Oct-8-2016 •

Set record for presenter coordinated block-booking in Alaska.

Apr-22-2016 •

Melrose Poetry Bureau repurposes the steps of LA City Hall!

Sep-4-2014 •

Dec 6, 2014 concert - Library of Congress to commemorate the hundredth birthday of Irving Fine.

Collision of Rhythm
Women of the World
Seth Lepore
Paufve Dance
Modern Mandolin Quartet
Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
Black Market Trust
SONOS Handbell Ensemble
Melrose Poetry Bureau
Stile Antico
Cascada de Flores
Tom Rigney and Flambeau
Six Appeal
Featured Artist Recording
Sono Luminus presents this uniquely engaging collection of music that embodies the American spirit in Americana, the latest release by Modern Mandolin Quartet. The package will be a 2-disc set, containing a Blu-ray™ Surround Sound disc as well as a standard CD.
Expressing their opinion on their choices of musical selections for this album, the quartet writes, “This music attracted us because of the wonderful way it sounds on our instruments, particularly the Dvorák. Since the musical character of the pieces is based on various forms of American music, it lends itself extremely well to the mandolin. While many selections for piano and string music rely on idioms and techniques that may not transpose well to the mandolin, the pieces included on this disc were chosen for their vitality and the way they jumped right off the page.”
Fanfare Magazine exclaims, “MMQ play dead-straight, spot-on, and packed with freshness and vitality of a kind that is rare in material of this type. These are not down-scaled, make-em-easy, just-for-kicks charts either - they are a Major Thing. TRIPLE MUST!”
The Modern Mandolin Quartet was formed in 1985 to give a new voice to that most American of musical instruments, the mandolin. Following the tradition of the mandolin orchestras and chamber groups from the early twentieth century, the MMQ uses the instruments of the mandolin family which correspond to the conventional string quartet (two mandolins, mandola, and mandocello). To date the Quartet has arranged and performed over 90 works originally written for orchestra, chamber ensemble, piano, guitar, and string quartet....
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