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.
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.
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, Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, Vignieri and culminating with Beethoven’s great Symphony No. 9!
Classics I program:
Shostakovich Festive Overture
Mozart Flute Concerto No. 1 in G major
Bruce Falby, Flute
Mahler Symphony No. 5