Surry Arts at the Barn Features Folk, Opera, American Heritage Music, Jazz and Classical
Surry -Surry Arts at the Barn (SATB) will feature pianist Annemieke McLane and her husband accordionist Jeremiah at 4 p.m. Sunday, August 13. The Vermont-based duo will perform folk-inspired classical music. Their repertoire includes Astor Piazzolla, Edward Gieg, and Anton Dvorak as well as the McLanes’ original compositions.
A one-act opera for solo soprano by Francis Poulenc called “La Voix Humaine” will be presented at 7 p.m. Monday, August 14. Soprano Lily Arbisser will perform the solo. In addition she will be accompanied by pianist Jason Wirth on works by Chopin, Tchaikovsky, and others.
At 7 p.m. Wednesday, August 16 acoustic septet Upstate Rubdown will play music highlighting America’s heritage. The New York based group consists of Harry D’Agostino, on upright bass; Ryan Chappell, on mandolin; Dean Mahoney, on cajon; and Christian Joao, on flute and alto/baritone saxophone. Mary Kenney, Melanie Glenn, and Allison Olender provide vocals.
Portland Folk singers and songwriter Ashley Storrow and Putnam Smith return to the Barn at 7 p.m. Friday, August 18. Storrow has been ranked #2 on Reverbnation’s folk music chart. She released a CD “The Bear and the Bird” in 2016. Smith writes music which tells stories, and performs on guitar, mandolin, banjo and piano.
John Gallagher and Friends will take the stage at 7 p.m. Saturday, August 19. The group consists of well-known Maine jazz bassist
John Gallagher; Scott Cleveland, on piano; and Ann Delaney providing vocals.
At 3 p.m. Sunday, August 20 The Silver Duo will provide an afternoon of classical music. University of Maine professors Noreen Silver, on cello, and her husband Phillip, on piano have performed internationally and are renowned for their chamber music recitals.
Tickets are $15 per event and can be purchased at the door or online at satb-surry.com.
SATB is a performing arts center located in a 100-year-old barn at 8 Cross Road, Surry. It showcases culturally-diverse entertainment.
Refreshments are available. For more information call 207-667-1308 or visit the website.