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Summer Music from Greensboro opens 2013

posted at 2:15 pm Fri Jul 5th, 2013 by (WherezIt_Staff)

Summer Music from Greensboro will present diverse and extraordinary talent in this 2013 chamber music series in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom at the Greensboro United Church of Christ on five consecutive Tuesdays beginning July 16.

Bob Winter, legendary solo jazz pianist with the Boston Pops Orchestra opens the season on July 16 with his original and personal improvisations on the music of Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, Gershwin, Rodgers & Hart.

On July 23 the Formosa Quartet, winner of the London International String Quartet Prize will perform with Mary Bonhag-soprano, Karen Kevra-flute, and Jeffrey Chappell-piano, in a program entitled "Midsummer Moon." This program will include chamber music from Purcell to Mendelssohn to Ligeti and Crumb with brief readings from Shakespeare, Yeats, and Robert Herrick read by the prize-winning authors Kathryn Davis and M.T. Anderson, in this mixed media performance.

The traditional Quebec group Genticorum will perform on July 30. Known for its energy and its stage presence, Genticorum has given more than 800 concerts in 15 countries. Firmly rooted in the soil of their native land, the energetic and original band incorporates the dynamism of today's North American and European folk cultures in their music. They weave precise and intricate fiddle and flute work, gorgeous vocal harmonies, energetic foot percussion and guitar and bass accompaniment into a jubilant musical feast.

Twenty years after his last performance with Summer Music from Greensboro, world-famous Vermont violinist Jaime Laredo will return to play with his wife, the cellist Sharon Robinson, in the August 6 concert in works by W.F. Bach, Mozart, Handel and Ravel.

The Borromeo String Quartet will return to Greensboro for the final concert in the 2013 season in a performance which includes Beethoven's String Quartet op. 59, No. 2, "Teta," a new quintet for flute and strings by Arab-American composer Mohammed Fairouz featuring flutist Karen Kevra, and an entertaining multimedia trio which includes captivating projection over the stage.

For more information go to 5 concert subscriptions $85 - General admission $20 - Aged 18 years and under are FREE. Tickets at the door and on sale at the Millers Thumb Gallery on Breezy Avenue in Greensboro.

Relevant Address(es):
Montpelier, VT 05602 (Set as Local)
Greensboro, VT 05841 (Set as Local)

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