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Calendar 2014

The Aston Magna Music Festival 2014
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15 Concerts. 4 Venues. Extraordinary music.

June 19-21, 2014

C.P.E. Bach 300th Birthday Celebration; J.S. Bach’s A Musical Offering

C.P.E. Bach’s Quartet for Flute, Viola and Keyboard; Fantasia for Harpsichord and Violin; Sonata for Bass Recorder, Viola, and Continuo, and J.S. Bach’s A Musical Offering

Aston Magna 2014 Poster

Daniel Stepner and Anne Black, violins and violas

Christopher Krueger, baroque flute and recorder
Laura Jeppesen, viola da gamba
Peter Sykes, fortepiano

Thursday, June 19 @ 8 PM
Slosberg Auditorium
Brandeis University
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453

Friday, June 20 @ 8 PM
Olin Hall
Bard College
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504

Saturday, June 21 @ 6 PM
Daniel Arts Center
Bard College at Simon’s Rock
84 Alford Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230

Pre-concert talk by Artistic Director
Daniel Stepner one hour ahead of each program.

VENUES & TICKET INFORMATION


June 26-28, 2014

Winds of Romanticism

Crusell’s Divertimento for Oboe and Strings; Mendelssohn’s Quartet in A Minor, Op. 13; and Brahms’ Clarinet Quintet

Eric Hoeprich, 19th-century clarinet
Stephen Hammer, classical oboe
Daniel Stepner, Julie Leven, violins
David Miller, viola
Guy Fishman, cello

Thursday, June 26 @ 8 PMGuy Fishman,Cello
Slosberg Auditorium
Brandeis University
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453

Friday, June 27 @  8 PM
Olin Hall
Bard College
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504

Saturday, June 28 @ 6 PM
Daniel Arts Center
Bard College at Simon’s Rock
84 Alford Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230

Pre-concert talk by Artistic Director Daniel Stepner
one hour ahead of each program.

VENUES & TICKET INFORMATION


July 3-5, 2014

Music From a Turbulent 17th Century England

Galliards, laments and sonatas before and after the English Civil War. Dowland, Lawes, Lanier, Purcell, Blow.

Deborah Rentz-Moore, mezzo-soprano, David Ripley, baritone
Peter Sykes, organ; Catherine Liddell, theorbo and lute

Daniel Stepner and Danielle Maddon, baroque violins
Laura Jeppesen, viola da gamba

Thursday, July 3 @ 8 PM

Deborah Rentz-Moore

Deborah Rentz-Moore

Slosberg Auditorium
Brandeis University
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453

Friday, July 4 @ 8 PM
Olin Hall
Bard College
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504

Saturday July 5 @ 6 PM
Daniel Arts Center
Bard College at Simon’s Rock
84 Alford Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230

Pre-concert talk by Artistic Director Daniel Stepner
one hour ahead of each program.

 

VENUES & TICKET INFORMATION


July 10-12, 2014

Vice Squad: Baroque Skirmishes with Alcohol, Tobacco, Coffee and Love

J.S. Bach: Coffee Cantata and an Aria from Amore Traditore; Purcell: Songs of Love and Drink; Tobias Hume: Tobacco; Thomas Ravenscroft: Songs of Ale and Tobacco; Nicolas Bernier: Cantata, Le Caffé.

Teresa Wakim, soprano; Frank Kelley, tenor
Jesse Blumberg, baritone
With a musical ensemble led by Daniel Stepner

Jesse Blumberg

Jesse Blumberg, baritone

Thursday, July 10 @ 8 PM

Slosberg Auditorium
Brandeis University
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453

Friday, July 11 @ 8 PM
Olin Hall
Bard College
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504

Saturday, July 12 @ 8 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230

Pre-concert talk by Artistic Director Daniel Stepner one hour ahead of each program.

 

VENUES & TICKET INFORMATION


July 17-19, 2014

Italian Trio Sonatas and a New Work — Aston Magna — by Nico Muhly

Music by Corelli, Vivaldi, Rossi, Stradella, Pernucio and Muhly

Daniel Stepner and Joan Plana, baroque violins;
Laura Jeppesen, viola da gamba; Michael Sponseller, harpsichord

Thursday, July 17 @ 8 PM

Joan Plana, violin

Joan Plana, violin

Slosberg Auditorium
Brandeis University
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453

Friday, July 18 @ 8 PM
Olin Hall
Bard College
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504

Saturday, July 19 @ 6 PM
Daniel Arts Center
Bard College at Simon’s Rock
84 Alford Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230

Pre-concert talk by Artistic Director Daniel Stepner one hour ahead of each program.

VENUES & TICKET INFORMATION