Our next Fretworks program on Classical 101 will feature the Concierto Madrigal by Spanish composer Joaquin Rodrigo. It’s a concerto for two guitars, not quite as well-known as the more famous Concierto de Aranjuez. The Concierto Madrigal was written in the form of a suite and is based on the Renaissance madrigal “Felices ojos mios” (Happy Eyes of Mine).
Kaylie Jones at Thurber House
Listen to the Story
Author of several novels, including the acclaimed semi-autobiography, “A Soldierâ€™s Daughter Never Cries,” Kaylie Jones reads from her newest book, “Lies My Mother Never Told Me.” It is a gripping memoir about growing up as the daughter of literary royalty, James Jones, acclaimed author of such classic bestsellers as “From Here to Eternity” and “The Thin Red Line.”
The memoir reveals the painful truth not only of growing up with such literary luminaries as Norman Mailer and Thornton Wilder as family friends, but of a mother-daughter relationship torn apart because of alcoholism. Jones and her family live in New York City.