Libella Quartet presents Reincarnations - Contemporary Compositions for a-capella vocal quartet
March 4, 2012
On March 4, 2012, at 3:00 p.m., the Libella Quartet-- Lisa Lynch, soprano, Carola Emrich-Fisher, alto, Jason Sabol, tenor, Matt Wight, bass-- will present Reincarnations, a concert of contemporary compositions for a-capella vocal quartet, including works by Samuel Barber, Paul Hindemith, Kazumi Umeda, Igor Stravinsky, among others, 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.
Meet the members of the Libella Quartet 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.
Praised for its “riveting” performances by WGBH host Brian McCreath, the Libella Quartet is a vocal ensemble performing works from all periods, and committed to performing 20th- and 21st-century repertoire. Founded in 2005, the Libella Quartet recently was featured at WGBH's All Classical Festival. The group has presented numerous concerts throughout New England , including “New Blood,” a program of premieres which featured winners of the 2007 Libella Composition Competition. The ensemble has appeared in performances with The American Schubert Institute in Cambridge, MA, and at the Longy School of Music, singing music by Howard Frazin. The Libella Quartet has presented "The Dove Descending," performing 20th-century a capella works, and a program of music by Robert Schumann at the Lily Pad in Cambridge, MA. The Libella Quartet also has appeared at the Saint Botolph Club, the Boston University Composers Concert Series, the Winchester Community Music School, the First Church in Belmont, JP Open Studios, and the Loring-Greenough House. Upcoming performances include a program featuring works by Jason Sabol at Boston University in April 2012.
Built in 1760, the Loring-Greenough House, a local landmark listed on the Massachusetts and National Registers of Historic Places, is located at 12 South Street (at the Civil War Monument) in Jamaica Plain, MA. It 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 email@example.com.