Davina & the Vagabonds
Friday, April 26, 2019| 8:00 pm | Hubbard Court in the Smith Field House
avina herself (on vocals and keyboard) has been compared to Etta James, Amy Winehouse, Janis Joplin, Billie Holiday and Betty Boop. Add to that acoustic bass, drums, trumpet and trombone and the result is a clean, focused sound that is nostalgic to older generations and fresh to younger ears.
Donal Fox Inventions Trio –
Friday, October 19, 2018 | 8:00 pm | Gardiner Theater
The Scarlatti Jazz Suite Project
raised by The Boston Globe as “unique and utterly commanding,” pianist-composer Donal Fox has forged a fusion of styles, inspired by Bach, Monk, Schumann, Piazzolla, Coltrane, Stravinsky, and others. Fox premiered his “Monk and Bach Project” at Jazz at Lincoln Center, his “Scarlatti Jazz Suite Project” at Tanglewood, and his “Peace Out for Improvised Piano and Orchestra” at Carnegie Hall with the American Composers Orchestra.
The Inventions Trio – percussion and bass, in addition to piano - tackles both jazz and baroque repertoire with visionary takes on composers throughout the centuries.
"Visions of Mozart" – Jeremy Denk, Benjamin Beilman and Stefan JackiwFriday, November 30, 2018 | 8:00 pm | Gardiner Theater
eremy Denk is one of America's foremost pianists. Winner of a MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship, and the Avery Fisher Prize, Denk was recently elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is known for his original and insightful writing on music which Alex Ross praises for its "arresting sensitivity and wit." His writing has appeared in the New Yorker, the New Republic, The Guardian, and on the front page of the New York Times Book Review. He is the composer of an opera presented by Carnegie Hall. His latest recording of the Goldberg Variations reached No. 1 in the Billboard Classical Charts.
Jeremy Denk's website.
American violinist Benjamin Beilman is recognized as one of the fastest rising stars of his generation, winning praise for his passionate performances and deep rich tone, which the Washington Post called “mightily impressive” and The New York Times described as “muscular with a glint of violence." Among his awards are the 2014 Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship, a 2012 Avery Fisher Career Grant, and a 2012 London Music Masters Award.
Benjamin Beilman's website.
Stefan Jackiw is recognized as one of his generation’s most significant violinists, captivating audiences with playing that combines poetry and purity with an impeccable technique. Born in 1985 to physicist parents of Korean and German descent, Stefan Jackiw began playing the violin at the age of four and made his European debut at age 14 to great critical acclaim, playing the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto with the Philharmonia Orchestra. Stefan is also an active recitalist and chamber musician, playing frequently with Jeremy Denk.
Stefan Jackiw's website
The Baltimore ConsortFriday, December 14, 2018 | 8:00 pm | All Saints' Chapel
he Baltimore Consort has delighted audiences on both sides of the Atlantic and earned their CDs a place on the Billboard Magazine Top-Ten list. The Baltimore Consort's arrangements of early music from England, Scotland, France, Italy, and Spain speak to the heart as well as the mind, and their love for the early music of English/Scottish heritage has led them to delve into the rich trove of traditional balladry and dance tunes preserved in the Appalachian Mountains and Nova Scotia. More recently, the group has explored the extraordinary repertory from the Iberian peninsula in a program entitled "Cancionero: Early Music from Spain."
Camerata RCOFriday, April 12, 2019 | 8:00 pm | Gardiner Theater
ccording to the musicians of Camerata RCO:
"Not only is the repertoire of a small ensemble different, we also feel that chamber music is more personal and intimate. It is refreshing to get to know our colleagues in the orchestra better while working together in Camerata RCO. We are completely free to choose the repertoire we play, where we play it and with whom. With Camerata RCO we like to be in close contact with our audience. The energy that results from these concerts is what inspires us most."
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