Live Performances

These are Live Performances on VPR and VPR Classical.

Camerata New England

The Camerata New England Piano Trio gives us a live preview of their upcoming concert of music by Mozart and Schumann.

Broadcast Friday May 22 at noon.

Opera Company of Middlebury

The Opera Company of Middlebury gives us a live preview of their upcoming production of Puccini's Turandot.

Broadcast Thursday May 21 at noon.

Vermont Virtuosi Live

Apr 23, 2015
Laurel Ann Maurer

Vermont Virtuosi return to the VPR Performance Studio for a preview of their concerts in Burlington and Montpelier this weekend titled I Remember.  They feature music for various combinations of flute, harp, cello and voice, including a new piece by Vermont composer Erik Nielsen and a work based on the Diary of Anne Frank.

Broadcast Thursday April 23 at 11 a.m.

Karen Kevra

Capital City Concerts artistic director Karen Kevra, flute, Arturo Delmoni, violin and viola, and Rebecca Kauffman, harp, visit Walter Parker in the VPR Performance Studio for a preview of their concert at the Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center on Sunday, which includes Debussy's Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp.

Broadcast Friday April 10 at 11 a.m.

LP Classics

Pianists Natalia Lavrova and Vassily Primakov return to the VPR Performance Studio to preview their program of solo and duo music by Schubert, Rachmaninoff and Czerny which they'll give at Chander Center for the Arts on Saturday.

Broadcast Friday March 20 at 11 a.m.

VPR

The first hour of this week's edition of Friday Night Jazz will feature music from Vermont's own Eight 02 - a quartet who describes their lyrical, funky and daring work as "accessible jazz fusion."

The selections, performed and recorded at VPR's Colchester studio, were interspersed with an equally compelling interview.

Broadcast Friday, February 13, 2015 at 8 p.m. on VPR.

Angela Evancie / VPR

Lowell Thompson and his band visited the VPR performance studio at Fort Ethan Allen to play live on Vermont Edition. The Burlington-based band performed several songs from their new album Stranger’s Advice. They played Lately I’m Down, Different Name, and Make Your Mark.

Thompson was accompanied by Brett Lanier on the pedal steel guitar, Kurt Flanagan on the bass, Steve Hadeka on the drums and Leon Campos playing piano.

Between songs, Thompson spoke with Vermont Edition about his creative process and the new album.

Spektral Quartet

Scrag Mountain Music hosts the Chicago-based Spektral Quartet this weekend.  Double bassist Evan Premo of Scrag Mountain joins the Quartet in the VPR Performance Studio to play Dvorak's String Quintet, Op. 77, which will be on concerts in Burlington, Montpelier and Warren. 

Broadcast Friday November 14 at 3 p.m.

Patricia McCarty Live

Nov 14, 2014
Ashmont Music

Patricia McCarty is former assistant principal violist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and now teaches at the Meadowmount School of Music.  She and pianist Cary Lewis visit the VPR Performance Studio on Friday to preview their Hill and Hollow Music concert on Sunday.

Broadcast Friday November 14 at 11 a.m.  Listen online here.

Catalyst Quartet Live

Oct 24, 2014
Sphinx Organization

The Catalyst Quartet forms the core of the Sphinx Virtuosi, "18 of the nation's top Black and Latino classical soloists."  Each fall these alumni of the Sphinx Competition get together to further the Sphinx Organization's mission to bring diversity and new audiences to classical music. 

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