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Sunday October 21, 2018
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Ancient Poetry, New Melodies: Part I
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join the MIT Cambridge Chinese Choral Society (CCCS) for an exciting adventure as they explore an aspect of Chinese culture – the ancient literary arts and its influence on music. They will perform choral compositions ranging from art to oldies as well as songs in Chinese, Taiwanese and Hakka; pairing poetry from the ancient Chinese dynasties with music from the 20th century. A native of Taiwan, CCCS Music Conductor is Dr. Yufen Yen.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Sunday October 28, 2018
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Cancelled! Boston Artists Ensemble
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Due to unforseen circumstances this concert has been cancelled. Watch here for details on a replacement performer.

Join Jonathan Miller, cello, Marc Ryser, piano and Bayla Keyes, violin, for a Boston Artists Ensemble performance. The program will include:

  • Songs Without Words, Felix Mendelssohn
  • Songs Without Words, Scott Wheeler (commissioned by Jonathan Miller for the Boston Artists Ensemble)
  • Suite for Cello in E flat no 4, J.S. Bach
  • Duo for Violin and Cello, Kodaly
LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Sunday November 4, 2018
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Reclamation with Jess Larsen
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

http://newtonfreelibrary.net/downloads/programs/EK%20images/11_2018/wx11_04_Concert_Jess_Larsen.jpgJoin Jess Larsen for an afternoon of piano works by Bach, Beethoven, Schubert and Chopin. Jess is an acclaimed pianist and composer whose works have earned three ASCAP awards as well as nine consecutive MTNA composition awards, including two of national distinction. Jess is profusely indebted to and thankful for the support of former music instructors Sachiko Isihara, A. Ramon Rivera, Alexander Korsantia and Martin Boykan. 

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Sunday November 11, 2018
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Kathryn Rosenbach Performs on Piano
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

http://newtonfreelibrary.net/downloads/programs/EK%20images/11_2018/wx11_11_Concert_Kathryn_Rosenbach%202018_2.jpgKathryn Rosenbach will give a solo piano performance. The concert will include:

Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor BWV 582 by Bach/arr Rosenbach

Sonata No 17 Op 31 No 2 in D minor by Beethoven 

Sonata No 3 Op 58. by Chopin 

Kathryn Rosenbach is the Music Director and organist at the First Church in Chestnut Hill. She teaches and coaches chamber music at the Powers Music School and MOTH chamber camp. Kathryn is a BMI composer.

 

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Sunday November 18, 2018
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Nate Aronow Nextet
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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The Nextet will play many of their most popular original compositions in the contemporary jazz style, as written and arranged by Nate Aronow. The concert will include a few “not-so-standards” by such jazz greats as Hank Mobley and Freddie Hubbard. The members of the band are:

Nathan Aronow, piano and compositions

Robert McCloskey, tenor saxophone

Ken Ormes, guitar

Greg Maniero, double bass

Armond Cohen, drums

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Sunday November 25, 2018
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Four Hands Piano
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

http://newtonfreelibrary.net/downloads/programs/EK%20images/11_2018/wx11_25_Concert_Ai_Ying_Chiu.jpgJoin Ai-Ying Chiu and Daniel Jepson as they perform the following works:

Rhapsody in Blue by Gershwin

Andante and Allegro Brilliante by Mendelssohn

Papageno by Mozart (Arr. Anderson)

Hungarian Dances by Brahms

William Tell Overture by Rossini (Arr. Gottschalk)

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Sunday December 2, 2018
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All Newton Music School Concert
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Faculty from All Newton Music School will perform. Details will follow.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday December 5, 2018
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Klezmer and More
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/12_2016/wx12_15_Concert_Bill_Wise.jpgJoin 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.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Sunday December 9, 2018
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Outrageous Fortune to Perform
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/06_2018/wx06_24_Concert_Outrageous_Fortune.jpg Enjoy Outrageous Fortune's toe-tappin' jugband style with sweet three-part harmony and sizzling guitar, harmonica, jug, washboard and bass.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Sunday December 16, 2018
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Chopin - The Exile
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join Stephen Porter for an all-Chopin concert. More details will follow.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Sunday December 23, 2018
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The Barbara Cassidy Band
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Barbara Cassidy Band will perform. Details will follow.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Sunday December 30, 2018
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Solo Piano with Roman Rudnytsky
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Roman Rudnytsky will give a solo piano performance. Details will follow.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Sunday January 6, 2019
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Concert for Piano, Violin and French Horn
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Maral Annaovezova, piano, Celia zhang, violin and Seann Trull, horn will perform. Details will follow.
LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Sunday January 13, 2019
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Hannah Hsu Wang
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Hannah Hsu Wang will give a solo piano performance. Details will follow.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Sunday January 27, 2019
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Thoreau Piano Trio
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Thoreau Piano Trio will perform. Details will follow.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Sunday February 3, 2019
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musiConnects
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join us for a concert with a string quartet from musiConnects. Details will follow. 

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Sunday February 10, 2019
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Chinese Dulcimer Guzheng Youth Band
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/02_2018/wx02_18_Concert_Chinese_New_Year.jpgCelebrate the year of the pig at a concert in honor of Chinese New Year. Students from Ping Li's Chinese Dulcimer Guzheng Youth Band will perform.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Sunday February 17, 2019
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Tenor David Won to Perform
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Tenor David Won will perform. Details will follow.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Sunday February 24, 2019
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Paul Speidel and Guest Perform Jazz and Blues
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join Paul Speidel and his special guest bass player for an afternoon of jazz and blues. Details will follow.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Sunday March 3, 2019
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Solo Piano with David McGrory
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

David McGrory will perform. Details will follow.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Sunday March 10, 2019
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BSO Cellist Mickey Katz
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

BSO Cellist Mickey Katz. Details will follow.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Sunday March 24, 2019
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Aryaloka String Quartet
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Aryaloka String Quartet will perform. Details will follow.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Sunday March 31, 2019
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All Newton Music School Concert
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Faculty from All Newton Music School will perform. Details will follow.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Sunday April 7, 2019
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Inside Out Concert with Eli Epstein
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

French Horn player Eli Epstein will give an "Inside Out" concert. Details will follow.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Sunday April 14, 2019
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Westin Wind Quintet to Perform
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Details will follow.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Sunday April 28, 2019
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Justin Stanley, Some Assembly Required
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Some Assembly Required will perform. Details will follow.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday May 14, 2019
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Toby Tobias presents Journey from Johannesburg
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Toby Tobias will present his multi-media show, One Man's Struggle to Find Freedom For the Rest of Us: Journey from Johannesburg. Details will follow. This program is part of the Newton Festival of the Arts.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Sunday May 19, 2019
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You Ju Lee Perform Liszt
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/06_2018/wx06_17_Concert_You_Ju_Lee_by_Heinz%20B%C3%B6rder.jpgPianist You Ju Lee will give an all Liszt performance. This program is part of the Newton Festival of the Arts. Details will follow.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Sunday June 2, 2019
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Erica Reitshamer: New England Opera Club
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Erica Reitshamer of the New England Opera Club will give an opera-related lecture accompanied by video clips. Details will follow.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Sunday June 16, 2019
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Kaleidoscope Chamber Ensemble
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/04_2018/wx04_29_Concert_Kaleidoscope_sitting.jpgFormed in 1996, Kaleidoscope Chamber Ensemble performs a wide musical repertoire from Baroque to the most recent 21st century compositions. Details will follow.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Sunday October 27, 2019
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Maitreyee Chakraborty Presents Women's Issues In Tagores Music and Poetry
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join us for a multi-media event that will present the music and poetry of Tagore and how he delt with women's issues. Details will follow.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium

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