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Calendar 2015

The Aston Magna Music Festival 2015
12 Concerts. 4 Venues. Extraordinary music.

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June 18-20, 2015

Monteverdi’s Warring Lovers

Program: Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda, Lettera amorosa, Tempro la cetra, and other operatic madrigals. Instrumental works by Castello, Marini and Cima.

Artists: Dominique Labelle, soprano; Frank Kelley and William Hite, tenors; Peter Sykes, harpsichord; baroque ensemble

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

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Dominique Labelle

Thursday, June 18, 2015 @ 7 PM

Slosberg Auditorium Brandeis University Waltham, MA

Friday, June 19, 2015 @ 8 PM

Olin Hall Bard College Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

Saturday, June 20, 2015 @ 3 PM

Daniel Arts Center Bard College at Simon’s Rock Great Barrington, MA


June 25-27, 2015

Le Monde de Marais: La Musique et La Danse

Program: Marais: Sarabande à l’espagnole; Les Voix Humaines; Sonate à la Maresienne

Dressing and Dancing at the court of Louis XIV: La Toilette, Fêtes et Bals, Dancing Lessons, Rituals and Intricacies. Lully: Dance Interludes, Courantes, Sarabande; Louis de La Coste: Gigue

Artists: Laura Jeppesen, viola da gamba; Catherine Liddell, theorbo; Daniel Stepner, baroque violin; Carly Fox Horton and Olsi Gjeci, dancers; Patricia Forelle, narrator

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Laura Jeppesen , Catherine Loddell

Laura Jeppesen, Catherine Liddell

Thursday, June 25, 2015 @ 7 PM

Slosberg Auditorium Brandeis University Waltham, MA

Friday, June 26, 2015 @ 8 PM

Olin Hall Bard College Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

Saturday, June 27 @ 6 PM

Daniel Arts Center Bard College at Simon’s Rock Great Barrington, MA


July 2-4, 2014

Wind Power: Schubert, Boccherini, Mozart

Program: Schubert’s monumental Octet for winds and strings, Boccherini Quintet, and duos from “Magic Flute”

Artists: Eric Hoeprich, period clarinet; Stephen Hammer, classical oboe; Andrew Schwartz, bassoon; Todd Williams, natural horn; Daniel Stepner, baroque violin, and ensemble

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Stephen Hammer , Eric Hoeprich

Stephen Hammer, Eric Hoeprich

Thursday, July 2, 2015 @ 7 PM

Slosberg Auditorium Brandeis University Waltham, MA

Friday, July 3, 2015 @ 8 PM

Olin Hall Bard College Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

Saturday July 4, 2015 @ 6 PM

Daniel Arts Center Bard College at Simon’s Rock Great Barrington, MA


July 16-18, 2015

Eternal Seasons: Vivaldi & Bach

Program: Vivaldi, The Four Seasons; J.S. Bach Cantata “Wiederstehe doch der Sünde;” J.S. Bach Concerto in D Minor; Johann Christoph Bach, Motet “Ach, daß ich Wassers g’nug hätte”

Artists: Deborah Rentz-Moore, mezzo-soprano; “Seasons” violin soloists Edson Scheid, Danielle Maddon, Julie Leven and Daniel Stepner; baroque ensemble

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Edson Scheid

Thursday, July 16, 2015 @ 7 PM

Slosberg Auditorium Brandeis University Waltham, MA

Friday, July 17, 2015 @ 8 PM

Olin Hall, Bard College Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

Saturday, July 18, 2015 @ 8 PM

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center Great Barrington, MA

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Anne Black

Julie Leven

Julie Leven

Daniel Stepner

Daniel Stepner

Deborah Rentz-Moore, mezzo soprano

Deborah Rentz-Moore


Carly-Fox-DancerCarly Fox Horton, baroque dancer