Presented by Bay Chamber Concerts and the Farnsworth Art Museum, in partnership with the University of Southern Maine School of Music, Music at Noon is a new series of four intimate lunchtime concerts, to take place on the second Wednesday of the month, November through February. These diverse, firty-minute performances are the perfect way to spend your lunch hour. Surrounded by art and musci, enjoy a smiple, tasty lunch in the Farnsworth's library and prepare to be transported far from the stresses and strains of your day.
The program is curated in collaboration with the University of Southern Maine School of Music.
The full series is as follows. For more information on a specific concert, simply click on the title of that event.
Featuring selections from some of your favorite Broadway musicals, as well as songs by emerging composer/lyricists, this concert showcases four very talented USM School of Music musical theater majors Melissa Bills (Whitefield, ME), Christopher Ellis (Litchfield, ME), Danielle Lane (Caribou, ME), & Jericah Potvin (Millinocket, ME) with Professor Ed Reichert (piano).
Aaron Pettengill (violin), Sam Schuth (violin), Roy MacNeil (viola), Shannon Allen (cello)
USM’s talented and acclaimed string quartet performs a program of Haydn, Schubert and Ravel.
Violinist Ronald Lantz and pianist Laura Kargul will perform a program of romantic music featuring the Sonata for Violin and Piano by Jacques de la Presle. This gorgeous masterpiece from 1913 exemplifies the full flowering of the French romantic tradition.
A musical marriage, Robert and Kimberly are husband and wife and live in Scarborough. They will perform a delightful lunchtime program of Mozart, Martinu, and Halvorsen.