Posts tagged with "Sunday Musicale"

Posted by daccurso on 01/30/12

Hear music from 17th-century English, French, Italian, and German courts performed on original instruments, and learn why the violin band was Europe’s most popular professional entertainment ensemble. Thomas Mace, an English lutenist and composer of the same century, referred to the violin band as a "High-Priz'd Noyse fit to make a man's Ear Glow, and fill his brains full of frisks.”
 
Performers include David Douglass, violin; Brandi Berry, violin and viola; Jakob Hansen, violin and viola; Jeremy Ward, bass violin.
 
Date and time: Sunday, February 19, 2 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 

Posted by daccurso on 11/22/11

ROUTE 66 takes you on a fun filled musical journey through the decades…from nostalgic Swing to contemporary Rock ‘n Roll, and even few holiday favorites to boot—all in fabulous four-part a cappella harmony!
 
Date and time: Sunday, December 4, 2 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 

Posted by daccurso on 09/27/11

Local author, pianist and composer Raymond Benson will perform original tunes, movie music, and rock 'n roll on solo piano. Mr. Benson has created musical scores for several off-off and off-Broadway productions, supplied music for computer games and performed in a number of venues. In 2002 he was hired to perform a suite of John Barry’s film music on the piano for Barry himself at a London tribute. He is also half of the library’s popular Dann & Raymond’s Movie Club.
 
Date and time: Sunday, October 9, 2 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 

Posted by daccurso on 04/17/12

The Gambling Husband is the most performed opera of the entire 18th century. The work dates from 1715 and was written by Giuseppe Orlandini, a composer who would otherwise be forgotten were it not for the extraordinary popularity of this opera. It was originally performed in Italian but has been translated into English by the performers Peter and Kathleen van de Graaff.
 
Date and time: Sunday, April 22, 2–3 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 

Posted by daccurso on 01/12/12

An ensemble comprised of flute, violin/viola, cello and guitar will perform works by classical composers who wrote hauntingly beautiful music for this strange combination of instruments. Music of Locatelli, Vivaldi, Schubert, Febonio and Coquery will be included. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. 
 
Date and time: January 22, 2 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room