The 2017 Spring Life of the Mind Salon Series continues on Wednesday, April 12 with Rhode Island U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, who will discuss his new book, Captured: The Corporate Infiltration of American Democracy. Captured offers an eye-opening take on what corporate influence looks like today from the Senate Floor. Senator Whitehouse combines history, legal scholarship, and personal experiences to provide the
Join us on Sunday, May 21 at 3:00 pm as we welcome back Dr. Edward Markward, Music Director of the RI Civic Chorale & Orchestra, when he leads a discussion on Brahms' A German Requiem. Free and all are welcome.
Join us on Sunday, April 23 at 3:00 pm when Dr. Edward Markward, Music Director of the RI Civic Chorale & Orchestra, returns to the Redwood to discusses the scene in Paris that gave rise to Igor Stravinsky’s Sacre du Printemps. Free and all are welcome.
Join us on Sunday, April 9 at 3:00 pm was we welcome pianist Virginia Eskin to the Redwood for her debut performance in our historic Harrison Room, featuring works by Beethoven, Chopin and Liszt. Her program is both an homage and celebration of the Salon music in Paris during the 1800's. Admission is $5 for members; $10 for non-members. Please call 401-847-0295, ext. 112 to reserve your seat.
Join us on Sunday, March 19 at 3:00 pm as we welcome back Dr. Edward Markward, Music Director of the RI Civic Chorale & Orchestra, when he introduces the recent commissioned piece "I dreamed a World" by Roger Cichy, composed in honor of RICCO's 60th anniversary. Dr. Markward and composer Roger Cichy will discuss how the commission was created and the composition processes they followed to ensure the success of the piece.