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Arts Preview: February 8-14, 2017

MIDDLEBURYGrace Kelly jazzGrace Kelly wrote her first song at 7 years old, recorded her first CD at 12, orchestrated and performed her original composition with the Boston Pops Orchestra at…

ARTS PREVIEW: February 1-7, 2018

RUTLANDSondheim’s ‘Follies’Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical “Follies,” staged for the first time by the National Theatre of Great Britain, will be broadcast as an encore screening at the Paramount Theatre at…

Arts Preview: January 25-31, 2018

BELLOWS FALLSEmerald Rae in concertThe Boston Globe wrote of Emerald Rae, “her fiddling is spot-on yet elegantly earthy.” Steeped in the traditional music of the Celtic countries, Cape Breton, and…

‘Legacy’ and ‘Lux Aeterna’: VSO and VSO Chorus pay tribute to Robert De Cormier

Jim Lowe THE LOWE DOWN When the Vermont Symphony Orchestra planned its tribute to Robert De Cormier, the founding director of the VSO Chorus who died in November, in addition…

ARTS PREVIEW: January 18-24, 2018

BRANDONDeb BrissonAt 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, Brandon Music will welcome back Deb Brisson and the Hay Burners. Led by Brisson’s powerful, expressive vocals, this group of veteran Addison County…

Arts Preview: January 11-17, 2018

BRATTLEBOROIn Stile ModernoIn Stile Moderno will perform its first concert of 2018, “How Sweet the Torment: Madrigals of Monteverdi and his Contemporaries,” at 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21, at the…

Taconic Music is about community

By JIM LOWE The Lowe Down On New Year’s Eve afternoon, I attended a holiday concert in Manchester. My first impression was that the program was a bit under-rehearsed, with…

Robert De Cormier 1922-2017: An invitation to celebrate the life and music of Vermont’s choral director

By Jim Lowe Staff Writer When Robert De Cormier was asked the high point of his 20 years directing the Vermont Symphony Orchestra Chorus, he remembered the 2006 performance of…

Arts Preview: January 4-10, 2018

RUTLAND‘Obsession’Paramount Theatre presents “Live in HD from the National Theatre: ‘Obsession’,” starring Jude Law and directed by Ivo van Hove, in an encore broadcast, at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 7….

Arts Preview: December 28, 2017 – January 3, 2018

RUTLANDArnowitt on CoplandPianist Michael Arnowitt will present the music of Aaron Copland in a lecture-performance at Trinity Church, 85 West St., at 7 p.m. Jan. 10. “Aaron Copland’s America” is…