Dr. Edward Markward, Music Director of the Rhode Island Civic Chorale & Orchestra, presents the English influence on music in Europe from 1350 - 1600. Dr. Markward will perform pieces highlighting music from the period.
Dr. Edward Markward, Music Director of RICCO, presents on music from the late middle ages, focusing on motet and ars nova from European society during the fourteenth society. Dr. Markward will perform pieces highlighting music from the period.
Dr. Edward Markward, Music Director of RICCO, presents on music from the of age of antiquity, such as gregorian chants and early polyphony. Dr. Markward will perform pieces highlighting music from the period.
The 2017 Fall Life of the Mind Salon Series continues on Wednesday, November 1 when Pulitzer-winning historian Gordon S. Wood discusses his new book, Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. Thomas Jefferson and John Adams could scarcely have come from more different worlds, or been more different in temperament.
The 2017 Fall Life of the Mind Salon Series continues on Wednesday, October 28 when Ray Rickman holds a conversation about race in 2017. Mr. Rickman will discuss how to talk about race with peers and people outside your own cultural group.
The 2017 Fall Life of the Mind Salon Series continues on Wednesday, October 18 with Sylivia Brown discussing her new book, Grappling with Legacy: Rhode Island's Brown Family and the American Philanthropic Impulse. When Sylvia Brown’s father handed much of his inheritance to Brown University in 1995, the gesture maintained a 300-year family philanthropic tradition.
The 2017 Fall Life of the Mind Salon Seriescontinues on Wednesday, October 11 when James Ricci presents a history of the Newport Pell Bridge from its conception in the mid-40's to its opening on June 28, 1969. Following the World War II, proponents advocated for a bridge.
The 2017 Fall Life of the Mind Salon Series begins on Wednesday, October 4 when author Brian Coleman reveals why for generations Porthault has been synonymous with exquisite fine linens in his new book, D. Porthault: The Art of Luxury Linens. He will be on hand to trace its early years as a Parisian family-owned business over a century ago to the introduction of the first floral linens inspired by the Gardens at Giverny to its present day collections. The fascinating story of D.
It is our pleasure to welcome back acclaimed pianist, I-Heung Lee, for another special performance in the historic Harrison Room. Ms. Lee's concert will feature works by Chopin, Liszt, Mozart and more.
$10 for members, $15 for non-members. Please Click Here to register online.