Join jazz/blues guitarist Paul Speidel and his bass player when they bring their interpretations of the traditional styles to the stage in the duo format. Jazz and blues are simultaneously old and new styles of music. Every time a new generation discovers the language, styles, musical forms and rhythms of old, they add their voice to the chorus of those that preceded them. Seating is limited, first come, first served.
Join tenor David Won for a concert in honor of Leonard Bernstein’s centennial birth year. Timothy Steele will accompany on piano. They will perform A Simple Song from Mass, selections from Peter Pan and Nothing More Than This from Candide, among others.
Join Fredrik Wanger for an all Chopin performance. Mr. Wanger is a graduate of the Oberlin and Peabody Conservatories and 1969 winner of a Fulbright Scholarship in Vienna.
Irish Music Stories is Shannon Heaton’s podcast about traditional music and the bigger stories behind it. With pre-recorded interview clips from the show, engaging commentary and live tunes and songs performed on the flute/whistle, Heaton will take the audience to the kitchens, pubs and dance halls where Irish music lives.
Join violinist Hyunjung Kim and violist Minjung Chun for a delightful afternoon concert with Hokyong Choi on piano. They will perform works by Clarke, Janácek, Liszt and Piazzolla.
Join us for a concert with a faculty member of All Newton Music School. Details will follow.
Join Kimball Gallagher for a solo piano performance. Details will follow.
Join Hyojin Park, piano, Vicky Hyunjin Lee, violin and YuMi Bae, cello, for afternoon concert. All three have performed with the Forte New York Chamber Music Series. Details will follow.
Kaleidoscope Chamber Ensemble will perform. Details will follow.
Nobel prize winning poet, writer, painter, thinker, maverick educational reformer and perhaps the greatest songwriter of all times - Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) - remains a revered figure in both Bangladesh and India. His songs depict a sublime oneness with nature, the universal and bridge differences in race, religion and color. For this performance Ms. Chakraborty will present Tagore's compositions accompanied by live music and a power-point presentation with translations of his lyrics (originally written in Bengali) in English. This program is part of the Newton Festival of the Arts.
Join the Newton Family Singers for an afternoon concert. Details will follow.
Juan Ruiz and his quartet will perform. Details will follow.
Outrageous Fortune Jug Band will perform. Details will follow.
Join guitarist Francisco Roldan for an afternoon of Latin American music. Born in Colombia, Francisco Roldán has performed widely both internationally and in the U.S. He appeared at the Mannes Guitar Festival and in Symphony Space in New York, among other concerts. Details will follow.
You Ju Lee will give a solo piano recital. Details will follow.
Erica Reitshamer of the New England Opera Club will give an opera-related lecture accompanied by video clips. Details will follow.
Join pianist Kenneth Saxon for a delightful afternoon of piano music. Mr. Saxon will introduce each piece withI brief anecdotes or stories about his experiences with the compositions. Details will follow
Join us for a lively concert of Jewish folk and klezmer music with clarinetist Bill Wise and his special guest. They will perform well- known Israeli, Yiddish and Hanukah tunes, some of the most popular Y2klez CD tunes and more.
Bill Wise is a composer of klezmer and other genres.