Crescendo Concerts in April

On April 8 and 9, the first concert of the music organization Crescendo’s 2022 season features chamber music with a “twist.”  The repertoire and the instruments played not only cross over into different genres of classical, folk and contemporary music, but they also break down the barriers between these genres, and illustrate how very connected these different styles of music are.

The unifying element is the folk dance, from Poland to Spain to Latin America.

The ensemble will present their own arrangements of three Baroque works, Telemann’s Suite Polonoise, Bach’s famous Orchestral Suite in B minor, and his motet “Singet dem Herrn.”

Concerts are on Friday, April 8, at 6 p.m. at Trinity Church in Lime Rock, Conn., and on Saturday, April 9, at 4 p.m. at Saint James Place in Great Barrington, Mass.

Tickets are $35 (general), $60 (premium), and $10 (youth). Access online ticket sales and the full COVID precaution policy in the most updated version on Crescendo’s website, www.crescendomusic.org.

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