Friday, April 10, 2015

This Weekend at The Buttonwood Tree

Welcome back! We're excited to have you here. This weekend, we have Jacob Smullyan bringing a touch of elegance and sophistication to The Buttonwood Tree, with a classical piano concert. Then, we have the NS4GK4strings continuing the classical vibe, but with violins! Be sure not to miss this exciting assembly of classic melodies!

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Jacob Smullyan Classical Piano Concert
April 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm | $10

Classical pianist Jacob Smullyan will perform a variety of pieces, from Brahms to Beethoven.
Alexander Scriabin
Sonata No. 9, Op. 68, “Black Mass” (1913)

Johannes Brahms
Ballades, Op. 10 (1854)
Andante, in d minor (after the Scottish Ballad “Edward’)
Andante, in D major
Intermezzo: Allegro, in b minor
Andante con moto, in B major

Franz Liszt
Two Legends, S. 175 (1866)
St François d’Assise: la prédication aux oiseaux
St François de Paule marchant sur les flots

Ludwig van Beethoven
Sonata No. 31 in A flat major, op. 110 (1821)
Moderato cantabile molto espressivo
Allegro molto
Adagio ma non troppo – Fuga. Allegro ma non troppo

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What Is Our Youth Telling Us?: A Workshop Aligned Source
April 11 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Todays children are born with a clear understanding of Self, Truth, Power & Potential, although this is often hard to fathom given the numerous challenges they present….But, children of today will always define adults of tomorrow, so what can & must we learn from this?
Explore simple concepts of living in awareness that: open you up to the wonders of life; discover who you are; let go of fear and all that keeps you stuck. You create your reality and as co-creator of this world, find out how you can bring to it and you, peace, harmony, health and abundance. Each session ends in a powerful guided meditation.

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NS4GK4strings – Dynamic Violin Duos
April 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm | $10 general admission, $5 for students
NS4GK4strings will present a fun and captivating and dazzling selection from their favorites of four centuries of awesome violin duo literature. Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and 20th-century selections are likely to emphasize the extraordinarily idomatic works of Jean-Marie LeClair, Jacques Fereol Mazas, Robert Fuchs, and Pal Jardanyi, respectively. Friendly, conversational performance.

Gabriel Kastelle’s music possesses a great variety of classical, musical theater, amplified, improvising and other sounds, all stemming from a performing background. He plays switch hit violin, viola, erhu and zhonghu. Now based in Middletown, CT area, Kastelle is performing, teaching, and finishing his thesis for a Wesleyan University M.A. Experimental Music/Composition.

Hartt School graduate, alumnus of Point Counterpoint, IU Summer Academy, Brevard, Chautauqua, Meadowmount.

Classically trained, member of Eastern Connecticut Symphony and Hartford Independent Chamber Orchestra

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