February 2nd at 7 pm & 3rd at 3 pm, 2013
TAYLOR HASKINS - jazz trumpet
Trumpeter and Westport resident
Taylor Haskins in a highly unique
concert mixing genres
of jazz, classical, and
March 30th 7 pm & 31st 3 pm, 2013
JOHN MILBAUER - piano
Steinway Artist John Milbauer presents a recital of piano
music that ranges from the enchanting to the exasperating,
from the effortless melodies of Mozart to the iconic silences
of John Cage, and (not quite) everything in-between. Mexican
mazurcas, a work for piano and electronic sounds, and
a set of gorgeous pieces by Brahms.
June 1st at 7 pm & 2nd at 3 pm, 2013
ETHAN USLAN - ragtime and old-time piano
PBN welcomes Ethan Uslan, the 2007 and 2012 winner of the World Championship Old-Time Piano Playing Contest (Peoria, Il). Ethan is a specialist in music from the ragtime through swing eras, and has performed all over the country (not to mention England, France, and Belgium). He performed his jazzed-up version of Chopin's Eb Nocturne on NPR's A Prairie Home Companion, and his ragtime has been included as soundtracks to the Charlie Chaplin at Keystone DVD set. Born in South Orange, NJ and classically trained at Indiana University, Ethan lives in Charlotte, NC with his wife Kate and two little sons.
PREVIOUS CONCERTS FROM THIS YEAR'S SERIES
September 8th 7 PM & 9th at 3 pm, 2012
DUO BARRENECHEA - flute & piano
Acclaimed DUO BARRENECHEA will perform a wide array
of works for flute and piano. This duo hails from Brazil and
will play some pieces by lesser-known yet remarkable
Brazilian composers in addition to more traditional works.
October 20th at 7 pm & 21st at 3 pm, 2012
STREMPLE-BEAUDETTE DUO - soprano & piano
Lyric soprano Eileen Stremple with pianist Sylvie Beaudette
in an enticing and wonderfully intriguing concert of art songs
predominantly by women composers.