Zaira Meneses, Guitar
October 20, 2013
Classical Guitarist Zaira Meneses will offer a program of music for guitar by Leo Brouwer, J.S. Bach and M. M. Ponce, inaugurating the 14th season of the Sunday Afternoon at the ‘Greenough House Parlor Concert Series, on Sunday, October 20, 2013, at 3:00 p.m. at the historic Loring-Greenough House, 12 South Street, Jamaica Plain.
Pieces in the program include Sonatina Meridional (1939) by Manuel M. Ponce (1882-1948), a renown Mexican composer, an arrangement for guitar of Prelude, Fugue and Allegro of J. S. Bach (1685-1750), and Sonata (1990) by Cuban composer, conductor and guitarist Leo Brouwer (b. 1939).
Afternoon tea follows 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 by The New York Times as “an arresting performer full of colorful touches,” renowned for her extraordinary musicality, unique tone and enchanting technique, Zaira Meneses has delighted audiences internationally in a wide variety of programs ranging from solo recitals to chamber music to highly acclaimed performances as soloist with orchestra.