Oct
20
7:30 PM19:30

Gluck's "Alceste"

Christoph Willibald Gluck’s 1767 opera, performed on period instruments by Grand Harmonie with the Harvard University Choir. Edward Elwyn Jones, director.

Free admission.

https://memorialchurch.harvard.edu/event/opera-alceste

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Roslindale PorchFest 2018: Ros-West Rox Pop-up Baroque Orchestra
Sep
15
4:30 PM16:30

Roslindale PorchFest 2018: Ros-West Rox Pop-up Baroque Orchestra

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Roslindale resident baroque musicians and friends form the first-ever Ros-West Rox Pop-up Baroque Orchestra for the 2018 Roslindale Porch Fest! 

Listen to a lively program concert of concerti grossi by Corelli, Handel, Muffat and Dall'abaco  staged in an award-winning private garden (Venue #23).

http://www.roslindalearts.org/porchfest/

THE BAND:

Emily Hale, violin & artistic director | Albano Berberi, harpsichord | Nathaniel Cox, theorbo | Sarah Darling, violin/viola | Alenka Donovan, violin | Denise Fan, cello | Lisa Goddard, violin/viola | Emily Dahl Irons, violin | Daphne Manavopolous, violin | Julie McKenzie, violin | Ben Rechel, violone

 

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Pajama Concert: Wild Things
Sep
14
6:00 PM18:00

Pajama Concert: Wild Things

It's time for a wild rumpus! Join in a game of musical charades featuring quirky 17th century chamber music mimicking members of the animal kingdom and other zaniness. Sandra Boynton's simple yet poignant counting book Hippos Go Berserk! and Maurice Sednak's timeless classic Where the Wild Things Are will leave you hungry for a bedtime snack of...hot porridge, perhaps? Music of Biber, Castello, Bertali. 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! 

 

Emily Hale, baroque violin

Denise Fan, baroque cello

Hideki Yamaya, theorbo

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Pajama Concert: Shipwreck
Sep
7
6:00 PM18:00

Pajama Concert: Shipwreck

Private event for a Preschool.  

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 Herskovitz. 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
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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