Projects

With your support we hope to program these concerts in 2013 and beyond.

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Twilight of the Romanti
Andreas Delfs

Andreas Delfs

A journey through the heart of German Romanticism, from Brahms’s early symphonic Serenade, to Mahler’s cycle Songs of a Wayfarer to Richard Strauss’ late Capriccio (1942), performed in arrangements for chamber ensemble under the renowned German conductor Andreas Delfs. Program to include Strauss’s String Sextet from Capriccio; Mahler’s Songs of a Wayfarer; Franz Schrecker’s Chamber Symphony; and Brahms’s Serenade Op. 11.

 

Music From the Spirit World

Music From the Spirit World

Composers have always been attracted to aspects of the supernatural; music itself often is held to come from a higher place—or at least a different one—than do our daily experiences. This is a fun, and slightly spooky, concert . . . Program to include Gluck’s Dance of the Blessed Spirits, from Orpheus and Euridyce; Schumann’s Theme from Auditory Hallucinations; Brahms’s Variations on a Theme by Robert Schumann, Op. 23; Charles Griffes’s The Pleasure Dome of Kubla Khan; André Caplet’s Conte Fantastique after Poe’s “Masque of the Red Death”; and George Crumb’s Night of the Four Moons.

 

Melinda Wagner, composer

Know the Score: Melinda Wagner

Melinda Wagner, composer Pulitzer winner Melinda Wagner brings a composer’s view to a program of two 20th-century masterworks, and her new Oboe Quartet. An articulate spokesperson for the music of our time, her insightful comments make this a concert for those who want to know and love great music of the recent past more deeply. With the Chiara Quartet.

Program to include Britten’s Phantasy Quartet for oboe and strings, Op. 2; Melinda Wagner’s Scritch (2010), for oboe and string quartet; and Bartok’s String Quartet No. 6.

 

 

 

Music in Motion

Cherylyn Lavagnino dancers and Auréole: "And Then I Knew 'twas Wind"

Cherylyn Lavagnino dancers and Auréole: “And Then I Knew ’twas Wind”

Choreographer Cherylyn Lavagnino and her modern ballet dancers and photographer Betsy Weis partner with Electric Earth musicians to create a multi-faceted reflection on Debussy’s Sonata for flute, viola, and harp and Rameau’s Pieces de Clavecin.

 

 

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  |  Terra Nova Trust

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