2012 Season

The Electric Earth Concerts 2012 Season

Antigoni Goni, Guitarist

Electric Earth’s Inaugural Concert!

Monday, February 27 6PM

Antigoni Goni, Guitarist

First Church in Jaffrey Center,

Iiana Davidson, soprano; Antigoni Goni, Guitar; Laura Gilbert, flute; Prism Duo: Jesse Mills, violin; Rieko Aizawa, piano

Program:

John Dowland: Flow My Tears

Jose Luis Merlin: from Suite del Recuerdo

Astor Piazzola: from L’histoire du Tango

Ned Rorem: from Night Music

Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata in A major, Op. 47

“Kreutzer”


Ciompi Quartet

Ciompi Quartet

Sunday, April 1

The Ciompi Quartet

with Laura Gilbert, flute

First Church

in Jaffrey Center, 3pm

Program:

Haydn: String Quartet in F minor, Op. 20 No. 5

Arthur Foote: Night Piece and Scherzo for Flute and String Quartet

Dvorak: String Quartet in A-flat, Op. 105


Lauren Flanigan

Lauren Flanigan

Friday, May 4

An Evening of Kurt Weill,

Lauren Flanigan, soprano

Benefit reception for EEC and Music for the Mountain at 6pm

Peterborough Players, Peterborough, Concert at 7:30pm

Operatic soprano Lauren Flanigan and a tight-knit quartet bring Weill’s cabaret music vividly to life, featuring Ms. Flanigan’s favorites—both well- and lesser-known.  Here’s a link about Lauren and her fantastic residency at the New York City Armory.


Auréole
Saturday, May 26

Auréole Trio

Shelter From the Storm Benefit Concert

Limited Seating • Reservations Required

Private home in Jaffrey

Reception with the Musicians 6:30pm; concert to follow


Horszowski Trio

Horszowski Trio

Thursday,

June 14 &

Saturday,

June 16

Horszowski Trio

A superb new ensemble will make its New Hampshire debut. The Horszowski Trio features the artistry of violinist Jesse Mills, pianist Rieko Aizawa, and cellist Raman Ramakrishnan.

Program 1: Thursday, June 14,

Congregation Ahavas Achim, Keene, NH at 7:30pm

Shostakovich: Trio No.1, Op. 8

Mozart: Trio in B-flat Major, K. 502

Dvorak: Trio in f minor, Op. 65

Program 2: Horszowski Plus Three! Saturday, June 16

at Jaffrey Center Meeting House at 7:30 pm

Stravinsky: l’Histoire du Soldat Trio for clarinet, violin, and piano

Schoenberg/Webern: Kammersymphonie, Op. 9 for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, and piano

Brahms: Quartet for piano and strings in c minor, Op. 60 with Steven Jackson, clarinet; Laura Gilbert, flute; and Masumi Per Rostad, viola.


Wednesday, June 20

Folk-indie trio Plume Giant celebrates the Summer Solstice at Cathedral of the Pines, Rindge, NH at 7:00 pm

The young and highly infectious “retro-folk trio” Plume Giant brings three-part harmony, original songs, and a rich string sound to their act. Hear them while watching the setting sun at Cathedral of the Pines, a famously spectacular view of Mount Monadnock


Borromeo Quartet
Tuesday, July 17

Borromeo Quartet

Jaffrey Center Meeting House

at 7:30 p.m.

The Borromeo has it all: strong interpretation, impeccable style, and brilliant technique. String Quartet playing at its best, in two epic masterpieces of the repertoire

Program:

Beethoven: String Quartet

in a minor, Op. 132

Schubert: String Quartet in d minor, “Death and the Maiden”


Chiara Quartet
Wednesday, August 1

Chiara Quartet: Beethoven and T.S. Eliot Carter Hall

at Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center

at 7:30 p.m.

The Chiara Quartet and George Gopen, scholar and extraordinary reader, will collaborate in a hybrid concert that juxtaposes T.S. Eliot’s masterpiece, Four Quartets, a work inspired by Beethoven’s Late Quartets, with the String Quartet in B-flat, Opus 130.


Tony Arnold
Tony Arnold

Saturday,

September 22

Vienna Unbound!

First Church of Jaffrey Center, 7:30 pm

Performers include

Tony Arnold, soprano; Rieko Aizawa, piano; Jesse Mills, Owen Dalby: violin; Elizabeth Anderson, Gregory Hesselink: cello; Tawnya Popoff, Jonathan Bagg: viola; Laura Gilbert, flute

Program:

Mozart: Flute Quartet in D major

Berg: Seven Early Songs (1905)

Schoenberg: String Quartet No. 2, Op. 10

Brahms: Sextet No. 1 in B-flat, Op. 18


Ilana Davidson

Ilana Davidson

Saturday, October 6

Foliage Concert

5:00pm; Peterborough Unitarian Universalist Church

With Ilana Davidson, soprano, Audrey Axinn, piano and ElectricEarth musicians: Jennifer Elowitch and Andrew Eng, violin; Jonathan Bagg, viola, Elizabeth Anderson, cello; Jamie MacDonald, bass, Steve Jackson, clarinet and Laura Gilbert, flute. Our Traditional Columbus Weekend Bach Concert: an autumnal celebration continued. Save the date!

Program: Bach: Orchestral Suite #2 in B minor; Schubert: Der Hirt auf dem Felsen (Shepherd on the Rock); Mozart: Exsultate Jubilate and the premiere of EEC’s commissioned songs for soprano, strings and flute,  by Boston composer, Nick Stoia. Join us for an hour long concert and then dine at The Waterhouse Restaurant in Depot Square.

Matt Savage, piano

Matt Savage, piano

Saturday, November 17, 5:00pm

Special Benefit for ElectricEarth & Music for the Mountain

First Church of Jaffrey Center, 5:00pm

A program of French music with special guests:

Matt Savage, jazz pianist

Janna Baty, mezzo-soprano

Horszowski Trio, EEC’s resident piano trio

Aaron Boyd, violin

Concert followed by a special EEC benefit dinner at Grand View, Jaffrey (please contact Miki Osgood at eeconcerts@gmail.com for details)

EEC musicians come together to play a concert of French Romantic and Impressionist music to help secure funding for our next 12 months of programs – check our “Future Projects” page.

Program to include: Saint-Saens: Piano Trio No. 1 in F Major,  Debussy: Six Epigraphes Antiques; Fauré: La Bonne Chanson and Matt’s jazz homage to the Impressionists…

Janna Baty, Mezzo soprano

Janna Baty, Mezzo soprano

Supported by

The Waldo and Alice Ayer Trust, Citizens Bank  |  The Bean Family Foundation  |  The Lizzie Cheney Trust  |  Citizens Bank & Getz Charitable Trust  |  The Putnam Foundation  |  The Madelaine Von Weber Trust  |  The National Endowment for the Arts  |  The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation  |  The JWK Trust  |  Terra Nova Trust

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