Enigmatica, Mandolin Octet Performance
Enigmatica is a Boston-based mandolin octet directed by Marilynn Mair. One part chamber orchestra, and one part plucked-string double-quartet, Enigmatica performs music of the Baroque, Brazil, and offbeat contemporary works. The group includes instruments from the mandolin family — mandolin, mandola, and mandocello — and classical guitar. Their repertoire includes music by Bach, Vivaldi, Handel, and Purcell; Villa-Lobos, Jacob do Bandolim, and Pixinguinha; Stravinsky and Shostakovich.
Performance begins at 3:00pm. Mansion closes at 5pm.
Walkin Seats are free with regular mansion admission.
A limited amount of reserved seats are available at the following prices:
Military/AAA Members $11
Seniors/Full-time Students $10
Youths 6-17 yrs $4
Members & Children 5 and under $2
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