Concerts with Commentary - Kendall College of Arts and Sciences

Concerts with Commentary

The Concerts with Commentary series features award-winning music faculty who not only perform with excellence but also share the cultural background and historical context of the repertoire and composers represented in the series. Each concert focuses on a different genre, composer or instrument(s).

Concerts are free and open to the public. Mark your calendars – we look forward to seeing you!

2023-24 Season

October 26, 2023 – Meinig Recital Hall

An Evening of Mostly Mozart
  • Brady McElligott, bass-baritone and piano
  • Stuart Deaver, piano

November 9, 2023 – Meinig Recital Hall

Piano for Two
  • Dana Maher, piano
  • Allyson Eskitch, piano

January 25, 2024 – Gussman Concert Stage

Vintage Wildflowers in Concert
  • Dana Fitzgerald Maher, Celtic harp, piano, vocals and Irish whistle
  • Audrey McSperitt Schmidt, vocals, guitar, bodhran and flute
  • Abby Bozarth, fiddle, vocals and accordion

February 15, 2024 – Meinig Recital Hall

Night Songs: Lieder of Schubert, Schumann, Brahms, Wolf and Strauss
  • Kim Childs, tenor
  • James Gregory, piano

March 14, 2024 – Meinig Recital Hall

An Evening in Paris: Violin and Piano Sonatas of Ravel and Debussy
  • Maureen O’Boyle, violin
  • Stuart Deaver, piano

April 25, 2024 – Meinig Recital Hall

Three Reeds: Music for Clarinet and Oboe
  • David Carter, clarinet
  • Lisa Iottini-Wagner, oboe