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.

Nov
24
Sun
New Philharmonia Presents Classics I: From Gustav, With Love @ First Baptist Church
Nov 24 @ 3:00 pm
New Philharmonia Presents Classics I: From Gustav, With Love @ 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, 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