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Palladio's Villas and an Evening of Italian Renaissance Madrigals Sung by a Consort of Female Vocalists

Bruce Museum of Arts and Science
One Museum Drive, Greenwich, CT
Friday, April 4, 2008, 7:30 – 9:30 PM

Professor Witold Rybczynski, guest speaker, Martin & Margy Meyerson Professor of Urbanism, Wharton  School, University of Pennsylvania and author of “The Perfect House:  A Journey with the Renaissance Master, Andrea Palladio” (Scribner, New York 2002), speaking on “Palladio’s Villas in the Veneto – Country  Estates, Uncommon Places, Sacred Spaces.” Accompanied by the Greenwich Academy Madrigal Singers, Ms. Beth Raaen, Director and Chair of the Performing Arts Department, performing a selection of Italian  Renaissance madrigals. Catered reception and book-signing to conclude the evening.