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Yellow Barn concerts set to stream

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PUTNEY—Yellow Barn’s season of concert streams continues this week on Thursday, July 30 and Saturday, Aug. 1, at 7:30 p.m., with respective international rebroadcasts on Friday and Sunday at 2 p.m.

This week’s Thursday program includes performances for narrator and instrumentalists, including “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” and “Ferdinand,” alongside works for percussion “Gone, dog. Gone!” (based on the Philip D. Eastman book Go, Dog, Go!) and “The Lonelyness of Santa Claus” [sic].

Performing are sopranos Elaine Daiber and Lucy Fitz Gibbon, violinists Curtis Macomber and Alice Ivy-Pemberton, and percussionists Eduardo Leandro and Ayano Kataoka. Soprano Lucy Shelton returns for another John Cage Song performance.

In addition to the Big Barn, Yellow Barn Music Haul provides a stage for this indoor-outdoor performance.

On Saturday night and Sunday afternoon, Yellow Barn presents a concert of “doubles,” including J.S. Bach’s Violin Partita No. 1 in B Minor, Philippe Manoury’s “Le livre des Claviers II” for two marimbas, Liza Lim’s “Inguz (Fertility)” for clarinet and cello, Matthew Aucoin’s “Dual,” George Aperghis’ “Récitation,” for female voice.

Two John Cage songs round out the program, one performed from across the Atlantic by two beloved Yellow Barn musicians, Anthony Marwood and Walter van Dyk.

Performing in person are Lucy Shelton and Elaine Daiber, sopranos; Yasmina Spiegelberg, clarinet; Coleman Itzkoff, cello; Lizzie Burns, double bass; Ayano Kataoka and Eduardo Leandro, marimbas; and Alice Ivy-Pemberton and Adelya Nartadjieva, violins.

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Originally published in The Commons issue #572 (Wednesday, July 29, 2020). This story appeared on page A8.

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