Porter St Apt 1 ,Somerville, MA
Patricia Meyer
55 MAIN ST ,SOMERVILLE, MA
Copyright 2004 - 2019 WhoFish Media Inc., All rights reserved, worldwide.