American Masters Featuring Branford Marsalis

Omni Mt Washington Resort 310 Mount Washington Hotel Road, Bretton Woods, NH

Saxophonist Branford Marsalis is an avatar of musical excellence. A three-time Grammy Award winner, he has been nominated for a Tony and an EMMY, as a composer, and was recognized as a Jazz Master by the National Endowment for the Arts. An ensemble player extraordinaire, he joins the North Country Chamber Players for a program […]

American Masters Featuring Branford Marsalas

Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa 101 Mountain View Road, Whitefield, NH

Saxophonist Branford Marsalis is an avatar of musical excellence. A three-time Grammy Award winner, he has been nominated for a Tony and an EMMY, as a composer, and was recognized as a Jazz Master by the National Endowment for the Arts. An ensemble player extraordinaire, he joins the North Country Chamber Players for a program […]

Mozart and Mendelssohn, featuring Bernhard Scully, horn

Dow Pavilion 150 Academy Street, Franconia, NH

Mozart and Mendelssohn are considered the two greatest prodigies in the history of Western music. One might argue who was the greater early talent, since they both composed pieces before their 20th birthdays that are still mainstays of the classical repertoire, but there can be no dispute that, during their brief lifetimes, they both penned […]

Mozart and Mendelssohn, featuring Bernhard Scully, horn

Dow Pavilion 150 Academy Street, Franconia, NH

Mozart and Mendelssohn are considered the two greatest prodigies in the history of Western music. One might argue who was the greater early talent, since they both composed pieces before their 20th birthdays that are still mainstays of the classical repertoire, but there can be no dispute that, during their brief lifetimes, they both penned […]

Masterpiece-Shostakovich Piano Quintet

Sugar Hill Meeting House 1411 Route 117, Sugar Hill, NH

Today, we define a masterpiece as a creation, done with extraordinary skill, that has received much critical praise; a supreme intellectual and artistic achievement. The Piano Quintet of Dmitri Shostakovich checks all those boxes and more. From the massive Bach-like opening Prelude and Fugue, to the fantastic scherzo, the surprising Intermezzo and the breezy, uplifting […]

Masterpiece-Shostakovich Piano Quintet

Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa 101 Mountain View Road, Whitefield, NH

Today, we define a masterpiece as a creation, done with extraordinary skill, that has received much critical praise; a supreme intellectual and artistic achievement. The Piano Quintet of Dmitri Shostakovich checks all those boxes and more. From the massive Bach-like opening Prelude and Fugue, to the fantastic scherzo, the surprising Intermezzo and the breezy, uplifting […]

Summer Serenade

Omni Mt Washington Resort 310 Mount Washington Hotel Road, Bretton Woods, NH

The earliest serenades were usually sung at night to express love and devotion. This tradition continued through the Baroque and Classical periods, but really reached its pinnacle with the sophisticated multi-movement works of the Romantic era performed for larger audiences. In Brahms’ Serenade in D, he channels Mozart, Haydn and Schubert, but never sets aside […]

Summer Serenade

Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa 101 Mountain View Road, Whitefield, NH

The earliest serenades were usually sung at night to express love and devotion. This tradition continued through the Baroque and Classical periods, but really reached its pinnacle with the sophisticated multi-movement works of the Romantic era performed for larger audiences. In Brahms’ Serenade in D, he channels Mozart, Haydn and Schubert, but never sets aside […]

Glory of Bach – Brandenburg Concertos, Featuring Kenneth Weiss, Harpsichord

Dow Pavilion 150 Academy Street, Franconia, NH

Three hundred years after they were written, Bach’s Six Concertos for multiple instruments stand as a monument of instrumental music. During the Baroque Era, for the wealthy, the Concerto Grosso was a popular music genre. Trying to capitalize, Bach probably wrote this set of pieces as a job application, which failed miserably. 150 years later, […]

Glory of Bach – Brandenburg Concertos, Featuring Kenneth Weiss, Harpsichord

Dow Pavilion 150 Academy Street, Franconia, NH

Three hundred years after they were written, Bach’s Six Concertos for multiple instruments stand as a monument of instrumental music. During the Baroque Era, for the wealthy, the Concerto Grosso was a popular music genre. Trying to capitalize, Bach probably wrote this set of pieces as a job application, which failed miserably. 150 years later, […]

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