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Arts Calendar: Vermont Arts 2018

Thursday, February 28, 2019
Feb
28
2019
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Mar
1
2019

Ragamala Dance Company: Sacred Earth

Ragamala Dance Company: Sacred Earth Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

Inspired by the philosophies behind the ephemeral arts of Kolam and Warli painting and the Tamil Sangam literature of India, Sacred Earth is Ranee and Aparna Ramaswamy’s singular vision of the beautiful, fragile relationship between nature and man. Ragamala’s dancers perform with live music to create a sacred space honoring the divinity in the natural world and the sustenance we derive from it. A Performing Arts Series event. Tickets: $22 Public/$16 Midd ID holder/$10 Youth/$6 Midd students. On sale to PASS members 9/6, ID holders 9/13, general public 9/17.

Time: 2/28/19 7:30pm - 3/1/19 11:59pm
Location: Mahaney Center for the Arts, Dance Theatre, Middlebury
Friday, March 1, 2019
Feb
28
2019
– THRU –
Mar
1
2019

Ragamala Dance Company: Sacred Earth

Ragamala Dance Company: Sacred Earth Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

Inspired by the philosophies behind the ephemeral arts of Kolam and Warli painting and the Tamil Sangam literature of India, Sacred Earth is Ranee and Aparna Ramaswamy’s singular vision of the beautiful, fragile relationship between nature and man. Ragamala’s dancers perform with live music to create a sacred space honoring the divinity in the natural world and the sustenance we derive from it. A Performing Arts Series event. Tickets: $22 Public/$16 Midd ID holder/$10 Youth/$6 Midd students. On sale to PASS members 9/6, ID holders 9/13, general public 9/17.

Time: 2/28/19 7:30pm - 3/1/19 11:59pm
Location: Mahaney Center for the Arts, Dance Theatre, Middlebury
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Mar
2
2019

Honeysuckle

Honeysuckle Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

Contemporary bluegrass and folk – a radio-friendly pop sensibility. Part of VAE's Basement Music Series. Visit www.vtartxchange.org for ticket information.

Time: 3/2/19 8:00pm - 11:00pm
Location: The Masonic Hall, 504 Main Street, Bennington
Friday, March 15, 2019
Mar
15
2019

Alexander Melnikov and Andreas Staier, Piano

Alexander Melnikov and Andreas Staier, Piano Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

Intensive chamber music collaborations have always been an essential part of renowned Russian pianist Alexander Melnikov’s work. For his fifth performance at Middlebury, he joins German pianist Andreas Staier—known for his exacting interpretations of keyboard music—to delight us with their all-Schubert program of four-hand works. Their Harmonia Mundi recording of this program has garnered prizes and accolades around the globe. A Performing Arts Series and Nelson Series event, cosponsored by the members of the Performing Arts Series Society (PASS). Reserved seating. Tickets: $30 Public/$25 Midd ID holders/$10 Youth/$6 Midd students; PASS Members $22 Public/$16 Midd ID holders/$8 Youth/$5 Midd students. On sale to PASS members 9/6, ID holders 9/13, general public 9/17.

Time: 3/15/19 7:30pm
Location: Mahaney Center for the Arts, Robison Hall, Middlebury
Saturday, March 16, 2019
Mar
16
2019

Kat Edmondson

Kat Edmondson Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

Critically acclaimed vocalist and songwriter. Kat has played major stages across the United States, Europe and Japan. Part of VAE's Basement Music Series. Visit www.vtartxchange.org for ticket information.

Time: 3/16/19 8:00pm - 11:00pm
Location: The Masonic Hall, 504 Main Street, Bennington
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Mar
27
2019

Madeline and the Bad Hat

Madeline and the Bad Hat Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

ArtsPower’s colorful musical captures the blithe yet touching spirit of Ludwig Bemelmans’ much loved Madeline series. This amusing tale traces the adventures of a young Parisian girl who – despite starting off on the wrong foot with a mischievous new neighbor – eventually learns that first impressions aren’t everything. Based on the book, “Madeline and the Bad Hat.” Written and illustrated by Ludwig Bemelmans. Part of the Pentangle Arts' Youth in Arts Program

Time: 3/27/19 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Woodstock Town Hall Theatre, Woodstock
Saturday, March 30, 2019
Mar
30
2019

Bella's Bartok

Bella's Bartok Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

From street-punk performers to an electric, brass-filled, accordion-based spectacle.
Part of VAE's Basement Music Series. Visit www.vtartxchange.org for ticket information.

Time: 3/30/19 8:00pm - 11:00pm
Location: The Masonic Hall, 504 Main Street, Bennington
Friday, April 12, 2019
Apr
12
2019

Castalian Quartet

Castalian Quartet Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

Recent winners of the Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship Award, Lyon International Chamber Music Competition, Young Classical Artists Trust, and more, the Castalian Quartet is rapidly emerging as an exciting voice in the international chamber music scene. We welcome the quartet on its U.S. debut tour, with a program including Haydn’s Op. 76 No. 2 , Britten’s second quartet, and Schubert’s Rosamunde. Made possible with generous support from the Sunderman Family Concert Endowment Fund, in memory of Dr. F. William Sunderman Jr. and Dr. Carolyn Reynolds Sunderman. A Performing Arts Series and Nelson Series event. Free; no tickets required.

Time: 4/12/19 7:30pm
Location: Mahaney Center for the Arts, Robison Hall, Middlebury
Saturday, April 13, 2019
Apr
13
2019

Capital City Concerts presents "Veritable Violin," performed by violinist Laurie Smukler and pianist Robert McDonald

Capital City Concerts presents "Veritable Violin," performed by violinist Laurie Smukler and pianist Robert McDonald Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

Violinist Laurie Smukler and pianist Robert McDonald are two of the most sought-after chamber musicians in the United States and are distinguished faculty members of the Juilliard School. They will perform big, gorgeous masterpieces: Beethoven's Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 4, A minor, Op. 23, and Franck's Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major. Davidovsky's Synchronisms No. 9 for Violin and Tape, as well as Hindemith's Sonata for Violin and Piano, Op.11, No. 1 will make for a sonically spell-binding program.

Time: 4/13/19 7:30pm
Location: Unitarian Church of Montpelier, Montpelier
Sunday, April 14, 2019
Apr
14
2019

Vermont Youth Philharmonia (VYP) Spring Concert

Vermont Youth Philharmonia (VYP) Spring Concert Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

Award-winning conductor Dr. Yutaka Kono leads Vermont Youth Philharmonia in a joyous season finale. The highlight of the performance is the world premiere of a piece composed by Dr. Patricia Julien.

Tickets are available at the door on the day of the performance. $2-5, cash or check only please.

Wheelchair accessible.

Time: 4/14/19 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Elley-Long Music Center, Colchester
Friday, April 26, 2019
Apr
26
2019

Brentano Quartet with Dawn Upshaw, Soprano

Brentano Quartet with Dawn Upshaw, Soprano Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

The acclaimed Brentano String Quartet — hailed as “passionate, uninhibited, and spellbinding” (The Independent, London) — returns to Middlebury, this time joined by five-time Grammy Award-winning soprano Dawn Upshaw. The Brentano Quartet plays Haydn’s Op. 20 No. 2 and Bartók’s second quartet, then joins Upshaw for performances of Schoenberg’s second quartet and Respighi’s Il Tramonto (The Sunset). A Performing Arts Series and Nelson Series event. Reserved seating. Tickets: $30 Public/$25 Midd ID holders/$10 Youth/$6 Midd students. On sale to PASS members 9/6, ID holders 9/13, general public 9/17.

Time: 4/26/19 7:30pm
Location: Mahaney Center for the Arts, Robison Hall, Middlebury
Saturday, April 27, 2019
Apr
27
2019

Howard Fishman

Howard Fishman Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

Steeped in country, soul, gospel, rock, blues...jazz, Gypsy swing, and American folk. Part of VAE's Basement Music Series. Visit www.vtartxchange.org for ticket information.

Time: 4/27/19 8:00pm - 11:00pm
Location: The Masonic Hall, 504 Main Street, Bennington
Sunday, May 5, 2019
May
5
2019

Vermont Youth Orchestra (VYO) Spring Concert – Beyond the Frame – Sketches from the New World

Vermont Youth Orchestra (VYO) Spring Concert – Beyond the Frame – Sketches from the New World Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

The Vermont Youth Orchestra examines the travel-inspired musical sketches throughout Antonin Dvorak’s evocative New World Symphony. This high-energy spring concert also previews the VYOA’s 10-day concert tour of Spain and Portugal with music from Falla’s La Vida Breve, and features violinist Sabrina Chiang as soloist in the fiery final movement from Bruch’s famous G minor violin concerto.
$17 Adults, $12 Students

Time: 5/5/19 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Colchester
Friday, May 10, 2019
May
10
2019

Sophie Shao and Friends

Sophie Shao and Friends Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

A perennial Middlebury favorite, cellist Sophie Shao has been praised by the World News for her “sensitive, stylistic playing, with great finesse, emotion, and gorgeous tone,” and has amassed an extensive collection of talented musical friends. She returns for her 11th consecutive season with an exciting new ensemble to perform rarely heard double-bass quintets, including Dvořák’s Op. 77 and Offenbach’s Divertimento über Schweizer Lieder, to celebrate Offenbach’s 200th birthday. A Performing Arts Series and Nelson Series event. Reserved seating. Tickets: $28 Public/$22 Midd ID holders/$10 Youth/$6 Midd students. On sale to PASS members 9/6, ID holders 9/13, general public 9/17.

Time: 5/10/19 7:30pm
Location: Mahaney Center for the Arts, Robison Hall, Middlebury
Saturday, June 1, 2019
Jun
1
2019

The Magic School Bus Live!

The Magic School Bus Live! Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

Theatreworks USA’s new musical adaptation based on the original book series published by Scholastic. When the planetarium is closed and the field trip is ruined, Ms. Frizzle saves the day! The Magic School Bus blasts off into outer space to explore the solar system! Ms. Frizzle gets separated from the group and her class must travel through the planets and beyond to rescue her. Part of the Pentangle Arts' Youth in Arts Program

Time: 6/1/19 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Woodstock Town Hall Theatre, Woodstock