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Chappaquoit Cellists

Chappaquoit Cellists

Almost a year ago, on January 28, 2012, the Chappaquoit Cellists performed at the Woods Hole Library, all students of Nikki Patton of West Falmouth. Two quartets performed: the Chappy Cellists (four middle school students) and the Chappaquoit Cello Quartet (four high school students). I videotaped the concert, but it took me a long time … Continue reading

Mastersingers by the Sea Pre-Concert Talk

Mastersingers by the Sea Pre-Concert Talk

Mastersingers by the Sea presents its fall concert, “Festivo! Music of Celebration” on Saturday, November 3, at 7:30 PM and Sunday, November 4, at 3 PM, at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 91 Main Street, in Falmouth. Directed by Dr. David MacKenzie, Mastersingers is a chamber chorus accompanied by instrumentalists from the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra, … Continue reading

September Sounds

September Sounds

The Simon Sinfonietta performs tonight at Falmouth Academy, the Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra and the Falmouth Chamber Players Orchestra perform next weekend, and the Boston Cello Quartet returns to Falmouth on September 30. It is a great month for classical music! Simon Sinfonietta, under the direction of Stephen Simon,will perform its first concert of the … Continue reading

Falmouth Chamber Players Orchestra offers Musicale!

Falmouth Chamber Players Orchestra offers Musicale!

The Falmouth Chamber Players Orchestra will offer a special performance for the whole family this weekend—-a pair of concerts featuring light classical, jazz, and popular music performed by variety of chamber music ensembles. The Musicale! is the first in an annual series designed to appeal to a wide audience and to showcase the individual players … Continue reading

Falmouth Chamber Players, Premiere Concert

November 24, 2008 The Falmouth Chamber Players, a newly organized community orchestra under the direction of John Yankee, presents its premiere concerts on Friday, November 14, at 7 PM, and Sunday, November 16, at 2:30 PM, at the First Congregational Church, 68 Main Street in Falmouth. The concerts are free, but donations are encouraged. Works … Continue reading

A Cornucopia of Celebrated Cellists

October 3, 2008 The last couple of weeks have yielded a bounty of virtuosic cello performances: four concerts featuring five cellists, each outstanding in its own way, each offering a unique interpretation of the instrument, providing not only musical enjoyment for the audiences, but a glimpse into the many and varied ways that the versatile … Continue reading

Growing an Orchestra

Growing an Orchestra

June 17, 2008 A small group of musicians at a recent gathering of the Falmouth Chamber Players, left to right, Hilde Maingay (violin), Laura Tutino (violin), Joyce Gindra (oboe), Fritz Sonnichsen (violin), Grant Mallett (violin), and behind him: Kate Housman (French horn), Jonathan Neufeld (viola). In front are Wendy Gabriel, Mary Sholkovitz (her arm only), … Continue reading

Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival

May 24, 2008 Pianist Jon Nakamatsu wowed the audience last weekend with his dazzling performance of Beethoven’s “Emperor” Concerto. He and conductor Jung-ho Pak, and an inspired Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra filled the 1440-seat hall at the Barnstable Center for the Performing Arts with beautiful, electrifying music. A number of those attending on Saturday evening … Continue reading