Composers John Dowland and Benjamin Britten and guitarist Julian Bream lead a "British Invasion" of this popular summer institute, conceived by artistic director Eliot Fisk.

Tonight's concert opens with a prelude program performed by the Boston Guitar Orchestra. Other performers include pianist Moisès Fernández Via and British lutenist Nigel North, who has recorded a 4-CD set of the lute music of John Dowland for Naxos.

If Music and Sweet Poetry Agree

works performed by Boston Guitar Orchestra, Scott Borg, director:

Purcell arr. Borg Dido’s Lament, from Dido and Aeneas

Elgar arr. Borg Serenade for Strings in E Minor, Op. 20

Mercury arr. Zevos Bohemian Rhapsody

works performed by pianist Moisès Fernández Via and soprano Nuria Orbea:

Bach English Suite in G Minor, BWV 808
with video-poem Suite in b/n by Moisès Fernández Via

Albéniz Two Songs
The Caterpillar - The Gifts of Gods

Korngold Songs of the Clown, Op. 29
Come Away, Death - O Mistress Mine - Adieu, Good Man Devil - Hey, Robin! - For the Rain, It Raineth Every Day

actor Mark Cohen performs Shakespeare monologue from Richard III (I.1)

actor Alexandra Manick performs Shakespeare The Passionate Pilgrim

Nigel Northworks performed by lutenist Nigel North:

Dowland Lachrimae - Earl of Essex, His Galliard - Mrs White’s Thing - Lord Strange’s March - Pavan “Solus cum sola” - Melancholy Galliard - Orlando Sleepeth - Lady Hunsdon’s Puffe - Fortune My Foe - Sweet Robin - Go from My window - Lord Willoughby’s Welcome - Katherine Darcy’s Spirit - Tarleton’s Resurrection - Mrs Winter’s Jump

photo of Nigel North by Hanya Chlala

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Date: June 21, 2013 - 7:30:PM
Price: $20, $10 students, seniors, NEC and NEU alumni.
Location: NEC’s Jordan Hall

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