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Newpoli CD Release Concert "Musica di Natale"

Newpoli presents the Christmas Story as told through the folk music of Southern Italy, from shepherd songs of the Appenini Mountains to music from the courts and piazzas of Naples. Two singers and eight instrumentalists bring an Italian Christmas celebration to life in dramatic fashion using original dialects and traditional instruments. The repertoire will include traditional folk prayers, artful polyphonic songs dating back to the Renaissance, and captivating tarantellas that will make you want to dance.

Event Date: 
Fri, 12/14/2012 - 20:00

Singer and guitarist Mike Scott

Singer and guitarist Mike Scott of the popular Irish band The Waterboys has enjoyed an illustrious career as an innovative singer and composer, and now he's written a book, appropriately titled, Adventures of a Waterboy.

He's coming to the Brighton Music Hall to talk about his memoir and also to play a few tunes with his bandmate, fiddler Steve Wickham.

Tickets: $20 | Ticketmaster

Event Date: 
Sun, 11/18/2012 - 21:00

ATWATER-DONNELLY DUO - Winter Holiday Show

Free to the public

(508) 532-6347

Event Date: 
Tue, 11/20/2012 - 19:00

Daniel Bor & Eric Jay Dolin

Sunday, November 25, 2012 - 9:00pm

What is human consciousness and does it emerge from some particular part of our brain? Do other animals experience consciousness and is there any proof for the evolution of consciousness. These are some of the most essential and important questions of our existence. Our guest tonight on Inquiry is Daniel Bor, a research fellow at the Sackler Center for Consciousness Science and the Department of Informatics at the University of Sussex.

Caroline Doctorow

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 - 6:00pm

Singer/songwriter Caroline Doctorow talks about the influence her famous father E.L. Doctorow has had on her writing and how she marries jazz and folk music.

Fenway Jazz Jam hosted by The David Ehle Guitar Trio

The trio is led by guitarist and Boston resident David Ehle with a bassist and drummer plus special guest musicians.

This is an open jazz jam session where all are invited to bring your instrument and your voice or just come enjoy the fun.

For information contact David Ehle 617-572-3692.

Event Date: 
Tue, 12/04/2012 - 19:00
Tue, 12/11/2012 - 19:00
Tue, 12/18/2012 - 19:00

John Gorka

John Gorka is a world-renowned singer-songwriter who got his start at a neighborhood coffeehouse in eastern Pennsylvania. His presence is warm and friendly, his songs are thoughtful, inspired, and human; you will laugh, cry, and beg for more.

Without talented artists such as Gorka to mind the path, this kind of personal, meaningful and human music might have slipped away. That would have been a tragedy, because Gorka's songs tell real stories about real people such as you, me, your family and friends. It helps that he's a great writer who knows how to put a tune to a tale.

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/08/2012 - 19:30

Symphony Band & Percussion Ensemble Concert

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, UMass Amherst campus

Heidi Miller & Michael Compitello, conductors

To include: Persichetti: Symphony No. 6, Edwin Eugene Bagley: National Emblem, Bob Margolis: Color & more classical and contemporary music for winds and percussion

Event Date: 
Tue, 12/04/2012 - 20:00

Vocal Jazz Ensemble Concert

Bezanson Recital Hall, UMass Amherst campus

Catherine Jensen-Hole

Featuring Paris Rutherford’s re-harmonized arrangement of Livingston/Evans’ a cappella ballad, Never Let Me Go, commissioned by the Vocal Jazz Ensemble, plus compositions & arrangements by Jensen-Hole & others

Event Date: 
Mon, 12/03/2012 - 20:00

Choral Ensembles of UMass Amherst

Choral Ensembles of UMass Amherst
University Chorale, Women’s Choir, & Recital Choir

LOCATION: First Congregational Church, 165 Main St., Amherst

Stephen A. Paparo, University Chorale conductor
Sarah Bowe, Joshua Harper, Geoffrey Herrmann & Nhung Truong, graduate conductors

Event Date: 
Sun, 12/02/2012 - 15:00


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