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July 2014

Round the Mountain with Ken Sheldon

July 5, 2014 @ 7:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Skip Gorman

Round the Mountain is a summer monthly program celebrating the Monadnock region. Hosted by Ken Sheldon (of "Frost Heaves: fame, the show features humor, music, and interviews with artists, writers and other folks who make this a wonderful place to live. A regular feature called "From the Attic" highlights some of the fascinating items in the Center’s historical archives. Round the Mountain is designed to appeal to locals as well as visitors, giving them an overview of the area and…

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August 2014

Round the Mountain with Ken Sheldon

August 2, 2014 @ 7:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Round the Mountain is a summer monthly program celebrating the Monadnock region. Hosted by Ken Sheldon, the show features humor, music, and interviews with artists, writers and other folks who make this a wonderful place to live. A regular feature called "From the Attic" highlights some of the fascinating items in the Center’s historical archives. Round the Mountain is designed to appeal to locals as well as visitors, giving them an overview of the area and what this part of…

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September 2014

Music in Bass Hall: Dave Eggar

September 12, 2014 @ 7:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States

Music in Bass Hall is proud to present cellist Dave Eggar and his band Deoro with Chuck Palmer on percussion and Ariel Dela Portilla on bass.  on Friday, September 12 at 7:30 p.m. The Grammy Nominated Chamber Ensemble Deoro has toured throughout the world forging high risk extreme classical crossover collaborations with artists such as Dr. Ralph Stanley, The Talaandig Tribe of the Philippines, legendary Reggae artists Sly Dunbar and Luciano, Frank Ocean, Attack Theatre, Hammerstep, Shotojuku Karate All-Stars. Recent…

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Music in Bass Hall: Claudia Schmidt

September 26, 2014 @ 7:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$12 – $15

Claudia Schmidt is a powerful vocalist and adventurous artist, who combines lively folk, jazz and blues with rich poetry and playful humor. Hailing from Michigan, she knew at a young age that she was destined to be a singer. Performing in numerous choirs throughout her youth, Claudia soon pursued a professional career while in Chicago, leading her to Wisconsin and Minnesota, where she was a frequent guest on the early days of A Prairie Home Companion. Forty years and 16…

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October 2014

Music in Bass Hall: Jeff Davis: Early American Music

October 17, 2014 @ 7:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Jeff Davis helps celebrate Peterborough's 275th anniversary with a program focusing on early American music. Jeff is one of America’s most respected collectors and interpreters of traditional music. He has traveled far to visit “source singers”--farmers and miners who remembered the old songs and tunes--and closer at hand to libraries and archives, always look for the best of the music that was once common in out towns and villages. An event with Jeff might include New England ballads sea songs, African-American…

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January 2015

Music in Bass Hall: The Tara Greenblatt Band

January 23, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$12 – $40
Tara Greenblatt Band

Tickets $15 / $12 members, seniors, students. Order online below or call 603-924-3235 Led by vocalist / percussionist Tara Greenblatt, the band also includes  Saibhung Singh, bass;  Lucio S. Eastman, guitar; with Shana R. Hall and  Grace Aldrich providing additional vocals. In addition to including songs from their CD Animal Planet, the concert will feature the debut of several new songs.   In her childhood years Tara  was the cause of many lost chopsticks since she felt them to be…

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February 2015

Music in Bass Hall: Valentine’s Jazz with Stephanie Hurley

February 15, 2015 @ 3:00 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$12 – $40

This concert has been cancelled due to the impending weather. We hope to reschedule the trio some time in 2015 - stay tuned.  Tickets $15 / $12 members, seniors, students. Order online below or call 603-924-3235 Stephanie Hurley, vocals Chris Albertson, guitar Lynn Lovell, standup bass Vocalist Stephanie Hurley returns for the third annual Valentines Jazz concert, featuring the songs that describe and inspire romance. Stephanie Hurley is an enticing and engaging performer with a gift for conveying the subtle…

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Music in Bass Hall: The Red Hedgehog Trio

February 22, 2015 @ 3:00 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$12 – $40

Tickets $15 / $12 members, seniors, students. Order online below or call 603-924-3235 The Red Hedgehog Trio comes to Bass Hall to share some of their favorite piano chamber music, via a revealing add-an-instrument format. Dan will warm the room with J.S. Bach's First Partita, an intimately lyrical work for solo keyboard. Then he will be joined by Marji for Mozart's late A-major violin sonata - a wonderful display of Mozart's hilarity, creativity, and humanity. For the most venturesome leg…

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March 2015

Music in Bass Hall: Hiroya Tsukamoto, Guitar

March 27, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$12 – $40

Tickets $15 / $12 members, seniors, students. Order online below or call 603-924-3235 Hiroya Tsukamoto is a one of a kind composer, guitarist and singer-songwriter from Kyoto, Japan. He began playing the five-string banjo when he was thirteen, and took up the guitar shortly after. In 1994, Hiroya entered The Osaka University and while at college in Japan, Hiroya was introduced to a musical and social movement in South America called Nueva Cancion headed by musical legends such as Victor Jara…

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April 2015

Music in Bass Hall: The Strathspey and Reel Society of New Hampshire

April 12, 2015 @ 3:00 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$12 – $40

Tickets $15 / $12 members, seniors, students. Order online below or call 603-924-3235 On Sunday, April 12th Music in Bass Hall is presenting an afternoon of Scottish music, featuring members of the Strathspey and Reel Society of New Hampshire.  SRSNH was founded in 1988 to encourage the learning and preservation of traditional Scottish music. Though based in Concord, NH, the Society draws membership of over 100 people from throughout central New England. Their repertoire includes many of the standard Scottish…

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Music in Bass Hall: The Apple Hill String Quartet

April 25, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$12 – $40
Apple Hill String Quartert

Tickets $15 / $12 members, seniors, students. Order online below or call 603-924-3235 The Apple Hill String Quartet returns to Bass Hall with guest artist Peggy Pearson, oboe. The program includes  the world premiere of a new quartet for oboe and strings by James Primosch, an exquisite arrangement of Haydn’s Symphony #97 for oboe and strings, and concludes with the A minor string quartet of Brahms. The Apple Hill String Quartet has earned accolades from around the world for their interpretive…

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May 2015

Music in Bass Hall: Asylum Quartet

May 9, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$12 – $15

Tickets $15 / $12 members, seniors, students. Order online below or call 603-924-3235 Lauded for “nonstop virtuoso skills” (Times Herald-Record, New York), the Asylum Quartet plays everything from lush classical works, minimalism, and modernism to indie rock, world music, and klezmer. The four classically-trained saxophonists met as graduate students at the The Hartt School in West Hartford, Connecticut in 2011. In 2014, the quartet was awarded the Grand Prize in the International Chamber Music Ensemble Competition in Boston, Massachusetts, becoming…

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Music in Bass Hall: Rich Greenblatt and Brass Taco

May 30, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$12 – $40

Tickets $15 / $12 members, seniors, students. Order online below or call 603-924-3235 Jazz aficionados in the Monadnock region have a real treat in store when the Rich Greenblatt and Brass Taco brings their show to the Bass Hall. This modern jazz group mixes in swing, funk, odd-time signatures, South American, and the blues. The band showcases Greenblatt’s lyrical and rhythmically quirky compositions combined with each musician’s extraordinary improvisational gifts. Each song has a unique mood and style. Get ready for…

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June 2015

Music in Bass Hall presents Dave Eggar with Max ZT

June 2, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$12 – $40

Tickets $15 / $12 members, seniors, students. Order online below or call 603-924-3235 Dave Eggar was a musical prodigy, beginning to play the cello and piano at age three and performing as a singer and actor on Broadway and at the Metropolitan Opera at age seven. He trained as a classical cellist at the Juilliard School, and later graduated from Harvard University and the Juilliard School's Doctoral Program. He debuted in Carnegie Hallat 15 as the youngest winner in the…

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Music in Bass Hall: Susie Burke and David Surette

June 19, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$12 – $40

Warmth, vitality, and spontaneity mark the performances of Susie Burke and David Surette, and have earned them a reputation as one of the finest acts on the lively New England folk scene. Susie’s beautiful, complex voice and David’s graceful, nimble-fingered string playing combine with extraordinary results on their own blend of contemporary, traditional, and original folk and acoustic music. Together since 1988, Susie and David have built a loyal following for their music, through a steady series of concerts and well-received recordings; their most recent release…

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September 2015

Music in Bass Hall: Deborrah Wyndham, piano

September 20, 2015 @ 3:00 pm
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Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$12 – $40

Tickets $15 / $12 members, seniors, students. Order online below or call 603-924-3235 With virtuosity and an unparalleled elegance rarely seen today by young artists, Deborrah's grasp of both performance and composition suggests a formal and credentialed background. In truth, with just a modest foundation of childhood piano lessons behind her, it was her passion to play that found her performing as much as she could in restaurants, hotels, and nursing homes, until her talents caught the attention of national…

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October 2015

Music in Bass Hall: Minta White with the Alturas Duo

October 17, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$12 – $40

Tickets $15 / $12 members, seniors, students. Order online below or call 603-924-3235 Minta White is an award-winning flutist, chamber musician, and improvisor.  Her "amazing range of flute usage" crosses many genres, including classical music, jazz, free music, Chinese traditional folk music, Latin American music and more.  She has recently returned to Connecticut after earning a Master of Music degree in Modern American Music Performance from Longy School of Music of Bard College in Cambridge, MA.  At Longy, she studied…

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November 2015

Music in Bass Hall: Los Sugar Kings

November 13, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$12 – $40

Tickets $15 / $12 members, seniors, students. Order online below or call 603-924-3235 Music in Bass Hall is excited to present Los Sugar Kings,  a Boston-based quartet known for their dynamic live performances, rich harmonies, intense musicianship and ability to transcend genres with an authenticity rarely heard. In their world, respect is paid to the forefathers and traditions of Afro-Cuban Son, Salsa and Rumba-Flamenca but Los Sugar Kings (named after a Cuban baseball team) also actively draw on influences from…

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January 2016

Music in Bass Hall: The John Kordalewski Trio

January 17, 2016 @ 3:00 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$15 – $18
John Kordalewski

This  concert feature the compositions of great jazz pianists, skillfully rendered by the Trio, and informatively narrated by Kordalewski.  The featured pianists / composers include Bud Powell, Thelonious Monk, Horace Silver, Cedar Walton, Mulgrew Miller, and  Don Pullen. In addition to Kordalewski on piano, the Trio consists of John Hunter on bass and Tim Gllmore on drums. John began playing professionally in Washington, D.C. in the late 1970s, and has lived in Boston since 1991.  He has performed in concerts,…

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February 2016

Music in Bass Hall: Virginia Eskin, Jose Lezcano, and Jazimina MacNeil

February 14, 2016 @ 3:00 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$15 – $18

The Faces of Love - A Valentine's Concert Tickets $18 / $15 members, seniors, students. Order online below or call 603-924-3235. Three of the region’s most celebrated musicians,  pianist Virginia Eskin, mezzo-soprano Jazimina MacNeil, and guitarist Jose Lezcano join forces for a Valentine's Day concert in a musical exploration of the many faces of love: from Schubert to De Falla and Liszt to Cole Porter. That the Monadnock region can claim these three amazing musicians as residents is a testimony…

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