Sarasa Ensemble presents ‘Points of Transition’ at BMC

BRATTLEBORO — For the opening of the BMC's 2021–22 Season Guest Series, the Sarasa Ensemble presents “Points of Transition” in a concert at the Brattleboro Music Center on Friday, Sept. 17, at 7:30 p.m.

Traveling through the many points of transition in music, the concert will feature the transformative energy of Arvo Pärt, Boccherini, Pohle, and Beethoven, encompassing works from the 17th to 20th centuries.

Performers will include violinists Christina Day Martinson and Jesse Irons, violists Jessica Troy and Jenny Stirling, and cellists Timothy Merton and Jennifer Morsches. The program features Arvo Pärt's Summa for strings, Luigi Boccherini's String Quintet Op. 42 No. 4 in G minor, G351, and David Pohle's Sonata à 5 in C major (1671). Beethoven's String Quintet in C major, Op. 29 (“Der Sturm”) will close the program.

Tickets are $20 ($10 for students; free for those under age 12).

For more information, contact the BMC at 802-257-4523 or [email protected]. Proof of vaccination or negative results of a COVID-19 PCR test within 72 hours is required for admittance to events at the Brattleboro Music Center, where masks must be worn at all times.

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