Baroque music series under way
The Washington Friends of Music is presenting its summer concert festival, a Baroque music festival, at the Washington meetinghouse on the Green, 6 Kirby Road.
Concerts will be held July 27 and Aug. 3 and 10 at 5:30 p.m.
The New Baroque Soloists, a chamber orchestra comprising of first-class artists, soloists in their own right, will perform with up to ten musicians.
The July 27 concert will focus on baroque works that have influenced classical and later music genres; the Aug. 3 program will feature world-renowned cellist Sergey Antonov, gold medal winner of the International Tchaikovsky Competition; and the Aug. 10 concert will feature larger numbers of soloists and greater breadths of baroque variations.
A reception will follow the concerts.
Advance tickets are $25 each or $90 for the series and are available at www.WashingtonCT4Music.blogspot.com, by phone 860-868-917,4 as well as at The Hickory Stick Bookshop at 2 Green Hill Road.
Tickets are $30 for adults and $15 for students at the door. Children will be admitted free of charge.