This groupmuse happened on Friday, July 8, at 7:00 PM.

Fri, July 8, 2016, 7:00 PM

Back Bay East, Boston

A groupmuse is a live classical music house party-concert.

It's casual, friendly, and intimate. Anyone can host one, and anyone can come.

35 spots total
at this groupmuse

$10+

Minimum payment
to musicians
Drinks
No alcohol
at this groupmuse

Host

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Hsiu Chang
7th-time host

This is a concert venue rented by the host for TWO HOURS, please treat the place with respect. The host is a club member, and if there are other musician who wants to play this venue, please just contact the host.

Info about the club: http://www.algonquinclub.com/web/pages/lobby

Please come and enjoy some classical music at this historical social club of 130 years. It is normally closed off to the public because it has its own restaurant and bar and meeting space for club member. Because of this, please do NOT bring any outside food or drink.

YOU CAN BUY YOUR OWN DRINK AND FOOD onsite.

How to get here?
The Algonquin Club is located 3 blocks, about 0.4 mile, 8 minute walk from the MBTA Green Line, Copley Square Stop

Parking: Metered Street parking is available.

===Please join us on Friday evening, July 7, 2016 as we welcome Washington, DC-area guitarist Charles Mokotoff back to Boston for an intimate recital at the Algonquin Club, 217 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston at 7 PM.

The recital will feature favorite guitar works of Albeniz, Solis, Morel, O' Carolan, York, Bustamente and others.

Prior to settling in the Washington, DC area in 1991, Mr. Mokotoff made his home in New England where he was widely recognized as an active guitarist and lutenist. During that period his career culminated with two Far East tours and a well-received New York City debut at Carnegie Hall in 1987. Solo and ensemble recitals over the past few seasons have centered around the Mid-Atlantic states, but include performances in Chicago, Philadelphia, and most recently two performances at the Lincoln Center Performing Arts Library in New York City.

Classical Guitar Magazine (U.K.) has called his playing, “truly monumental” as well as “engaging and rhapsodic”. ClassicalGuitarMusic.org has written that his playing shows “a mix of strong tone, pianistic at times, but also capable of beautiful legato phrasing and a natural feel for forward movement." Earlier in his career, Mr. Mokotoff was described by the New York Times as “exceptional among debutantes...a thoughtful, gentlemanly artist, technically fastidious and able to coax a range of sounds from his instrument.”

Hearing impaired most of his life, Charles Mokotoff is an outspoken proponent of making music with hearing loss. For more information, please see the website: http://www.charlesmokotoff.com.


Music

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Charles Mokotoff
Classical Guitar

Music of, Morel, Cardoso, Sainz de la Maza, O'Carolan, Moore, Albeniz, Rodrigo and York


Attendees

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Lydia Kim

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Bryan Farrell

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Lawrence Civale

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Heather Leosz

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Brenna McNally

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Marianne Marrone

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Shamus Hyland

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Johannes Traa

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Monica Medeiros

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Billy Zou

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David Neiman

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Robb Scholten

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James Ryan

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Michael Hogan

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Rick Simmons

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Lorene Bauernschmidt

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Hsiu Chang, almost 2 years ago

Thanks everyone for coming, please help spread the word of GroupMuse..



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Heather Leosz, almost 2 years ago

This was excellent and the venue was perfect for a GM! I hope more can be hosted there in the future.



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Charles Mokotoff, almost 2 years ago

I loved playing in Boston. I'm doing a few more then back to DC. But I'll come back, please connec! Email [email protected]



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Lindsay Brownell, almost 2 years ago

Thank you, Hsiu, for hosting a lovely evening at the Algonquin Club! I'd love to see more Groupmuses there!