Folger Public Programs presents ENCORES, a weekly online series highlighting the rich history of programming on the historic Folger stage. This week, enjoy a selection of Biber’s “Sonata #3 in F Major” performed by Folger Consort.
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Dr. Emma Poltrack shares items she presented on June 3, 2021 as an introduction to Sweet Sorrow by David Nicholls.
On June 3, 2021 the Folger hosts its Virtual Book Club, featuring a discussion of ‘Sweet Sorrow’ by David Nicholls. To prepare for the discussion, we have pulled together a list of resources related to Shakespeare, ‘Romeo and Juliet,’ and summer performance.
Folger Public Programs is pleased to present ENCORES. Listen as Folger Consort performs “Folias Gallegas” and “Canarios” from its 2019 concert ‘Tastes of the Mediterranean: Music of 16th-Century Spain and Italy.’
The Folger’s virtual book club continues on Thursday, June 3 with a discussion of David Nicholls’ ‘Sweet Sorrow.’ To get ready for the conversation, we’ve compiled some introductory information on this tragicomic novel the Washington Post called “a tale of first love that hits all the right notes.”
On May 6, 2021 the Folger hosts its Virtual Book Club, featuring a discussion on ‘Circe’ by Madeline Miller. To prepare for the discussion, we have pulled together a list of resources related to Shakespeare and Greek mythology.
The Folger’s virtual book club, Words, Words, Words continues on Thursday, May 6 with a discussion of Madeline Miller’s Circe. To get ready for the conversation, we’ve compiled some introductory information on this award-winning novel about a fascinating figure from Greek mythology. What is Circe about? In the house of Helios, god of the sun… Continue Reading »
Dr. Emma Poltrack shares the items she presented on April 1, 2021 as an introduction to ‘A Bright Ray of Darkness’ by Ethan Hawke.
Folger Public Programs is pleased to present ENCORES. Enjoy a selection from Folger Consort’s ‘The Fairy Queen’ (2007) featuring Lynn Redgrave, Sir Derek Jacobi, and Richard Clifford.
On March 4, 2021 the Folger returns to its Virtual Book Club with ‘Hag-Seed’ by Margaret Atwood. To prepare for the discussion, we have pulled together a list of Folger resources related to this innovative retelling of ‘The Tempest.’