talents as a creative artist—both with the legendary trio Peter, Paul & Mary
and as a solo performer—are frequently directed at using music to convey a message of humanity and caring. His gift for songwriting has produced some of the most moving songs from Peter, Paul & Mary, including “Puff, the Magic Dragon,” “Day is Done," “Light One Candle,” and “The Great Mandala.” As a member of the renowned musical trio, Yarrow has earned multiple gold and platinum albums, as well as numerous GRAMMY awards.
Over the years, many issues have moved Peter to commit his time and talent: equal rights, peace, the environment, gender equality, homelessness, hospice care, and education. All have utilized his skills as both a performer and an organizer. Peter Yarrow’s life and work – culminating in the founding and leadership of Operation Respect
with its “Don’t Laugh At Me” initiative – is based on his passionate belief that music, with its power to build community and catalyze change, can be a particularly powerful organizing tool.
Tickets $25 adults, $5 ages 18 & under. For sale NOW at www.tix.com
, an 18th century style sextet, was founded in 1996 for the exploration of chamber music from the time of J.S. Bach’s sons up to the time of Beethoven and Schubert. The six accomplished musicians of The WolfGang--Laura Handler, Gail Olszewski, Jennifer Kalika, Marie Sorlie, Stanley King, and Paul Jacobson
--have performed with celebrated historical instrument ensembles throughout the U.S. and abroad. Their goal: to make 18th century music as engaging, novel, and enjoyable today as it was when it first leaped of the barely dry manuscripts of its day.
At the heart of The WolfGang’s repertory stands the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. For our performance with NSMA, the ensemble presents three of Mozart’s masterpieces: an opera, a motet for soprano and orchestra, and a fantasy for fortepiano alone. The opera, The Magic Flute
, is a transcription for chamber ensemble arranged by Johann Wendt, a contemporary of Mozart. The motet, Exsultate, Jubilate
, has been newly transcribed for The WolfGang and soprano soloist by its flutist, Paul Jacobson. For the premiere of this new transcription, The WolfGang is joined by Grand Marais artist Erika Ternes
, a remarkable soprano and violinist.
7:30 PM, ACA. Tickets $15 adults, $5 ages 18 & under, for sale in advance at www.tix.com
, or at ACA box office night of show. http://thewolfgang.org/