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Aston Magna Music Festival

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Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
(413) 528-3595 http://astonmagna.org/

July 2019

The Birth of the String Quartet

July 6, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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The Birth of the String Quartet: Castello, Caldara, Purcell, Telemann, Richter, Mozart and Haydn. Featuring Daniel Stepner and Julie Leven, violins; Jason Fisher, viola and Jacques Lee Woods, cello. Pre-concert talk 45 minutes before the program. Concert followed by “Meet the Artists” wine and cheese reception.

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Music in the Age of Peter Paul Rubens

July 13, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Music from Holland, Italy, England, and Spain by Caccini, Frescobaldi, Marin, Arañes and others. Richard Savino, guitar and theorbo; Catherine Liddell, guitar and theorbo; Daniel Stepner and Danielle Maddon, baroque violins; Laura Jeppeson, viola da gamba; Michael Sponseller, harpsichord Jennifer Kampani, soprano; Deborah Rentz-Moore, mezzo-soprano; Ryland Angel, tenor. Pre-concert talk 45 minutes before the program. Concert followed by “Meet the Artists” wine and cheese reception.

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The World of Henry Purcell

July 20, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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The Seasons, Squabbling Couples, Sleep Aids,Comical Duos, Vocal Quartets, and Trio Sonatas. Daniel Stepner, baroque violin; Julie Leven, baroque violin 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. Concert followed by “Meet the Artists” wine and cheese reception.

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Bach, Pachelbel, and Villa Lobos

July 27, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4, BWV 1049; Cantata for Soprano: “Non sa che sia dolore,” BWV 209; Pachelbel’s Canon and Gigue; Villa Lobos’ Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5; Daniel Stepner, Edson Scheid and Danielle Maddon, baroque violins;; Christopher Krueger, baroque flute and recorder; Aldo Abreu, recorder; Laura Jeppesen, baroque viola; Loretta O’Sullivan, baroque cello;; Andrew Arceci, violone; Peter Sykes, harpsichord. Pre-concert talk 45 minutes before the program. Concert followed by “Meet the Artists” wine and cheese reception.

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August 2019

Schubert and Beethoven

August 3, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Schubert’s “Die schöne Müllerin”; Beethoven Horn Sonata Op. 17; Schubert’s “Auf dem Strom”; Frank Kelley, tenor; Joshua Rifkin, fortepiano; Todd Williams, natural horn. Pre-concert talk 45 minutes before the program.Concert followed by “Meet the Artists” wine and cheese reception.

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December 2019

Aston Magna Chamber Players present “A Baroque Celebration”

December 7, 2019 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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$40 – $45

Vocal and instrumental Baroque music with the Aston Magna Chamber Players, performing selections from Handel's Messiah, and works by Corelli, Rameau, Marais, Monteverdi, Rossi, Bertali and others. Music performed on period instruments by Daniel Stepner and Julie Leven, Baroque violins; Laura Jeppeson, viola da gamba; Catherine Liddell, theorbo, with Frank Kelley, tenor.

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June 2021

Virtual: Early Duos for Fortepiano and Violin

June 13 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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The music of Mozart, CPE Bach, Joseph Boulogne and Beethoven, with Sylvia Berry, fortepiano, and Daniel Stepner, violin.

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Virtual: Mozart: The String Trios

June 27 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Daniel Stepner, violin; Marcus Thompson, viola, and Jacques Lee Wood, cello.

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July 2021

Virtual: Three French Masters

July 3 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Marais, Leclair and Forqueray. Edson Scheid and Daniel Stepner, violins; Laura Jeppesen, viola da gamba; Catherine Liddell, theorbo, and Michael Sponseller, harpsichord.

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Virtual: An Evening of Monteverdi

July 10 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Aaron Sheehan and Jason McStoots, tenors; Adam Pearl, harpsichord; Cameron Welke, theorbo; Laura Jeppesen, viola da gamba; Scott Metcalfe and Daniel Stepner, baroque violins.

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Virtual: Songs and Sonatas of Henry Purcell

July 17 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Kristen Watson, soprano; David McFerrin, baritone; Daniel Stepner and Julie Leven, baroque violins; Laura Jeppesen, viola da gamba, Catherine Liddell, theorbo, Peter Sykes, harpsichord.

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Virtual: Celebrating Beethoven’s 251st Birthday

July 24 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Daniel Stepner and Julie Leven, violins; Jason Fisher, viola, and Jacques Lee Wood, cello. The quartet will present Beethoven’s “Eyeglass Duo,” a string trio in C Minor, and selected string quartet movements, including the Grosse Fuge.

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