Nancy Hood, Mezzo Soprano, with Marilyn Hambly, Pianist

WHEN: Friday, December 16, 2011 at 6:30PM - 7:30PM
WHERE: Blithewold Mansion Living Room

“Songs for the Season” with Nancy Hood, mezzo-soprano and Marilyn Hambly, keyboard. Nancy Hood, mezzo-soprano, is a classically trained vocalist with many years of performing solo and small ensemble concerts in the Boston area and Rhode Island. Her Christmas at Blithewold programs include an eclectic mix of carols, American southern harmony and spirituals, classical pieces and popular songs for the season. With a rich velvet” voice like a good vintage wine” she draws an enthusiastic audience. Marilyn Hambly, keyboard, is church organist at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Portsmouth, RI. She was accompanist for East Bay Chorus and is a retired music teacher. Their performance begins at 6:30pm. Doors open at 6pm. Mansion closes at 8pm.

Walkin Seats are free with regular mansion admission.

A limited amount of reserved seats are available at the following prices:
Adults $13
AAA Members $12
Military/Seniors/Full-time Students $11
Youths 6-17 yrs $5
Members & Children 5 and under $2


    From Our Blog

  • Taking off (Aug 06, '15)
    I freely admit that when we moved the Pollinator Garden this spring to its new location at the top of the meadow west of the vegetable garden I didn’t have high hopes for it to be a thing of beauty this year. For a couple of reasons. One, the intended location was full of nutsedge that […]
  • Lily days (Jul 27, '15)
    Lily has to be one of the most overused descriptors in horticulture. Go figure, given how aptly it defines so many flowers: the word itself has a trumpeting flare and and if I use my imagination, a sweet fragrance too… Spring is plenty-lily-ful with trout lily, lily of the valley, checkered lilies, and lily-flowering tulips doing their thing, but starting […]
  • North Garden inventory (Jul 17, '15)
    I’m asked often enough to name my favorite plant and season that it’s a little strange that hardly anyone* ever asks which is my favorite garden. Not that I could possibly pick a favorite (the pollinator garden). But since I featured the Rose Garden (my other favorite) last week, I can’t let this week go by without giving Blithewold’s pièce de […]
Email Newsletter icon, E-mail Newsletter icon, Email List icon, E-mail
List icon Sign up for Our E-Newsletter
Email Newsletters you can trust

Blithewold