Upcoming Music Events

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July 5:      Paul Carlson, piano, Todd Brunel, clarinet, and Anne Black, viola
                  Leo Smit, Trio; Colin Matthew, Three Interludes; Pamela Marshall, "Focal Point";
                 Johannes Brahms, Trio Op. 114                          

July 12:    Concord Chamber Orchestra, Alan Yost, conductor
                  Gordon Jacob, Concerto for Bassoon and Chamber Orchestra, Tori Olson, Bassoon;
                  Keith Jarrett, Adagio for Oboe and Chamber Orchestra, Sandy Ayers, Oboe;

                  Frank Martin, Concerto for 7 Wind Instruments, Timpani and Chamber Orch.                

July 19:    Duo Con Anima, Fern Abrams and Joan Garniss, duo piano
                 Carl Reinecke, Andante and Variations Op. 6; Francis Poulenc, Sonata for Two Pianos;
                 Gustav Holst, Venus and Jupiter (from "The Planets")

July 26:    Windhammer Chamber Players - Music for Winds and Piano
                 April Showers, flute, Lisa Putakian, oboe, Georgiana McReynolds, oboe,
                 Jeff Stewart, horn, Shu Satoh, bassoon, and Roy Imperio, piano
Piano/wind quintet by Rimsky-Korsakov; Piano/wind sextets: Jennifer Higdon,              
"Summer Shimmers," AlexandresTansman. Wind quintet: "Suite Espagnole" arranged by 
Graham Sheen from various piano works of Isaac Albeniz

August 2: Benjamin Sears, baritone; Cynthia Mork, mezzo-soprano;
                  and Bradford Conner, piano

                  "From Russia With Love"  Passionate songs taken from musicals with Russian stories,
                  written by composers from Russia or with Russian heritage, including
                  "But Not For Me," "Stranger in Paradise," and "April in Paris."
                  Songs by Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, George and Ida Gershwin, Vernon Duke,
                  Yip Harburg,and others.

August 9:  Labyrinth Choir, a Metrowest professional mixed choir of 12 singers conducted
                   by Anita Kupriss, Artistic Director

                  "Seasons of Love" will be an eclectic mix of songs: Broadway, classical and jazz, and a
                  song for the audience to sing as well, with accompanist Suzanne Sheppard. Featuring
                  songs by Gershwin, Gjeilo, Porter, Bizet and Larson.

August 16: Kristina Giles, viola, and David Owens, piano
                   Ralph Vaughn Williams, Suite for Viola and Piano;
                   David Owens Fantasy on a Celtic Carol;
                   Fritz Kreisler, La Campanella; amd
                   Johannes Brahms, Sonata in F minor, Op. 120, No. 1

August 23: Shaylor Lindsay with Eric Mazonson, piano four-hands, violin TBA
                  Johannes Brahams, Hungarian Dances Nos. 1-10;
                  Ludwig van Beethoven, Piano and Violin Sonata in G Major, Op. 30, No. 3; and

                  Other works for piano four-hands

August 30: Carla Chrisfield, soprano, and William Merrill, piano
                  Italian songs by Giovanni Martini and Ruggero Leoncavallo;
                  Claude Debussy, Proses Lyriques;
                  Songs by Charles Ives and songs by Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky;
                  Two Ladino songs: A wedding song by Richard Neumann, and a lullaby arranged
                  by Yvonne Behar; and
                  Two arias from French operetta, by Andre Messager and by Oscar Strauss