Now Offering Series II

Hear a wide array of music, meet the artists, and enjoy great wine and food. Seating is very limited.  All seats must be reserved in advance of the performance date. Please note that our venue is a Victorian flat 42 stairs above street level; we regret that we are unable to accommodate those who have difficulty climbing stairs.

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    October 30, 2016
    January 22, 2017
    February 12, 2017
    March 26, 2017

    All Sunday evenings at 5:30 pm.

  • Phoebe Carrai and Robert Howard

    October 30, 5:30pm

    Juilliard and Harvard faculty baroque cellist Phoebe Carrai joins her Philharmonia Baroque colleague, Robert Howard, in duo sonatas by Cervetto, Scarlatti, and Boccherini. We will discuss these composers, along with a musical show & tell, tracing the evolution of the cello from the baroque to present day.

  • Jeff Ladeur and Robert Howard

    January 22, 5:30pm

    Join us in a discussion of Russian Romantic traditions- from Pushkin and Tchaikovsky until Lenin. Emigrating to the US just months after the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917, Rachmaninov was the last pillar of this rich tradition. Delphi Trio pianist Jeff Ladeur joins Robert Howard in a program featuring his monumental cello sonata.

  • Owen Dalby, Meena Bhasin, & Robert Howard

    February 12, 5:30pm

    St. Lawrence Quartet violinist Owen Dalby and Decoda Ensemble violist Meena Bhasin join Robert Howard for a program of French music from the 1920s and 30s. We’ll explore the interwar Paris of Pablo Picasso, Coco Chanel, and Jean Cocteau — the social epicenter of this remarkable time. Works by Ravel and Françaix.

  • Shenshen Zhang and Robert Howard

    March 26, 5:30pm

    Pipa virtuoso Shenshen Zhang joins Robert Howard in a program of traditional Chinese and contemporary music. We’ll explore the epic Chinese musical tradition, highlighting its distinctive aesthetic and its differences with the Western tradition. Works by Bright Sheng and Lou Harrison.