The Andover Townsman
---- — ‘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.
Tickets are $20 and available online at www.newenglandtenors.com or by calling the Rogers Center box office at 978-837-5355
Sunday a cappella with Fidelio Society
The Phillips Academy Music Department will present a spring concert featuring the oldest musical organization on Andover Hill — The Fidelio Society, a select a cappella choir of 18 voices — on Sunday, May 12, at 4 p.m.
The free concert will take place in Cochran Chapel on the Phillips Academy campus, 180 Main St, Andover. The program will include a selection of madrigals, sacred music and contemporary works. The public is invited. For more, call the Music Department at 978-749-4260 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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