August 1: Arcadia Viols will present a program of Renaissance and Baroque European and contemporary American music for viol consort. The program includes selections from John Dowland’s Lachrimae, or Seaven Teares; a fantasy on the Lachrimae composed for Arcadia Viols by Will Ayton; Larry Wallach’s Restless Hexachords for five viols; a suite of German dances; Johann Jakob Froberger’s fantasia on the hexachord; and Samuel Scheidt’s Canzona Bergamasca.
August 8: Cellist Edward Arron andpianist Jeewon Park will perform Mendelssohn‘s Variations Concertantes, op. 17; De Falla‘s Suite Popular Española; Schubert‘s Sonata in A minor, D. 821, “Arpeggione”; Debussy’s Sonata for cello and piano; Granados‘s Two Tonadillas; and Chopin‘s Introduction and Polonaise Brillante, Op. 3
August 15: The Borromeo String Quartet will return for its fourth appearance on our series with Haydn’s Quartet in C Major, op. 74, no. 1; Eleanor Alberga’s String Quartet No. 2 (1994); and Beethoven’s Quartet No.14 in C-sharp minor. Op. 131.
August 22: World-renowned bassist and Plainfield resident Avery Sharpe will present his composition 400: An African American Musical Portrait, with an ensemble of singers and instrumentalists.