Join Christopher Coritsidis, violin, and Maria Pikoula, piano, on Sunday, October 7 at 2:00 pm for an exciting concert of masterworks for violin and piano by Mozart, Schubert, Brahms and Bartók.
Christopher Coritsidis has performed internationally as a soloist with many of the world's top orchestras including the Philadelphia Orchestra, and the St. Petersburg Philharmonic.
Maria Pikoula has performed widely as a soloist and chamber musician in such notable venues as Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center. She received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Boston University.
The Boston Artists Ensemble (BAE) is the recipient of grants from, among others, the National Endowment for the Arts. Join them for an intimate concert on Sunday, October 14 at 2:00 pm. The program will include Bach's Suite no.3. in C major and Brahm's Sonata in F, Opus 99. Performing will be Jonathan Miller, cello, and Marc Ryser, piano.
Jonathan Miller joined the Boston Symphony in 1971. His chamber music credits include Boston Symphony, Tanglewood chamber music prelude concerts and more.
Marc Ryser has performed widely as a recitalist, concerto soloist and chamber musician. He teaches at NEC Preparatory School, Walnut Hill School, Rivers School Conservatory and Brandeis University.
Join Carla Chrisfield, soprano, and William Merrill, piano for an afternoon concert on Sunday, October 21 at 2:00 pm. The duo will present a varied program of works by Franz Liszt, Camille Saint-Saëns, Richard Strauss, Jean Sibelius and others.
A singer with a special affinity for the classical song literature, soprano Carla Chrisfield has enjoyed a fourteen-year musical partnership with pianist William Merrill. She has recorded for Boston Records.
Pianist William Merrill has appeared in virtually every major concert venue in the Boston area and throughout New England including Symphony Hall and Carnagie Hall. He has recorded for Newport Classics and Pearl Records.
Join guitarist John Muratore and accordionist Roberto Cassan for an inspiring concert on Sunday, October 28 at 2:00 pm. The program will include newly arranged works from Spain and Latin-America, plus favorites from their critically-acclaimed CD, Domenie. They will also perform works by Villa-Lobos, Albeniz, Piazzolla, Galliano, Cassan and more. The concert is sponsored by the All Newton Music School.
The duo's collaboration combines the intimacy of chamber music with the spontaneity of jazz. Their repertoire, which ranges from European classical to contemporary American, Latin American and jazz-influenced compositions, displays the diversity of their musical interests and influences. As solo artists Mr. Muratore and Mr. Cassan have performed in the U.S., Canada, South America, Europe and Russia. Their numerous appearances include Boston's Jordan Hall, WGBH Radio's Classical Performances and the Main Squeeze Accordion Festival in NYC.
NewTV's Red channel: Mon-Sun 7:30 am &5:00 pm
Be sure to watch Books and Beyond, the library's cable access TV show produced in conjunction with NewTV. Each month the program features interesting and informative interviews related to library events and happenings. The show is produced by Ellen Meyers, the library's Director of Programs and Communications. For Newton residents it can be viewed daily on NewTV's Red channel on Comcast Ch.9, RCN Ch.13, Verizon Ch. 33 at 7:30 am and 5:00 pm and is also available on demand. From NewTV's web site, click on programming and select Books and Beyond.
To Our Concert Goers:
Please be considerate of the performer today as well as your fellow audience members and refrain from leaving the auditorium during a piece of music. If you have small children with you, please sit in the back rows. If you leave the auditorium between pieces, please close the door quietly behind you and wait to re-enter after a musical piece. Also, if you have a cellphone, please shut if off. Thank you.
Please don't save seats! When attending a Sunday afternoon concert, please do not save more than one seat as this deprives others of attending the concert. The rule is first come, first served.
All concerts are free and open to the public; parking is free, handicap accessible. For directions to the Library, please click here.
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