Scrag Mountain Music gives us a live preview of baroque music they'll perform in Stowe, Randolph and Warren, August 3-5. Artistic Directors soprano Mary Bonhag and double bassist Evan Premo are joined by harpsichordist Lynette Combs and Boston-based violinist Julie Leven.
Vermont Virtuosi is a new chamber music group including flutist Laurel Ann Maurer, violist Tatiana Trono and pianist Claire Black. They give their inaugural concerts this weekend in Montpelier and Burlington. Music will be by Maurice Durufle, Arthur Foote and a world premiere by Vermont composer David Gunn. We'll get a preview Thursday morning on VPR Classical.
The Green Mountain Monteverdi Ensemble of Vermont (a serious ensemble with a tongue-in-cheek name) visits the VPR Performance Studio for a taste of their 'Double Takes' program. It features paired settings of the same text by different composers, including Bach, Schutz and others. They perform the program this week in Strafford, Burlington and Montpelier.