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MUSIC ON THE HILL’s 2021 Festival Continues

September 1 EDT

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One event on August 30, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on September 1, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on September 3, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Free – $20

MUSIC ON THE HILL’s 2021 festival continues Aug. 29 & 30 and Sept. 1 & 3 

Updated lineup for Aug. 29 

Music on the Hill invites audiences to share chamber music, presenting four indoor concerts just before Labor Day. Programs feature portions of 2020’s postponed festival, in shorter concerts without intermissions. The one-hour concerts are presented, without intermission, in East Greenwich, Cranston and Westerly:

  • Sunday, Aug. 29, 3:00 p.m., St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 99 Peirce St., East Greenwich: music of Bach for soprano, oboe, strings and organ **updated program below**
  • Monday, Aug. 30, 7:00 p.m., Immaculate Conception Church, 237 Garden Hills Dr., Cranston: violin concerti by Mozart and Evan Price
  • Wednesday, Sept. 1, 7:00 p.m., Dunn’s Corners Community Church, 221 Post Rd., Westerly: Beethoven’s Fourth Piano Concerto and Brahms’ Two Songs for Contralto with Cello Obligato
  • Friday, Sept. 3, 7:00 p.m., St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 99 Peirce St., East Greenwich: Evan Price’s innovative arrangements of Bach’s Partita No. 2 for Violin and Debussy’s Claire de Lune, and music of Ravel and Dave Anderson

Tickets are just $20, free for students with I.D.

Tickets and information at www.musiconthehillri.org

GLAD TO BE BACH – Sunday, Aug. 29, 3:00 p.m.
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 99 Peirce Street, East Greenwich

J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Violin Sonata No. 1 in G minor BMV 1001
Stephen Goist, viola

David Walter (1913-2003)
Prelude: Homage a Casals
John M. Pellegrino, bass

J.S. Bach
“Die Seele ruht in Jesu Handen,” BWV 127
Diana McVey, soprano; Jane Murray, oboe; Patrick Aiken, organ

J.S. Bach
Cello Suite No. 6 in D Major BWV 1012
Trevor Handy, cello

IN MOZART’S FOOTSTEPS Monday, Aug. 30, 7:00 p.m.
Immaculate Conception Church, 237 Garden Hills Drive, Cranston

  1. A. Mozart (1756-1791) (arr. Price)      Concerto No. 3 for Violin and Strings in G major, K  216

Evan Price (b. 1971)                                         Concerto for Jazz Violin, Strings, and Piano

Evan Price, solo violin; Anton Miller, Katherine Winterstein, Liana Zaretsky, violins; Rita Porfiris and Stephen Goist, violas; Elisa Kohanski and Trevor Handy, cellos; Gregg August, bass

BEETHOVEN AND BRAHMS Wednesday, Sept. 1, 7:00 p.m.
Dunn’s Corners Community Church, 221 Post Road, Westerly

Giovanni Bottesini (1821-1889)
Elegy
John M. Pellegrino, bass and Bonnie Anderson, piano                            

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Two Songs for Contralto with Cello Obligato
Mary Phillips, mezzo-soprano; Elisa Kohanski, cello; Bonnie Anderson, piano 

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Concerto for Piano No. 4 in G major
Joseph Kalichstein, piano     

Anton Miller and Katherine Winterstein, violins; Rita Porfiris, viola; Trevor Handy, cello; John M. Pellegrino, bass

BAROQUE AND BEYOND Friday, Sept. 3, 7:00 p.m.
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 99 Peirce Street, East Greenwich

Claude Debussy (1862-1918) (arr. E. Price)
Claire de Lune
Evan Price, violin; Stephen Goist, viola; Elisa Kohanski, cello; Gregg August, bass

  1. S. Bach (1685-1750) (arr. E. Price)

Partita No. 2 for Violin and Bass in D minor

Evan Price, violin; Gregg August, bass

Dave Anderson (b. 1949)
Three Double Bass Duets

I. Parade of Politically Prudent Pigs           II. Blue Cheese                  III. Rush Hour

Gregg August and John M. Pellegrino, bass

Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
Mother Goose Suite

Evan Price, violin; Stephen Goist, viola; Trevor Handy, cello; John M. Pellegrino, bass

Concert details are subject to change. Please check www.musiconthehillRI.org for updates.

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Date:
September 1
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
EDT
Cost:
Free – $20
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