Lecturer, actor, musician, and conductor John Nygro returns to the library to discuss the rich and compelling background of three different musical periods.
Music of Colonial America
Monday, September 18 at 7 pm
Discover how music from our country's early beginnings is a rich, multifaceted collection of sacred and secular music from the Old World, prayers of Native Americans, slave songs, and music created in the New World.Sign UP
Young Frankenstein: A Gentle Parody of the Original
Monday, October 23 at 7 pm
Explore Mel Brook’s affectionate send-up of the seriously frightful 1930’s Frankenstein film series, including, of course, the intelligent humor of actor Gene Wilder and the rest of the talented cast.Register on Sept. 20
The Spectacular Wedding of a Renaissance Prince
Music for a Medieval Queen
Monday, November 27 at 11 am
Explore the music enjoyed by nobles in medieval Europe featuring troubadour songs of courtly love and poetry, brought to England from France by Eleanor of Aquitaine— ruler and one of the most powerful women in the Middle Ages.