Portland String Quartet
Beethoven, Brahms and Shortnin’ Bread

Saturday, October 12 • 7:30pm (Salon Series)
Sunday, October 13 • 3pm

These “Maine Treasures” are joined by Miami’s Paul Posnak to explore Beethoven’s nascent iconoclasm in “Quartet in A Major,” Brahms’ supercharged romanticism in “Piano Quartet in F Minor,” and the newly rediscovered “Five Folksongs in Counterpoint” by mid-20th century African American composer Florence Price.
Location: La Merced Chapel

 

Dafnis Prieto
Felices Fiestas! Holiday Concert
Sunday, December 8 • 3pm

Cuban-American drummer/bandleader Dafnis Prieto is the 2019 Grammy® winner for Best Latin Jazz album. His holiday gift to us is the best in Latin Jazz, con su conjunto. The Church will be specially decorated, the reception will feature our traditional kosher Christmas cookies, and caroling will appear when least expected. This is not a traditional holiday event – but it may be your favorite.
Location: Corpus Christi Church

 

Shelly Berg & Martin Bejerano
Baroque Jazz Club
Saturday, January 11 • 7:30pm (Salon Series)
Sunday, January 12 • 3pm

Shelly Berg’s list of honors is near endless. Martin Bejerano has his own honors and is featured on the rosters of “hot young pianists.” From divergent backgrounds, they are now together at UM’s Frost School of Music (Dean, Jazz Piano) and give us an early Valentine, playing as the spirit moves them.
Location: La Merced Chapel

 

The Queen’s Six
From Windsor Castle to West Wynwood
Sunday, April 19 • 3pm

The Queen’s Six journey from their homes inside Windsor Castle to perform a cappella King Henry VIII songs, Renaissance polyphony, madrigals, folk songs, jazz and pop. If you didn’t hear them at Prince Harry and Megan Markle’s wedding, you can have your own “private performance” to savor their renowned melodic sense and balance of voices.
Location: Corpus Christi Church