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Amherst's Memorial Day Observance – May 26, 6PM

The Amherst Memorial Day Committee invites you to participate in our Amherst Memorial Day Sunset Village Parade and Observance.

NCO June 3-4 Concerts

“Songs and Dances” is the title of the spring concert presented by the Nashua Chamber Orchestra, June 3rd at Nashua Community College and June 4th at Milford Town Hall.

Nashua Chamber Orchestra June 3-4 Concerts

 

NASHUA – “Songs and Dances” is the title of the spring concert presented by the Nashua Chamber Orchestra, music director David Feltner. Soloist Egle Jarkova will be featured in the Brahms Violin Concerto. The program also includes the evocative Lithuanian Dances by Boston area composer Adrienne Elisha, and the Symphony No. 74 by Haydn. There will be two performances: SATURDAY, JUNE 3rd at 7:30 PM; Judd Gregg Hall, Nashua Community College, 505 Amherst St.; SUNDAY, JUNE 4th at 7:30 PM; Milford Town Hall, 1 Union Square on the Milford Oval. Tickets can be purchased at the door, or in advance at Darrell’s Music Hall in Nashua, and the Toadstool Bookstore in Lorden Plaza, Milford, or on line at the web site: www.nco-music.org Prices are $18 adult, $15 senior, and $8 student; children under 12, free. Each concert is followed by a reception where audience members can mingle with the musicians. For more information, check the web site or phone Jackie at 582-5211.

Lithuanian-born violinist Egle Jarkova is the winner of several prestigious national and international competitions. She has performed widely throughout Europe, in Carnegie Hall, and the greater Boston area. Ms. Jarkova holds a Bachelors degree and Graduate Performance Diploma from Boston Conservatory, and a Masters degree from Boston University. She is on the violin faculty at the Brookline Music School, and is the founder of the International Summer Music Festival Vivace Vilnius, in Lithuania.

Adrienne Elisha is a gifted composer and violist. She has received numerous grants and commissions. Her works have been featured on national and international stages at numerous concerts and music festivals. Her Lithuanian Dances (2009) were commissioned by the NCO under a grant from the Zylonis Trust Fund. Ms. Elisha says: “It was my intent to create a work which celebrates traditional Lithuanian folk songs and dances in a concert piece.” In a glorious mastery of sonic painting, Ms. Elisha uses an artist’s palette of instrumental timbres to create a canvas of vivid  colors, conjuring images of Lithuanian culture embedded in picturesque landscapes.

 

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