Called “spellbinding” (The Boston Globe) and “beyond category” (Downbeat), Aardvark performs An American Christmas: Ellington/Strayhorn Nutcracker Suite, spirituals and carols, Mark Harvey’s Bethlehem Counterpoint.
Acclaimed flutist Peter H. Bloom and Friends perform world premieres of works by Bloom and Stephen Stanziano Nov 21, 2014 at 8:00 pm, Church of the Advent, 30 Brimmer St, Boston MA 02108. Information: 617 776 8778 or email@example.com
The internationally acclaimed Ensemble Chaconne (Peter H. Bloom-Renaissance flute; Carol Lewis-viola da gamba; Olav Chris Henriksen-Renaissance lute) & mezzo-soprano Pamela Dellal perform Music of Shakespeare’s Plays November 2014, multiple venues.
Grammy-nominated mezzo-soprano D’Anna Fortunato (“affecting, superb” -The New York Times) will perform with the esteemed Ensemble Aubade (Peter H. Bloom, flute; Francis Grimes, viola; Mary Jane Rupert, harp) Greenough House, Jamaica Plain, MA.
Famed Aardvark Jazz Orchestra performs Nov 1 at 8 PM, MIT’s Killian Hall, Cambridge, MA. Election-year music by director Mark Harvey includes De-Evolution Blues and Keepin' On, from the band's new CD Impressions (Leo). Free. 617 452 3205.
The noted trio Ensemble Aubade (Peter H. Bloom, flute; Francis Grimes, viola; Mary Jane Rupert, harp) will perform the magnificent Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp by Claude Debussy, plus music by Ravel, Ladislas de Rohozinski, and Thea Musgrave.
The stellar Aardvark Jazz Trio (Peter H. Bloom, flute; Phil Scarff, saxophones; Tim Ray piano) will perform up-tempo jazz standards, Birthday in the Bricks Festival, Saturday September 20 at 1:30 pm, Broad St Park, Claremont NH. 1-802-738-0022.
The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra, one of the longest running large jazz ensembles in the world, opens its 42nd season at Scullers Jazz Club Boston Oct 2 at 8 pm, celebrating the release of the band’s 12th CD, Impressions (Leo Records). 617-562-4111.
The James Pappoutsakis Flute Competition presents Adrian Sanborn, winner of the 34th annual contest, in recital Sunday, Sept 7, 2014 at 3:00 pm, Jordan Hall, Boston. Music by Copland, Debussy, Hindemith, Lowell Libermann. Free. 617-461-3994.
The virtuosic and versatile duo of Peter H. Bloom flute/Mark Leighton guitar will perform at Maine venues in August, featuring chamber music by Schubert, Giuliani, and Villa-Lobos, and up-tempo tunes by Ellington, Gershwin, Harold Arlen, others.