Sunday, April 9 @ 7:30pm in the newly renovated Old Chapel The Shakespeare Concerts Link to webpage
"Summer's Distillation: A Liquid Prisoner Pent in Walls of Glass"
Coordinated by Joshua Michal Joseph Summer, executive director of the "Shakespeare Concerts" series
Includes new music by Summer for Women's Chorus, 2 horns and harp, plus Brahms' Four Songs, Op. 17, which contrasts texts from Twelfth Night with poems by Ruperti & Eichendorff. Additional music by Schumann & Pesetsky.
Jessica Lennick & Jennifer Sgroe, soprano; Thea Lobo & Sophie Michaux, mezzo soprano; Neal Ferreira, tenor Franzisca Huhn, harp; Kevin Owen & Josh Michal, horn; Tim Ribchester, music director
Also: Round Table & Sonnets, 2-5pm on April 9th, Old Chapel Featuring Marie Roche, Roberta M. Marvin, Robert Eisenstein, Joseph Summer, Adeline Mueller, David Katz, Ben Pesetsky & Nikoo Mamdoohi
ALL SHAKESPEARE EVENTS ARE FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Tuesday, April 25 @ 7:30pm in Bezanson Recital Hall Brass Bash
Directed by Greg Spiridopoulos, Eric Berlin, Joshua Michal & John Bottomley
Music includes: Norman Bolter: Fanfare to the Rising Phoenix Frigyes Hidas: Seven Bagatelles Morten Lauridsen: Transcriptions of Gabrieli and O Magnum Mysterium J. Casterede: Trois Fanfares pour des Proclamations de Napoleon (with Narrator) Arnold Schoenberg: Fanfare on Motifs of "Die Gurrelieder" J.S. Bach: A transcription of Fantasia in F major
FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Friday, April 14, 9:30pm Bezanson Recital Hall FREE
BACH IN BEZANSON: Organ Works and Beyond
With the UMass Amherst Saxophone Studio, Jonathan Hulting-Cohen, coordinator
Free & Open to the public
Wednesday, April 19 at 7:30pm, Abbey Chapel, Mount Holyoke College
Five College Early Music Collegium
Directed by Robert Eisenstein, with Dan Meyers and Alice Robbins
Music of Guillaume Du Fay and other 15th century works for voices, winds and strings.
Featuring Du Fay's monumental Missa Ave Regina Caelorum and Nuper Rosarum Flores for the consecration of Brunelleschi's Duomo