Mar
26
6:30 PM18:30

Pajama Concert: Shipwreck

Hoist your sails and brace yourselves for the musical high seas! In this Pajama Concert, baroque music for two violins based on famous literary seafaring adventures (Gulliver’s Travels, The Tempest, The Odyssey), is performed on period instruments and paired with a reading of Chris Van Allsburg’s fantastical tale The Wreck of the Zephyr. Music of Telemann, Purcell and Morley performed by Emily Hale and Simone Trollmo. 45 minutes. 

Pajama Concerts share live chamber music and classic children’s literature in a relaxed and inclusive setting with children and their families. Blankets, pillows, and favorite stuffed animals are welcome, and a bedtime snack follows! 

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Mar
11
4:00 PM16:00

Birthdays, Bohemia and Bach

Emily Hale, baroque violin

Ben Swartz, viola da gamba

John McKean, harpsichord

with 

Rachel Abrams, mezzo soprano

 

"Music on the Corner" at Avon Congregational Church presents Boston-based baroque violinist Emily Hale and Friends in a program entitled Birthdays, Bohemia and Bach. The year 2018 marks the 333rd anniversary of the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach, and selections from his Hercules cantata as well as sunny sonatas for violin, viola da gamba, and obbligato harpsichord will be featured. Music by Francois Couperin will continue the birthday festivities (in celebration of his 350th) followed by works by Buxtehude, Biber and other surprises. The concert will take place in historic Avon Congregational Church's acoustically wonderful sanctuary, and a meet-the-artists reception with birthday cake will follow! Free admission, donations accepted. For more information, www.avon-church.org or call 860.678.0488

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Mar
1
6:30 PM18:30

Pajama Concert: Shipwreck

Hoist your sails and brace yourselves for the musical high seas! In this Pajama Concert, baroque music for two violins based on famous literary seafaring adventures (Gulliver’s Travels, The Tempest, The Odyssey), is performed on period instruments and paired with a reading of Chris Van Allsburg’s fantastical tale The Wreck of the Zephyr. Music of Telemann, Purcell and Morley performed by Emily Hale and Nelli Jabotinsky. 45 minutes. 

Pajama Concerts share live chamber music and classic children’s literature in a relaxed and inclusive setting with children and their families. Blankets, pillows, and favorite stuffed animals are welcome, and a bedtime snack follows! 

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