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June 2018

War and Peace

June 22 @ 8:00 pm
The Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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$36

Attacca Quartet | Stephen Prutsman, piano | Danny Koo, violin Pre-Concert Talk, 7 PM Each composer in this program brought a new perspective to the music in his generation. Steve Reich’s Different Trains, performed by the Attacca Quartet, and is presented with a video by Beatriz Caravaggio that builds on a montage of wartime images. His inspiration for the piece was contrasting his own fond memories riding trains as a child juxtaposed with the memories of Holocaust victims riding trains to the…

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Rockport Farmers Market 6/23/18

June 23 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rockport Farmers Market

The opening Rockport Farmers Market of the 2018 summer season kicks off on Saturday, June 23th from 9am to 1pm. Local farmers will be on hand offering plenty of fresh produce, the first bounty of the season. Arrowhead Family Farm and Rockport’s own Seaview Farm will be offering locally-raised meats, ranging from sausage to bacon to beef. Market-goers will enjoy fresh bread with a special focus on the regional favorite: anadama bread. Jams, jellies, pickles, freshly-roasted coffee, and specialty tea…

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Bach and Forth – Stephen Prutsman, Piano

June 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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$29

Described as one of the most innovative musicians of his time, Prutsman moves easily from classical to jazz to world music styles.  He continues to explore and seek common ground and relationships in the music of all cultures and languages. His Bach and Forth program is a global survey of classical, jazz and world music from the 1500s to present day interspersed with selections from Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier Book II as well as works from Wagner, Debussy, Charlie Parker and much…

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Jazz Brunch Featuring Guitarist Harry Wagg

June 24 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Feather & Wedge, 5 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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Feather & Wedge invites you to join them Sunday, June 24, 10:30 to 2:30 for a Jazz Brunch featuring Ipswich-based jazz guitarist Harry Wagg. Harry will be performing a variety of traditional jazz, contemporary classics and original tunes, all arranged for solo guitar. Reservations suggested! 978.999.5917

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Chappaquiddick Tragedy: Kennedy’s Second Passenger Revealed

June 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Rockport Public Library, 17 School Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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Free

On July 18, 1969, Ted Kennedy drove his Oldsmobile 88 off Dike Bridge and into Poucha Pond in Chappaquiddick, Massachusetts, after a night of partying in nearby Edgartown. Kennedy was unharmed and returned to Edgartown as if nothing had happened. His cousin Joe Gargan was reportedly willing to take the rap for the wreck, but he was not going to be held responsible for a death! In the morning, a body was discovered in the back seat of the sunken…

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Handel Love Duets

June 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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$45

This concert features baroque chamber orchestra music by Purcell, Vivaldi and CPE Bach in the first half, led by violinist Adrian Butterfield, and Love Duets by Handel in the second half. The Love Duets are performed by Grammy Award winner Suzie Leblanc and internationally acclaimed countertenor Daniel Taylor from their critically-acclaimed CD Handel: Love Duets.

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St. Peter’s Fiesta (Gloucester)

June 27 - July 1
St. Peter's Fiesta

June 27-July 1, 2018 St. Peter’s Fiesta St. Peter’s Square, Gloucester In June Gloucester celebrates the patron saint of fishermen, St. Peter. Music is played every evening and on Sunday morning there is an open-air mass. Sunday afternoon is the blessing of the fishing fleet. A small carnival creates a festive experience. Sporting events are held each day, including the Greasy Pole and Seine Boat Races. This is a long-standing Gloucester tradition not to be missed- 91 years old!

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First Light Farm En Rosé – Wine Tasting Dinner

June 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Feather & Wedge, 5 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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Feather & Wedge invites you to enjoy "First Light Farm En Rosé," an early summer wine tasting dinner featuring four rosé wines from four countries paired with a four course dinner. Chelsea Bell, sommelier from the Urban Grape in South Boston, will lead guests through the tastings and an unforgettable evening. View the evening’s special menu here.                                                  Prix Fixe…

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Rosé Wine Dinner

June 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Feather & Wedge, 5 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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Join Feather & Wedge for summer’s first wine tasting dinner, First Light Farm La Vie En Rosé. Thursday, Enjoy four courses paired with four Rosé wines from four countries.  Expert sommelier, Chelsea Bell from the Urban Grape in South Boston, will lead guests through the tastings and bring your taste buds on an unforgettable journey. Prix Fixe $75 per person, plus tax & gratuity. Reservations Required. Call 978.999.5917.

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Beethoven Sonatas

June 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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$38

JAMES EHNES, violin | ANDREW ARMSTRONG, piano Pre-Concert Talk, 7 PM Program: Violin Sonata No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 12 Violin Sonata No. 5 in F major, Op. 24 “Spring” Violin Sonata No. 8 in G major, Op. 30 Violin Sonata No. 10 in G major, Op. 96  

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