New Season of Concerts Plus a Convenient, Money-Saving Season's Pass
J.S. Bach, Astor Piazzola, French-Canadian folk, tunes from Croatia and from India, a musical whodunnit, Christmas holiday music -- they're all part of Kindred Spirits Arts Programs' 2019 season.
The season begins May 18th at the Milford Theatre with a performance of classical music "hits" by piano virtuoso Ilya Yakushev and a simultaneous projection of great paintings related to the music.
This and most other KSAP events will take place at the Milford Theatre at 7:30 p.m., and children under 15 will be admitted free. See "Tickets and More Information," below, for additional details.
Following is the schedule for the 2019 season:
Sat. May 18, Milford Theatre, 7:30 pm
When Art Meets Music: Mussorgsky's Pictures
The Russian pianist Ilya Yakushev returns to Milford with Mussorgsky’s most beloved masterpiece as well as works by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky and Liszt. Music will be accompanied by projected paintings.
Sat. June 15, Grey Towers N.H.S. 5:30 pm
Sun. June 16, Hawley Silk Mill, 4 pm
A Concert for Barberini: In Stile Moderno
Boston-based ensemble highlights works for soprano, theorbo (a relative of the lute) and harpsichord by Gyrolamo Frescobaldi and Hyeronimus Kapsberger that were written for a noted 16th -century Roman cardinal, Francesco Barberini.
Sat. July 13, Milford Theatre, 7:30 pm
Silence in Trouble: Bon Débarras (Good Riddance)
One of Quebec’s most celebrated folk ensembles brings together music, dance and poetry in a distinctive and highly energetic blend of tradition and modernity.
Special Event! Sat. August 3, from noon to 8 pm.
Classical Music Celebration
Free indoor and outdoor performances by groups of musicians, singers and dancers throughout the historic district of Milford, PA.
Sat. August 17, Grey Towers N.H.S., 5:30 pm
Sunday, August 18, Hawley Silk Mill, 4 pm
Weaving Through Harmony: Feigelson-Matheus Duo
Eugene Feigelson on violin and Jacob Matheus on guitar will weave between eras and genres embellished by short, improvised interludes. The program includes Bach, Paganini, Faure, Gershwin, and music created by the artists themselves.
Sat. September 14, Milford Theatre, 7:30 pm, as part of SeptemberFest.
Seven Billion: Kiran Ahluwalia
A modern exponent of the great vocal traditions of India and Pakistan, the singer and her distinctive band infuse elements of African desert blues and Western music styles to create a completely unique multicultural experience.
Sat. October 5, St. Patrick's Church Hall, 7:30 pm
Garden of Joys and Sorrows: Hat Trick Trio
This virtuosic flute-viola-harp trio from New York City offers classical masterpieces (e.g. Debussy and DuBois) along with recently written music by Astor Piazzolla, Sofia Gubaidulina and Grammy-nominated composer Miguel del Aguila.
Sat. November 2, Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 7:30 pm
Who Killed Leclair? Infusion Baroque
A lively investigation into the murder of Jean-Marie Leclair (1697-1764) by the consummate ensemble of Baroque flute, violin, cello and harpsichord. This program also includes music of Leclair’s arch-rival, Jean-Pierre Guignon.
Sat. December 14, Milford Theatre, 5:30 pm
Holidays Around the Globe: Astrid Kuljanic
The Croatian-born singer and musicians of the Transatlantic Exploration Company will crash through barriers with an array of music of the Balkan region, western Europe, the jazz world, Brazilian sambas, and more, including holiday-related tunes.
Tickets and more information
Tickets cost $20 at the door, $15 when bought in advance to events at the Milford Theatre (114 E. Catharine St.; Milford, PA) at http://www.kindredspiritsarts.org. Tickets are also sold at Holy Crepe (224 Broad St.; Milford, PA) and at Main Avenue Books (202 Main Ave.; Hawley, PA). No advance discount are offered to locations other than the Milford Theatre.
The 2019 Season Pass costs $120 per adult, guarantees entrance to all events from May through December, is transferable, and offers savings over individually purchased seats. Children under 15 are admitted free. Dates, artists and programs are subject to change.
For more information or for press seats call (570) 409-1269 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Images of this season's musicians are attached; request additional images at this email address (Northeast.Nws@gmail.com).