Few musicians have more consistently led American music for the last 50 years than Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady, the founders and continuing core members of Hot Tuna. Decades on, these two boyhood pals still maintain one of the most enduring friendships in music.
Diverse Harmony opens out 15th season with "Out in Space." Bridging the story of an alien and a human, the originally written script by the youth encompasses a message of hope with some of our favorite space tunes. Diverse Harmony is joined with our older a cappella group, Spectrum, for this one-night only event.
Ben Fountain is the author of the 2012 war novel and soon-to-be film, Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, directed by Ang Lee. Fountain tells a funny, poignant tale of a group of soldiers slated as football halftime entertainment when footage from the battlefield transforms them into American heroes overnight. He also authored the collection of short stories Brief Encounters with Che Guevara (2006) and is the recipient of the PEN/Hemingway Award, the O. Henry Prize and two Pushcart Prizes.
Michael Partington is one of the most engaging concert players of his generation. Praised by Classical Guitar Magazine for his “lyricism, intensity and clear technical command,” this award-winning British guitarist has performed to unanimous critical praise.
First Prize winner at the 2012 Westfield International Harpsichord Competition, Ignacio Prego "provides an exhibition of dizzying virtuosity allied with compelling emotional directness" (Voix des Arts) in this rare opportunity to hear one of the greatest musical masterpieces of all time.