Historic Gore Place's Carriage House Concert Series
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The last date listed for Historic Gore Place's Carriage House Concert Series was Wednesday July 31, 2013 / 7:30pm (Katie McNally and Eric McDonald).
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See Gore Place, the historic Governor Gore estate in Waltham, by evening's light. A guide will lead you through the mansion for views of the Great Stairs, the Great Hall, the Withdrawing Room, the Office, the Library, the Parlor, the Breakfast Room, the second-floor Chambers and the Billiard Room as well as the Servant's Quarters. Participants will see a whole-house exhibit of late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century folk art. With its spiral staircase, marble floors, and oval rooms, the elegantly furnished mansion has been called "the Monticello of the North" and architectural historians consider it to be the most significant Federal period mansion in New England. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from ndeboer
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This was a very intimate setting for the chamber ensemble that we listened to. The music was fantastic and the acoustics wonderful. I loved the smell of the old, oak boards in the carriage house. I will definitely be returning to this venue for future musical events!
Wednesday, July 17, 2013: Cochran-Wrenn Duo
The Cochran-Wrenn Duo presents diverse and engaging programs from the vast repertoire for flute and guitar. From Bach to the Tango as well as the players' original compositions and arrangements, this ensemble strives not only to entertain, but also to challenge the musical expectations of their audience. Through their diligence and thoughtful programming, the Cochran-Wrenn duo maintains high standards of excellence with each new performance.
Wednesday, July 24, 2013: Canzonare (voice, flute and keyboard)
Musique Pour le Dauphin - French baroque music from the first decade and a half of the 18th century. Their programs have being lauded for their "taste and ingenuity" (Boston Musical Intelligencer), their playing as "seamless" (American Recorder) and "interplay ... hard to resist" (Boston Musical Intelligencer), and their concerts "animated" by "sheer warmth and creative spirit" (Boston Musical Intelligencer) and "stimulating [of] the palate and the conversation" (American Recorder).
Wednesday, July 31, 2013: Katie McNally and Eric McDonald
Fiddler Katie McNally and guitarist Eric McDonald offer an evening of traditional music from Scotland. Katie McNally and Eric McDonald seek to functionally push the envelope of traditional music, using original music and modern sensibility to add new color to the familiar style of tunes that have been passed down for generations. While based heavily in the Scottish tradition, their music is infused with influences from two diverse and educated musical backgrounds, where carefully arranged traditional pieces seamlessly give way to original compositions.