Honors College House Concerts

Graphic for Il Mediterraneo concert

The World Music Ensemble, "Il Mediterraneo"

Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019,
Light reception, 6:00 p.m.
Concert to follow, 6:30 p.m.

Honors Student Lounge (Gearhart Hall, room 130)
Please RSVP and come early to reserve your seat.

 

The World Music Ensemble, led by Professor Nikola Radan, explores world music traditions ranging from West African drumming to medieval Portuguese ballads. Together with Schola Cantorum they performed a standing-room-only performance of medieval "Songs from the Camino" last year. This fall, the eclectic troupe will present music from Lebanon, Andalusia, Lisbon, Naples, Thessaloniki, Fes, and  Jerusalem. Join us!

The Honors College House Concerts series was launched when internationally acclaimed concert pianist Jura Margulis first encountered the Honors Student Lounge in Gearhart Hall and predicted that it would be a great space for enjoying music. He was right! In addition to hosting Margulis we have featured mezzo-soprano (and honors alumna) Sarah Mesko, Schola Cantorum, the Boston Mountain Brassworks, the Rhizome String Quartet, the World Music Ensemble, jazz guitarist Jake Hertzog and, in collaboration with TheatreSquared and the departments of music, theatre, and African and African American Studies, an  Evening of Nina Simone. The beautifully appointed room provides a comfortable setting for our intimate house concerts.