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March 2020

Sunday Afternoon Concert – Tom Smith

March 1, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Loring Greenough House, 12 South Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$20

Please join us in our historic parlor for the Sunday Afternoon Concert Series at the Loring Greenough House March 1, 2020 Tom Smith Tom Smith is a fifty year folk veteran, performing old songs and originals to audiences of all ages, large and small. In the words of WUMB host Dave Palmater, “Contrary to what a lot of people think, folk music is still a living tradition. It’s a living tradition that feeds on new songs that speak of people’s wants,…

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Sunday Afternoon Concert – Fabiola Mendez

March 8, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Loring Greenough House, 12 South Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Please join us in our historic parlor for the Sunday Afternoon Concert Series at the Loring Greenough House March 8, 2020 Fabiola Mendez She was a student at the Humacao Musical Institute, the Antonio Paoli School of Music in Caguas, and the Conservatorio de Artes del Caribe. In 2018, she got her Bachelor of Music from Berklee College of Music, becoming the first student to graduate with the Puerto Rican cuatro as principal instrument. Fabiola has participated in several cuatro competitions…

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Sunday Afternoon Concert – Strings Theory Trio

March 15, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Loring Greenough House, 12 South Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Please join us in our historic parlor for the Sunday Afternoon Concert Series at the Loring Greenough House March 15, 2020 Strings Theory Trio Combining idiomatic flexibility, a deep wellspring of creativity, and world-class virtuosity, violinist Mimi Rabson is one of the Boston area’s most valuable musical resources — and her new recording with her Strings Theory Trio is a uniquely compelling synthesis of classical chamber music and directed improvisation, bringing together some of Rabson's most important influences and inspirations. With Rabson…

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Sunday Afternoon Concert – Due Celli

March 22, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Loring Greenough House, 12 South Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$20

Please join us in our historic parlor for the Sunday Afternoon Concert Series at the Loring Greenough House March 22, 2020 Due Celli Due Celli has been exploring and promoting the cello duo repertoire through performance and education. In the spring of 2011, John Bumstead and Javier Caballero found themselves performing together in the 'band' for the musical The Last Five Years. Written for just six instruments, the score called for a third of them to be cellos. Bumstead and Caballero so…

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Tropical Fiesta at the Library!

March 28, 2020 @ 11:00 am
Jamaica Plain Branch Library, 30 South Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Free

Join the Friends of the Jamaica Plain Branch Library in shaking off the end-of-winter blues at our annual Tropical Fiesta! We will cast off Winter and welcome the coming of Spring with delicious food (Coco Verde Vegan) combined with some delicious live music (Jefferey Clayton from the Pan Neubean Steel Band).

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Chameleon Up Close: Piano Trios by Schubert, Tower & Clara Schumann

March 29, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
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$44 – $49

At its best, chamber music is a conversation between friends, and nowhere is that more apparent than within the piano trio genre, grand canvases filled with intimate expression. Join violinist Robyn Bollinger, cellist Rafael Popper-Keizer, and pianist Vivian Choi for a Chameleon Up Close recital exploring these themes. Clara Schumann’s under-appreciated gem – her g minor Piano Trio – embodies the drama of the Romantic era with transparency and grace. Joan Tower’s Big Sky, is inspired by the expansive beauty…

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April 2020

Chameleon Arts Ensemble performs Shostakovich, Beethoven, Haas, Part

April 18, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough Street
Boston, 02116
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$22 – $49

Resilience of the human spirit is the central theme for the Chameleon Arts Ensemble’s April program. Pavel Haas completed his third String Quartet in 1938 as Czechoslovakia was being annexed, three years before he was interned at the Terezín camp and later murdered at Auschwitz. His singular musical language carried forward the Czech traditions instilled in him by his teacher Janáček, with influences of Jewish and Moravian folksong, chant, and jazz. While at Terezín, he wrote: “Our will to create…

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May 2020

Prayer & Well-being: A live YouTube event

May 3, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

Take a moment to turn away from distractions – fears about the economy, disease, and uncertainty – to find calm and peace in a contemplative online event interwoven with music. Tune in to get a more spiritually abundant sense of life and well-being. Christian Science practitioner and lecturer Nate Fredrick, who lived for many years in JP, will share his experiences learning about the healing power of Love. This is open to the entire Jamaica Plain community! The event will…

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Chameleon Arts Ensemble performs Brahms, Schumann, Gideon, Szymanowski

May 9, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on May 10, 2020 at 4:00 pm

First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough Street
Boston, 02116
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$22 – $49

Chameleon Arts Ensemble closes its 22nd chamber music season with “a thousand tales sung” featuring five fantastical works of whimsy and enchantment. Robert Schumann’s Märchenerzählungen for clarinet, viola, and piano transports us to a magical world of innocence and fairy tales while Miriam Gideon offers a parody of children’s verse with her Rhymes from the Hill for soprano, clarinet, cello, and marimba. Karol Szymanowski’s 1915 Mythes for violin and piano conjures shimmering reflections of Narcissus and Pan, and William Alwyn…

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September 2020

Friedland & Friends LIVE Jazz Series

September 20, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 25, 2020

Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, 24 Eliot St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Friedland & Friends LIVE Jazz Series Pianist/composer Brian Friedland with Catherine Bent 9/20 Man on Land 9/27 Shaw Pong Liu & Dave Cordes 10/11 Steve Fell 10/18 Rob Flax 10/25. 4 pm on Sundays, Sept 20-Oct 25. Eliot Schoolyard, 24 Eliot Street Advance tickets required: https://eliotschool.org/programs/events

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