Aston Magna: The Birth of the String Quartet

Castello, Caldara, Purcell, Telemann, Richter, Mozart, and Haydn

Saturday July 6 | 6:00 p.m. | PURCHASE TICKETS: HERE

Daniel Stepner and Julie Leven, violins
Jason Fisher, viola; Jacques Lee Wood, cello

Tickets $40 in advance, $45 at the door. Pre-concert talk 45 minutes before program.

Concert followed by “Meet the Artists” wine and cheese reception.


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Aston Magna: Music in the Age of Peter Paul Rubens

With Projections of Rubens’ Paintings

Saturday July 13 | 6:00 p.m. | PURCHASE TICKETS: HERE

Music from Holland, Italy, England, and Spain
By Caccini, Frescobaldi, Marin, Arañes, and others

Daniel Stepner and Danielle Maddon, baroque violin
Richard Savino, guitar and theorbo; Catherine Liddell, guitar and theorbo;
Laura Jeppesen, viola da gamba
Jennifer Kampani, soprano; Deborah Rentz-Moore, mezzo-soprano

Tickets $40 in advance, $45 at the door. Pre-concert talk 45 minutes before program.

Concert followed by “Meet the Artists” wine and cheese reception.


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Aston Magna: The World of Henry Purcell

The Seasons, Squabbling Couples, Sleep Aids, Comical Duos, Vocal Quartets, and Trio Sonatas

Saturday July 20 | 6:00 p.m. | PURCHASE TICKETS: HERE

Daniel Stepner and Julie Leven, baroque violins
Laura Jeppesen, viola da gamba; Catherine Liddell, theorbo; Michael Sponseller, harpsichord
Kristen Watson, soprano; Deborah Rentz Moore, mezzo-soprano Jason McStoots, tenor; David McFerrin; baritone

Tickets $40 in advance, $45 at the door. Pre-concert talk 45 minutes before program.

Concert followed by “Meet the Artists” wine and cheese reception.


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Aston Magna: Bach, Pachelbel, and Villa Lobos

Saturday July 27 | 6:00 p.m. | PURCHASE TICKETS: HERE

J.S. Bach:
Brandenburg Concerto No. 4, BWV 1049
Cantata for Soprano: “Non sa che sia dolore,” BWV 209
Pachelbel’s Canon and Gigue
Villa Lobos’ Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5

Daniel Stepner, Edson Scheid and Danielle Maddon, baroque violins
Christopher Krueger, baroque flute and recorder; Laura Jeppesen, baroque viola;
Loretta O’Sullivan, baroque cello; Peter Sykes, harpsichord

Tickets $40 in advance, $45 at the door. Pre-concert talk 45 minutes before program.

Concert followed by “Meet the Artists” wine and cheese reception.


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Aston Magna: Schubert and Beethoven

Saturday Aug 3 | 6:00 p.m. | PURCHASE TICKETS: HERE

Schubert’s “Die schöne Müllerin”
Beethoven Horn Sonata Op. 17
Schubert’s “Auf dem Strom”

Frank Kelley, tenor; Joshua Rifkin, fortepiano
Todd Williams, natural horn

Tickets $40 in advance, $45 at the door. Pre-concert talk 45 minutes before program.

Concert followed by “Meet the Artists” wine and cheese reception.


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Rebels with a Cause: A Provocative Lecture Series
The Great Barrington Historical Society and Saint James Place Saturday Afternoon Lecture Series

Saturday October 5 | 2:00 p.m.

Shay’s Rebellion in the Berkshires: Enduring Legacies & Questions


For tickets and sponsorship opportunities, please call 413-591-8702. Tickets may be purchased at the door for $20 or on www.gbhistory.org (please indicate series or specific lectures). Programs include lecture, tour of Saint James Place, and refreshments. Free parking available at Berkshire Community College South. Seating is limited.

To reserve seats ($20 per lecture), mail your check, payable to Great Barrington Historical Society with “Rebels with a Cause” and the specific lecture(s) you would like attend in the memo line to:

Great Barrington Historical Society
P.O. Box 1106
Great Barrington, MA 01230


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Rebels with a Cause: A Provocative Lecture Series
The Great Barrington Historical Society and Saint James Place Saturday Afternoon Lecture Series

Saturday November 2 | 2:00 p.m.

Laura Secord: Rebel for the Wrong Cause?


For tickets and sponsorship opportunities, please call 413-591-8702. Tickets may be purchased at the door for $20 or on www.gbhistory.org (please indicate series or specific lectures). Programs include lecture, tour of Saint James Place, and refreshments. Free parking available at Berkshire Community College South. Seating is limited.

To reserve seats ($20 per lecture), mail your check, payable to Great Barrington Historical Society with “Rebels with a Cause” and the specific lecture(s) you would like attend in the memo line to:

Great Barrington Historical Society
P.O. Box 1106
Great Barrington, MA 01230


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