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Arts/Entertainment

May 9, 2013

Out & About

‘Double Vision’ for Bostonades’ finale

The period-instrument ensemble Les Bostonades presents its final concert of the season on Saturday, May 11, at 3 p.m. at the Chapel at West Parish in Andover. The ensemble will play rarely performed double concertos by J.S. Bach, W.F. Bach, Vivaldi and Telemann with guests Hank Knox on the harpsichord and Antonio Campillo on traverso.

The program will feature Vivaldi’s Concerto for 2 Violins in a-minor and Concerto for 2 Flutes in C-Major, J.S. Bach’s Concerto for 2 Harpsichords in c-minor, W.F. Bach’s Sonata for 2 Harpsichords in F-Major, and G. Ph. Telemann’s Concerto for 2 Violas in G-Major and Concerto for Recorder & Flute in e-minor.

The Chapel at West Parish is at 129 Reservation Road. Tickets are $20 general admission, $15 seniors and $10 students, with ages 17 and under admitted for free. They are available in advance at www.bostonades.org/seasons/index.html or at the door.

Tenors go deep at Rogers Center

The New England Tenors will perform a special concert at the Rogers Center for the Arts at Merrimack College in North Andover on Saturday, May 11, at 7:30 p.m.

The tenors welcome back world-class tenor Jeffery Hartman of Natick, who has returned to the group after an engagement in Hong Kong. He will be reunited with fellow tenors John Middleton-Cox of North Andover and Damien Corcoran of Amesbury.

The tenors will be joined by special guest soprano Leigh Barrett, who will perform in the “Les Miserables” and “Ragtime” sets, and Ilia Paulino, a senior at Central Catholic High School who was the 2012 winner of the Merrimack Valley Idol contest sponsored by Quota International of Andover.

The program will also feature songs made famous by The Three Tenors and The Irish Tenors as well as solos, duets and medleys from some of Broadway’s best-loved musicals.

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