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New England Songbook

  • Barrett Hall at the Pasadena Conservatory 100 North Hill Avenue Pasadena, CA, 91106 United States (map)

Resident artists and close friends Benjamin Smolen (flute) and Meredith Crawford (viola) curate a concert featuring beautiful works by composers from the New England area, anchored by Charles Ives' song settings.  This is a wonderful opportunity to hear exquisite music that is rarely performed!

Charles Ives: Songs My Mother Taught Me
Arthur Foote: Nocturne and Scherzo
Charles Ives: The Children's Hour
Walter Piston: Duo for Viola and Cello
Charles Ives: At the River
Aaron Jay Kernis: Air
Charles Ives: Those Evening Bells
Amy Beach: Theme and Variations

Benjamin Smolen, resident flute
Meredith Crawford, resident viola
Greta Bachhuber, guest soprano
Gideon Rubin, guest piano
Kevin Kumar, co-director and violin
Hana Hwon Kim, guest violin
Peter Myers, guest cello

$32 advance online purchase
$40 general admission at the door
$10 students with valid ID