Joshua Peckins in Concert: an Invitation to Bach and Ysaye

Violinist Joshua Peckins returns to the Somerville Public Library with a continuation of his Invitation to Bach and Ysaye lecture recital series. This season pairs Bach’s D minor Partita (which includes the legendary Ciaccona!) and Ysaye’s Fifth Solo Sonata – two of the most virtuosic and expressive works ever written for the violin.    This […]

La Cetra: Musical Masterpieces from the Italian Baroque

Recorder virtuoso Aldo Abreu will join Duo Maresienne (Carol Lewis, viola da gamba; Olav Chris Henriksen, theorbo and baroque guitar) in “La Cetra”,  a program of 17th– and 18th-century instrumental music from Italy.  The music will include works by Frescobaldi, Granata, Legrenzi, Pandolfi Mealli, Castrucci, Vitali, Zuccari and others.  Admission is $20 general admission, $15 students, […]

An American Guitar Album: U.S. Guitarists from the Parlor to the Archtop Guitar

The 2019-2020 season of Early Music Afternoons continues on Sunday, December 1, 2019 with a concert of 19th– and 20th-century music from our own United States performed by Olav Chris Henriksen on six different guitars.   The program, entitled “An American Guitar Album”, will feature many different styles of music spanning the century from about 1820 […]

The Venice of the North: 17th-century Music from the Netherlands

The new season of Early Music Afternoons begins on Sunday, November 3, 2019, with a concert of 17th-century chamber music from the Netherlands performed by Duo Maresienne (Carol Lewis, viola da gamba; Olav Chris Henriksen, lutes and theorbo).  The duo will play sonatas, suites and fantasies by Schenck, Fresnau, Schop, Vallet, Sweelinck and others.  The […]

Kris Davis, Downbeat award winner, in solo Jazz piano performance

    The Creative Music Series proudly presents KRIS DAVIS (from Canada by way of New York) To The Outer Reaches: Kris Davis looks to discover the piano’s full spectrum… Pianist-composer Kris Davis was named 2017 Rising Star Pianist/2018 Rising Star Artist in Downbeat magazine And dubbed one of the music’s top up-and-comers in a 2012 […]

35th Fall Together Concert

The 35th annual Fall Together concert is a celebration of composers associated with the Jazz Composition Department at Berklee College of Music, featuring new music by department faculty. A faculty jazz orchestra will perform music by Scott Free, Greg Hopkins, Ayn Inserto, Bob Pilkington, Jackson Schultz, and others in a celebration of the future of […]

Hamid Drake & Adam Rudolph/Mike Rivard & Amit Kavthekar

I’m thrilled to welcome Hamid Drake and Adam Rudolph back to Mandorla Music! Their sold-out 2018 show was an astonishing evening, a flowing, uninterrupted journey of rhythm. This time around, Club d’Elf ringleader Mike Rivard & tabla phenom Amit Kavthekar will open the evening. This show will take place at the Accurate Records loft in […]

Joy Street September Fest

Aeronaut Down and Rengo Studios present – Joy Street September Fest – Help us send off the summer with a celebration of local music, art, food, drink, and community! Featuring: Aeronaut Down’s official album release show Music from Slam Kitchen Yoga with Raquel ConstellationCalligraphy N. Keller Photography Sugalski Ceramics Pour painting from Stefiyah Lara Leblanc […]

House of Hamill – Celtic inspired duo featuring high-energy fiddle & vocal harmonies

__________________________________________________________________________________ “Their songs are always on the edge of traditional and innovation . . .  their performances are electrifying”.    – Sarah MacArthur, Highlander Radio House of Hamill has been described as “Radiohead meets Riverdance”; Celtic-inspired, exciting, eclectic and unpredictable. Their music occupies a space between traditional Irish music and sophisticated indie-pop. Rose Baldino and Brian Buchanan met 10 […]

Happy Boz’ll and Melissa Weikart at Third Life Studios

Borrowing from the musical languages from the bayou, the blues and the countryside of Eastern Europe, Happy Boz’ll traverses many landscapes. Featuring Kit Buckley on reeds, Kirsten Lamb on Bass, Ian Goldstein on Mandolin and Michael McLaughlin on Accordion. Melissa Weikart on voice and piano will be presenting a set of old and new songs. […]