Music

October 2011

Grammy-Winning Parker Quartet and Pianist Shai Wosner to Perform Beethoven, Debussy and Schumann as Music at Amherst Series Continues Oct. 14

AMHERST, Mass. – The 2011-2012 Music at Amherst Chamber Series continues with a concert of Beethoven, Debussy and Schumann by the Parker Quartet and pianist Shai Wosner on Friday, Oct. 14 at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College. The performance requires tickets and seating is assigned. Tickets may be reserved by calling 413/542-2195 or emailing concerts@amherst.edu

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Amherst College Choral Society, Jazz Ensemble Announce Homecoming Weekend Concert Line-up for Oct. 22

AMHERST, Mass.—The Amherst College Department of Music presents back-to-back Homecoming Weekend Concerts on Saturday, Oct. 22. The Amherst College Choral Society will perform at 7:30 p.m. and the Amherst College Jazz Ensemble will perform at 9:30 p.m. Both concerts will take place in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College. Tickets are required and will be available for purchase at the door.

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Recital Features World Premieres of Sawyer, Bauer Musical Settings of Dickinson Poems Oct. 28

AMHERST, Mass.— The acclaimed duo of soprano Sarah Pelletier and pianist Lois Shapiro will celebrate the poetry of Emily Dickinson in a recital of modern song settings on Friday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall at Amherst College. The concert will include Aaron Copland’s classic cycle, “Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson,” as well as premiere performances of new Dickinson cycles by the distinguished California composer Ross Bauer and Amherst College associate professor of music Eric Sawyer.

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Violinist Sarah Briggs to Present Recital featuring Bach, Brahms, Kodaly at Amherst College on Oct. 30

AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College Department of Music presents a recital by Amherst College performance instructor and violinist Sarah Briggs on Sunday, Oct. 30 at 3 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College. The concert is free and open to the public; no tickets are required.

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