Live Performances

These are Live Performances on VPR and VPR Classical.

Capital City Concerts' director Karen Kevra, flute, and Jeffrey Chappell, piano, visit VPR's Studio One for a live performance preview of their French Connection concerts this weekend in Brattleboro and Montpelier.

Listen Thursday January 18 at 11 a.m.

Live From The Fort features musicians from around the state performing live at the VPR studios in Colchester. Through music and casual conversation, the series connects music lovers with Vermont-based musicians.

This new mix features some of the bands that have played on the show this past year and beyond. Listen to the complete special,  or watch the individual performances below.

Iron Eyes Cody

Cantus Live

Dec 4, 2017
Curtis Johnson

Cantus, the male a cappella vocal ensemble, performs a holiday program for the UVM Lane Series Friday evening.  Saturday morning at 10 they visit VPR's Studio One for a live broadcast performance.  Kari Anderson and Linda Radtke host.

Broadcast Saturday December 9 at 10 a.m.; encore broadcasts Friday December 22 at 10 p.m. and Monday December 25 at 6 p.m.

Gang of Thieves perform in VPR's own Studio One
John Billingsley / VPR

For the December edition of Live From The Fort, Gang of Thieves perform live from Studio One at the VPR headquarters in Colchester.

Scrag Mountain Music

Scrag Mountain Music visits VPR's Studio One for a live preview of their Toward the Sea concerts this weekend in Montpelier, Northfield and Warren.  Co-artistic directors Mary Bonhag, soprano, and Evan Premo, double bass, will be joined by harpist Melanie Genin and flutist Catherine Gregory.

Listen Friday December 1 at 11 a.m.

For the November edition of Live From The Fort, Emma Cook & Questionable Company perform live from Studio One at the VPR headquarters in Colchester.

Heath Quartet Live

Oct 23, 2017
Simon Way / Colbert Artists Management

Great Britain's Heath Quartet visits Studio One for a live performance preview of their concert at Middlebury College.  Music will be by Haydn, Tippett, Bach and Mendelssohn.

Listen Thursday October 26 at 11 a.m.

For the October edition of Live From The Fort, Her Crooked Heart perform live from Studio One at the VPR headquarters in Colchester.

For the July edition of Live From The Fort, TY-ALEX performed live from Studio One at the VPR headquarters in Colchester.

John Billingsley/VPR

For the September edition of Live From The Fort, Brattleboro's Wooden Dinosaur perform live from Studio One at the VPR headquarters in Colchester.

Joanne Savio / Frank Solomon

The Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival's 9th season is based around the theme of "lineage", exploring how compositional and performance traditions are passed on, evolve and become new again. The opening concert will be broadcast live on Sunday, August 20th at 3 p.m.

Watch the Chad Hollister Band's full performance, recorded live at VPR's Studio One in Fort Ethan Allen.
John Billingsley / VPR

For the August edition of Live From The Fort, the Chad Hollister Band perform live from Studio One at the VPR headquarters in Colchester.

www.centralvtchambermusicfest.org

The Central Vermont Chamber Music Festival visits VPR's Studio One to perform Schubert's Trout Quintet, which will be on their concerts this weekend in Randolph and Woodstock.

Listen Friday August 11 at 11 a.m.

Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival

Musicians from the Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival visit VPR's Studio One to perform Mendelssohn's Octet for Strings.

Listen Thursday July 6 at 11 a.m.

Live From The Fort logo
VPR

Live From The Fort features musicians from around the state performing live at the VPR studios in Colchester. Through music and casual conversation, the series connects music lovers with Vermont-based musicians.

Heliand Consort Live

Jun 20, 2017
Paul Reynolds / www.heliandconsort.org

The Heliand Consort Wind Quintet visits Studio One for a live preview of their upcoming Sea Breezes and Summer Winds Tour, including the Wind Quintet of Paul Taffanel.

Listen Thursday June 22 at 11 a.m.

Opera Company of Middlebury

The Opera Company of Middlebury will give 4 fully-staged performances of Puccini's Il Trittico (Il Tabarro, Gianni Schicchi and Suor Angelica) June 2-10.  Members of the Company visit VPR's Studio One for a live preview.

John Billingsley / VPR

For the May edition of Live From The Fort, The NEKtones, performed live from VPR's Studio One in Colchester.

The NEKTones are a Soul and R&B quintet with a musical palette defined by the landscape of the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont.

Emily Taubl

Cellist Emily Taubl and pianist Paul Orgel give us a live preview of their UVM Faculty Recital.  Music will be by Beethoven, Chopin, Dvorak and Franck.

Listen Friday April 21 at 11 a.m.

John Billingsley / VPR

For the April edition of Live From The Fort, Tyler Daniel Bean perform live from Studio One at the VPR headquarters in Colchester.

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