November 14, 2023     Encore Admin

Talking Drums

Our host is James Demby, composer, conductor, and professor of Music Theory at the State Conservatory of Music of Florence and also a researcher and scholar in West African Ghanaian Ewe Music.

November 14, 2023     Encore Admin

Milanese Monophony

Learn about Ambrosian chant, one of the world’s oldest choral traditions, from an expert in the very church that inspires its name; St. Ambrogio.

November 14, 2023     Encore Admin

Kate Kearney’s Mountain Dew

Enjoy dinner and a show at Kate Kearney’s infamous cottage, a well-known beauty in Ireland in the years before the Great Famine.

November 1, 2023     David Solar


Peru. One of the most diverse places on the planet, in which you can travel from an arid desert to soaring mountain ranges to a lush tropical forest in the blink of an eye.

October 31, 2023     bowstadmin

Czech Republic

Nestled in the heart of Central Europe, the Czech Republic is a beautiful country with a rich music history, delicious and hearty cuisine, well-preserved historic cities and castles, and a long tr…

October 31, 2023     bowstadmin

Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of the most biodiverse places on Earth with steaming rainforests, waterfalls, volcanoes, beaches, mangrove swamps and a huge variety of wildlife.

October 17, 2023     bowstadmin


From the medieval architecture to the beautiful natural landscapes, the Baltic countries are reminiscent of living in a fairy tale.