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Join us for this wonderful opportunity to hear Nicholas R. Jones, from Berkeley, CA, share his recent book, A Poetry Precise and Free: Selected Madrigals of Guarini. Hundreds of composers set Guarini poems to music, most famously in Monteverdi’s madrigals. Our versions include three gambas! Selections from Handel’s gorgeous opera based on Guarini’s play, Il Pastor Fido (The Faithful Shepherd),complete the program. Performers for the evening are Nicholas R. Jones, baroque recorder; Jean Hein, baroque recorder;Mary Hostetler Hoyt, baroque violin; Erika Cutler,…Find out more »