Four Mondays in August at 7 p.m.
at the Plainfield, Massachusetts, Congregational Church
356 West Main Street, Plainfield, Massachusetts
August 5: Bassist Avery Sharpe will return with his ensemble to perform his “I Am My Neighbor’s Keeper” project for string quartet, piano, drums, African percussion, and, of course, double bass.
August 12: The Hartford Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet will present a diverse, engaging, and exciting program that will show off the exquisite sonorities of the orchestral brass instruments, from the trumpet down to the tuba.
August 19: Members of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra (MOSSO) will perform Franz Schubert’s magnificent Octet for two violins, viola, cello, double bass, French horn, clarinet, and bassoon. You won’t get many chances in your lifetime to hear a live performance of this transcendentally beautiful work. Don’t miss it! MOSSO will also perform Schubert’s “Rosamunde” string quartet.
August 26: William Hite, tenor and professor of voice at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, will present a vocal recital, accompanied by pianist Lemuel Gurtowsky.