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2024 Season

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: Trio Ondata—violinist Michael Ferri, cellist Miriam Liske-Doorandish, and pianist Anthony Ratinov—will perform Lera Auerbach’s Piano Trio No. 2; Johannes Brahms’s Piano Trio No. 3 in C minor, Op. 101; Gity Razaz’s A Prayer for the Abandoned, Anna Pidgorna’s Like Doves with Grey Wings Embracing, and Arno Babadjanian’s Piano Trio in F-Sharp minor.
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. The program will comprise Benjamin Britten's Winter Words, op. 52, settings of poems by Thomas Hardy; Gabriel Fauré‘s La Bonne Chanson, op. 61, settings of poems by Paul Verlaine; and French and English folk song settings by Benjamin Britten.

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