Live Performances

These are Live Performances on VPR and VPR Classical.

A Fleeting Animal

Sep 4, 2015

A Fleeting Animal is an opera by Vermont composer Erik Nielsen to a libretto by David Budbill, based on his play Judevine.  Nielsen's revised version will tour the state for 6 performances from September 11 to 20.  Nielsen and lead characters will join us for a live preview on Friday at noon.

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Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival

The Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival’s theme for this season is “Sounds of the Wind”, concerts that feature chamber works for a combination of woodwinds, strings, and piano. The opening concert will be broadcast live on VPR Classical this Sunday, hosted by Walter Parker and James Stewart.

Broadcast Sunday, Aug. 23 at 3 p.m.

Vermont band The Snaz performs Live From The Fort!

CVCMF

Friday at noon, the Central Vermont Chamber Music Festival makes its annual visit to the VPR Performance Studio for a preview their season in Randolph and Woodstock August 10-23.  We'll hear a quartet of cellists: Chris Finckel, Hannah Holman, Jeffrey Ziegler and Artistic Director Peter Sanders.

Listen to Vermont artists The Aerolites, Live From The Fort!

Cheng2 Duo Live

Jul 17, 2015
Silvie and Bryan Cheng

The Cheng2 Duo ('Cheng-squared Duo') is a family affair, comprising brother Bryan Cheng, cello, and sister Silvie Cheng, piano.  On Friday they'll give us a live preview of their concert at Fisk Farm on Isle La Motte this Saturday.

Broadcast Friday July 17 at noon.

Over the last year, VPR’s Live From The Fort music video series has brought you some of the best musician’s from Vermont diverse music scene.

This Friday, July 3 at 12 p.m. and Monday, July 6 at 8 p.m., join VPR’s Ric Cengeri  for an hour-long "mixtape" special featuring musicians who’ve played on Live from the Fort. You’ll hear a wide range of genres: rock, pop, folk, R’n’B and more! Check out the playlist below.

Listen to Vermont artists Madaila, Live From The Fort!

photo: Stina Booth / Elizabeth Reid

Well-known Vermont musicians Elizabeth Reid, viola, and Alison Cerutti, piano, visit the VPR Performance Studio to perform the remarkable Viola Sonata of Rebecca Clarke.

Broadcast Wednesday June 3 at noon.

Listen to Vermont artist Justin Levinson, Live From The Fort!

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.

Listen to Vermont artist Lowell Thompson, Live From The Fort!

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.

Listen to Vermont artists Rough Francis, Live From The Fort!

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.

Listen to Vermont artist Francesca Blanchard, Live From The Fort!

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.

Listen to Vermont artists The Dupont Brothers, Live From The Fort!

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