2016 Concert Series in Northeast Pennsylvania
Kindred Spirits Arts Programs Announces Its New Season
Kindred Spirits Arts Programs's eight-concert season begins May 21st. Although most performances will take place at the historic Milford Theatre, some will be in Grey Towers NHS and the Hawley Silk Mill. In addition, some of the artists will perform and give workshops in Delaware Valley Middle and High Schools.
Tickets for most individual concerts cost $20 at the door, $15 when bought in advance. A Season Pass to all eight concerts costs $110. Children under 15 are admitted free. See below for details.
"For more than a decade Kindred Spirits has brought world-class musicians, including many recognized by the Grammy Awards, to Northeast Pennsylvania," says Artistic Director Yosif Feigelson, a globe-trotting cellist himself. "This season, though, we have a specially varied lineup of programs with music that includes Bach, klezmer, flamenco, chamber music, and more."
All concerts listed below will take place at the Milford Theatre, unless otherwise noted:
Saturday, May 21, 7:30 p.m.
WHEN ART MEETS MUSIC: IMPRESSIONISM
A trio of soloists featuring baritone vocals, piano, and Feigelson on the cello will perform Impressionist music (Faure, Debussy, Ravel...) to a slideshow of Impressionist art.
Saturday, June 18, 7:30 p.m.
FLAMENCO, OLD & NEW
Juanito Pascal's New Flamenco Trio will collaborate with a special guest, singer-dancer Barbara Martinez.
Saturday, July 9; Grey Towers N.H.S. at 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, June 10: Hawley Silk Mill at 4:30 p.m.
FROM BACH TO BRAZIL
The mandolin duo Caterina Lichtenberg and Mike Marshall performs music by Bach, Vivaldi, and other composers.
Saturday, August 20; Grey Towers N.H.S. at 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 21; Hawley Silk Mill at 4:30 p.m.
THE SOUL OF IRELAND
Nuala Kennedy and Eamon O'Leary will play and sing traditional Irish songs.
Saturday, September 17, 7:30 p.m.
SULTANS' MAGIC RIDE
The renowned Sultans of String from Canada perform world music.
Saturday, October 8, 7:30 p.m.
PETER AND THE WOLF, and A SOLDIER'S TALE
Critic and WQXR veteran announcer Robert/Bob Sherman will narrate these classics to music performed by the Zodiac Trio.
Saturday, November 5, 5:30 p.m.
The Verona String Quartet will play midlife works of Beethoven, Haydn, and Shostakovich.
Saturday, December 10, 5:30 p.m.
SHIRIM'S KLEZMER NUTCRACKER
Back by popular demand, Shirim celebrates the holidays with its klezmer rendition of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker.
Also save this date -- Saturday, August 6th -- because there will be an all-day, open-air celebration of classical music throughout the town of Milford. Details will be announced soon.
This season of Kindred Spirits Arts Programs will begin May 21st and run through December 10th. Most performances take place at the Milford Theatre (114 East Catharine St, Milford, PA).
Tickets to individual concerts cost $20, or $15 when bought in advance via www.kindredspiritsarts.org or in person at Books and Prints at Pear Alley (220 Broad Street in Milford, open Wed. through Sun. 11 am - 4 pm; 570-296 4777). Children under 15 will be admitted free. Because of limited seating, there are no discounts for advance purchase of tickets to events at Grey Towers N.H.S. and the Hawley Silk Mill.
A Season's Pass costs $110 plus a $7.04 processing fee. People who buy the Season's Pass at Pear Alley need not pay any processing fees. To buy a pass online, make donations, or get more information about Kindred Spirits, visit the website (http://www.kindredspiritsarts.org).
Kindred Spirits Arts Program is a nonprofit organization of volunteers that has been bringing quality entertainment to area audiences and programs to school students since 2002. Visit the website above to learn more about the various upcoming events, and other details.
For more information and for media seats, contact...
Yosif Feigelson, 570.409.1269, firstname.lastname@example.org, or
Jan Lokuta, 570.296.5371 or 570.296.2181, email@example.com.