Mechanics Hall Music Festival

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Music / Singing - Fair/Festival

Date & Time: Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
12:00 PM-1:00 PM, 7:00 PM-8:00 PM

Suggested Audiences: Preschool, Elementary, Middle School, High School, College, Adult, Elders
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Mechanics Hall
321 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01608
Cost: $60 Subscription, $15 per concert (expected where noted)
Description: Mechanics Hall Music Festival: From dueling trumpets, pianos, and timpani, to silent films given voice by the world-famous Hook organ, a festival like this is a once in a lifetime opportunity. These concerts celebrate some of our finest regional musicians  no need to look far and wide for talent, we have plenty right here

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Free Admission. No Tickets Required

Conversations Among Instruments: A Varied Array of Musical Duets
Featuring Olga Rogach (piano), Will Sherwood (piano), William Ness (organ), with Alesia Tringale (soprano)
Cosmic Dualities explores a multitude of instrument combinations playing as duets in a wide variety of repertoire. The program begins with the world premier composition by Leonardo Ciampa!

Thursday, August 9, 2018
Tickets $15

Father and Son piano Duo Roy Imperio and Kristjon Imperio join with organist William Ness to present an unusual array of repertoire featuring the technical fireworks of the Halls two Steinway concert grands that are only possible with the exquisite craftsmanship of the Imperios.

Friday, August 10, 2018
Tickets $15

Delicious Delirium
Seele Musicale Chamber Ensemble presents refreshing interpretations for chamber repertoire in their program: Delicious Delirium, an exploration of Sadness, Madness, Wrath and Love through music composed during the Baroque to folk era. Seele Musicale is a guild of passionate musicians for which music is the magic - the musician seeking the infinite magic that connects the musical creations of composers present and past to the yearning ears of todays audience.

Sunday, August 12, 2018
Tickets $15

Organ & Silent Film
Internationally acclaimed silent film and live accompaniment on the historic Hook Organ. The concert will feature a unique and updated version of Prokofievs Peter and the Wolf where each character in the story is a different pipe organ stop. Plus, Mr. Krasinski will include one of his famous silent film accompaniments with elaborate orchestrations and harmonizations on the Hook to enrich the viewing experience.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Tickets $15

Performing virtuoso piano masterpieces, including Mussorgskys Pictures at an Exhibition.
Award winning Ukrainian-native Liana Paniyeva has performed at international festivals, Carnegie Hall in New York City, and most recently, played in concert halls of Scotland, South Africa, and in multiple states of the USA. Fasten your seat belts for an exciting concert of classic piano repertoire.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Free Admission. No Tickets Required

Sounds of the Centuries
A Graduate of Yale and Oberlin, Mr. Hall is an active recitalist and has appeared as soloist and continuo with ensembles around the U.S. In 2016 he received the Diapason Magazines 20 Under 30 Award as an innovator in the organ and church music field. Currently, he serves as the Minister of Music and the Arts at the First Baptist Church of Worcester, Massachusetts.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Tickets $15

Maria Ferrante, Soprano & Brett Maguire, Piano
Song & Sunset
The sparkling soprano voice of Maria Ferrante and the brilliant technique of Brett Maguire join forces to create a most enjoyable and uplifting evening to close the festival week. No strangers to Mechanics Hall, both have frequently appeared on the Great Hall stage.
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