SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2016
After hearing Solomon Eichner fill in for Virginia Reinecke at our Mary Lawrence Memorial Concert in 2012, we knew we had a winner. Once again, we bring back this highly talented, prize-winning pianist. Equally at home with solo repertoire and chamber music and known for his commanding performances of the romantic keyboard repertoire including Chopin, Liszt, Brahms, Prokofiev and Rachmaninoff, Mr. Eichner is rapidly emerging as one of music’s most exciting and versatile young artists.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2016
Jennifer Kloetzel/Andrew Gerle
Cellist and Catonsville native, Jennifer Kloetzel makes a triumphal visit to her hometown following critically acclaimed tours of Europe, Asia and the United States. A founding member of the Cypress String Quartet, Ms. Kloetzel will be accompanied in an eclectic chamber program by a fellow Catonsvillian, the pianist, composer and playright, Andrew Gerle, winner of the Kleban Award and four-time Richard Rodgers Award winner.
SUNDAY, JANUARY 8, 2017
Whether in an intimate duo for violin and cello, a dramatic piano quintet or a grand string sextet, Elysian Camerata has built its chamber music repertoire and reputation with works of all styles and periods. For more than a decade the Elysians, always mindful of the composers’ original intent, have infused performances with their own passion and inspiration to create the most moving and musically provocative concerts.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2017
United States Army Ambassadors Jazztet
The Jazztet, developed in the legendary style of Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers,is composed of members of the JazzAmbassadors of The United States Army Field Band, theArmy’s premier touring jazz orchestra. The Jazztet performs traditional jazz standards, but its primary focus is on new compositions by members of the group. The works some-times pay homage to older styles and sometimes develop an entirely new sound, but always create a vehicle for amazing improvised solos.
SUNDAY, MARCH 12, 2017
Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra
Hailed by the Washington Post as a “premier American ragtime ensemble,” Peacherine is rapidly becoming the country’s leading professional ragtime orchestra. Formed by young virtuoso Andrew Greene at the University of Maryland in 2010, the Peacherine Ragtime SocietyOrchestra recreates the syncopated stylings of a bygone era – Ragtime, Theater and Dance music, and, for this performance, Peacherine will be underscoring several classic silent films using original orchestrations.
SUNDAY, APRIL 30, 2017
Led by Artistic Director, Wendy Wickham,and accompanied by Chang Shen and Jane Donnelly, the 22 Canticle vocalists have become a highly selective chamber choir that has been supported by many Peabody faculty and student musicians. They will be bringing us a bravura program with a variety of repertoire that spans the centuries and crosses the globe.
SUNDAY, MAY 21, 2017
Ayreheart, featuring Ronn McFarlane
Last season, we were forced to cancel Ayreheart due to a blizzard, but we’ve been able to reschedule them this year as an extra, seventh concert on May 21 –and we’re pretty confident that snow won’t be an issue this time! Ayreheart, featuring lutenist Ronn McFarlane, offers an eclectic mix that includes elements of Folk, Celtic, Renaissance and Bluegrass. Ayreheart features the most popular instruments of the Renaissance in a completely new context, mixing with vocals, electric bass, drums & hand percussion, guitar, violin, mandolin and komuz.