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 features guitarists Eliot Fisk and Oscar Ghiglia with soprano Nuria Orbea and tenor Nicholas Phan, who has made several recordings of music of Benjamin Britten.

Music at the Close

solo guitar performances by Oscar Ghiglia:

Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco Tonadilla on the name of Andres Segovia, Op. 170, No. 5

Francesco da Milano Ricercare XVII

solo guitar performance by Eliot Fisk:

Benjamin Britten Nocturnal after John Dowland, Op. 70

duo guitar performance by Eliot Fisk and Oscar Ghiglia:

Clement Jannequin/ Francesco da Milano/Oscar Ghiglia Canzon degli Uccelli (“Song of the Birds”)

performances by tenor Nicholas Phan with guitarist Eliot Fisk:

Mátyás Seiber Four French Folk Songs
Réveillez- vous - J’ai descendu - Le Rossignol - Marguerite, elle est malade

William Walton Anon. in Love
Fain would I change that note - O stay, sweet love - Lady, when I behold the roses - My love in her attire - I gave her cakes and I gave her ale - To couple is a custom

John Dowland Fine Knacks for Ladies
Disdain me still - Can she excuse my wrongs - In darkness let me dwell - Now o now I needs must part - Come, heavy sleep

Nuria Orbeaperformance by soprano Nuria Orbea with guitarist Eliot Fisk:

Benjamin Britten Songs from the Chinese, Op. 58
The Big Chariot - The Old Lute - The Autumn Wind - The Herd-Boy - Depression - Dance Song

Actor Mark Cohen will also perform a scene from Shakespeare's Richard II (II.2).

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Date: June 22, 2013 - 8:00:PM
Price: $40, $10 students, seniors, NEC and NEU alumni.
Location: NEC’s Jordan Hall


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