Weston Wind Quintet at the Newton Free Library

Newton Free Library 330 Homer St, Newton

The Weston Wind Quintet has given dozens of concerts in the greater Boston area over the past 15 years, covering a wide repertoire. Live recordings of many of those concerts are available free of charge for listening or downloading from SoundCloud. For this concert they will perform works by Giacchino Rossini, Ralph Vaughn Williams, Paul Juon and…

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Thoreau Piano Trio: A Study in Light and Dark

Newton Free Library 330 Homer St, Newton

Susan Jensen, violin, Darry Dolezal, cello, and Paul Jacobs, piano, are the Thoreau Piano Trio. Join them as they return to perform a program of masterworks both brooding and brilliant including Beethoven’s Trio in E-Flat, Op. 70, No. 2 and Mendelssohn’s great D Minor Trio.

Fredrik Wanger on Piano at the Newton Free Library

Newton Free Library 330 Homer St, Newton

Fredrik Wanger will return for a solo piano performance of works by Schubert, Brahms and Chopin, featuring the Brahms Opus 9 variations on a theme of Schumann.

Newton Free Library: Women in World Jazz Concert

Newton Free Library 330 Homer St, Newton

Jazz and Blues were a propelling force in the U.S. during the 1920s, providing females of all ages with an outlet for rebellion in a time when they were also fighting to win the right to vote. Join the Newton Free Library as they celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment…

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Amaranti Ensemble Presents Gibraltar: A Clash Between Nations

Newton Free Library 330 Homer St, Newton

Join us for a performance of late 18th and early 19th century Spanish music; a relatively unexplored niche in the world of early music. Soprano Maria Alejandra Montero will perform a set of seguidillas for voice and harpsichord by composer José Lidon. The musicians will also explore romantic-era repertoire for the guitar and flute, arranged…

Newton Free Library: The Impact of the 19th Amendment on Women’s Careers

Newton Free Library 330 Homer St, Newton

Join us for a screening of On the Basis of Sex (Rated PG. Runtime 120 minutes). Following the movie, Associate Superior Court Justice Elizabeth Fahey will speak about how the passage of the 19th amendment and Title IX allowed her, and so many other women, to pursue careers in their chosen fields. This program is…

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Newton Free Library: Nate Aronow & Nextet to Perform

Newton Free Library 330 Homer St, Newton

The Nextet will play many of their most popular original compositions in the contemporary jazz style, as written and arranged by Nate Aronow. The band’s original repertoire has been influenced by many jazz greats such as Freddie Hubbard, Herbie Hancock, and Wayne Shorter. FREE and open to the public.

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