Newton Arts Calendar

Jul
18
Thu
Aston Magna: The World of Henry Purcell @ Slosberg Music Center at Brandeis University
Jul 18 @ 7:00 pm

The Seasons, Squabbling Couples, Sleep Aids, Comical Duos, Vocal Quartets, and Trio Sonatas. Artists include Daniel Stepner and Julie Leven, baroque violins; Laura Jeppesen, viola da gamba; Catherine Liddell, theorbo; Michael Sponseller, harpsichord; Kristen Watson, soprano; Deborah Rentz Moore, mezzo-soprano; Jason McStoots, tenor; David McFerrin; baritone.

Pre-concert talk 45 minutes before the program.

Now in in its 47th season, Aston Magna is the nation’s longest-running summer festival of music performed on period instruments. The 2019 season includes the finest artists who are specialists in historical performance. The music of Bach, Pachelbel, Mozart, Castello, Purcell, Beethoven, Schubert, and others drive a dynamic program.

Aug
11
Sun
Walking Tour of Hemlock Gorge and Echo Bridge @ Corner of Elliott and Chestnut Streets
Aug 11 @ 2:00 pm

Explore the geology, trees, plants and history of DCR Hemlock Gorge Reservation, one of the first five parks acquired by the Metropolitan Parks Commission in 1893. Learn about the National Register-listed Echo Bridge and plans to restore its historic railings. This guided tour will include stairs and an uphill trail segment over rocky terrain so proper footwear is recommended.

May
16
Sat
New Philharmonia Presents Classics III: Music for All @ First Baptist Church
May 16 @ 7:30 pm
New Philharmonia Presents Classics III: Music for All @ First Baptist Church | Newton | Massachusetts | United States

The New Phil has an exciting season filled with celebratory spirit, incredible music, and exciting guest performances. Join us as we celebrate our 25th season with vibrant works of Mahler, Debussy, Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, Vignieri and culminating with Beethoven’s great Symphony No. 9!

Classics III Program:

Vignieri World premiere, a New Phil anniversary commission

Beethoven Symphony No. 9

Rachele Schmiege, soprano

Britt Brown, mezzo soprano

Omar Najmi, tenor

Ryne Cherry, baritone

Metropolitan Chorale, Lisa Graham, Music Director

Francisco Noya, Conductor

May
17
Sun
New Philharmonia Presents – Classics III: Music for All @ First Baptist Church
May 17 @ 3:00 pm
New Philharmonia Presents - Classics III: Music for All @ First Baptist Church | Newton | Massachusetts | United States

The New Phil has an exciting season filled with celebratory spirit, incredible music, and exciting guest performances. Join us as we celebrate our 25th season with vibrant works of Mahler, Debussy, Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, Vignieri and culminating with Beethoven’s great Symphony No. 9!

Classics III Program:

Vignieri World premiere, a New Phil anniversary commission

Beethoven Symphony No. 9

Rachele Schmiege, soprano

Britt Brown, mezzo soprano

Omar Najmi, tenor

Ryne Cherry, baritone

Metropolitan Chorale, Lisa Graham, Music Director

Francisco Noya, Conductor