Saturday, January 18: Cabaret star Jennifer Sheehan returns to Bass Hall with her new “sensational 60s” show, called I Know a Place. Jennifer and her sophisticated NY band packed the house last year, so order your tickets early!
Tuesday, February 18: Music from the Heart. A romantic spirit imbues works from the 18th to 21st centuries. Schubert, Bach, Villa-Lobos, Rorem, and brand new works written for the artists. Electric Earth’s Laura Gilbert, flute, and Jonathan Bagg, viola are joined by Ilana Davidson, soprano and Oren Fader, guitar.
Saturday, March 8: Swiss-Italian pianist Olivier Cave A virtuoso with a unique voice, presents “Il Pianoforte Italiano” in Bass Hall. Hear one of Europe’s most interesting pianists in Bach, Scarlatti, Clementi, Da Pistoia, and Dallapiccola.
Borromeo plays Bartok. The composer’s cycle of six string quartets is an artistic milestone of the 20th century. Hear a great 21st century quartet interpret them in two concerts: Sunday, April 13 & Sunday, May 4.
The return of Horszowski Trio, Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem, and much more, in summer and fall.
Our collaboration with Avaloch Farm Music Institute in Boscawen NH continues. It began this October with Trio Cleonice and the percussion-cello duo New Morse Code, who made music while participants were guided by Metropolitan Museum of Art educator Nitza Horner in “Paint the Music.”
On the horizon in 2015 is Si Dice in Italia, an opera by NH composer Lawrence Siegel, with performances in NH and in Italy (audience invited!). We will share more about this exciting undertaking with you as planning proceeds.
Electric Earth is fueled by gifts from music lovers like you. Our first two seasons brought 30 concerts and 21 outreach performances, for a total of 51 events. We partner with group homes for the disabled, rehabilitation centers, schools and philanthropic charities. These have had inspiring mutual rewards: with each visit, EEC musicians and residents forge stronger bonds of friendship around the shared experience of the music’s power.