3:00 PM15:00

Faire is the Heaven

Voce explores the timeless beauty of works old and new, combining the exquisite “Mid-Winter Songs” of Morten Lauridsen with sounds of eras past, including the concert’s namesake, “Faire is the Heaven” by William Henry Harris. Be transported through the splendor of the choral arts from age to age. 

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1:00 PM13:00

Folk song Favorites

Dana Kephart, mezzo-soprano, accompanied by the Arraes-Moyer Duo will perform music that is native to the United States and United Kingdom. The program includes arrangements by Britten, Copland, Clarke, Vaughn Williams, and Gershwin/Heifetz.

This recital is presented as part of Simsbury Public Library's "Classical Music in the Afternoon" series highlighting Hartt Community Division faculty. 

In the Program room (150) at the Simsbury Public Library. Free admission!

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4:00 PM16:00

CONCORA: A Song Recital for Mother's Day

Celebrate Mother’s Day with CONCORA’s singers as they present a bouquet of solo songs in an intimate recital setting. Enjoy music of various periods and genres about mothers and motherhood, a mother’s love, lullabies and cradle songs, and perhaps even some motherly advice! All proceeds benefit CONCORA’s artistic programming

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to Jan 22

Juditha Triumphans

  • Pickman Hall at the Longy School of Music (map)
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Saturday, 1/21/2016 at 8:00 and Sunday, 1/22/2016 at 3:00

Eudaimonia, a Purposeful Period Band and the Longy School of Music Early Music Department team up to present Vivaldi's oratorio "Juditha Triumphans." Dana will sing the role of Holofernes.


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7:00 PM19:00

Love, thou art best

  • The Concert Hall at Drew University (map)
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Rachel Schachter, soprano and Dana Kephart, mezzo-soprano present a recital of early music, including representative composers from the Medieval through Baroque periods.

Accompanied by Alex Johnson, harpsichord and Cat Slowik, gamba


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to Apr 10

Musical Cross-Polinators

Works by Handel, Porpora, Roman, and their contemporaries in 18th-century London

Performed on period instruments: Dana Kephart, mezzo-soprano*Catherine Slowik, viola da gamba*Emily Hale, baroque violin*Stephen Gamboa-Diaz, harpsichord

Saturday, April 9th at 1:00pm, Berkman Recital Hall at the Hartt School, 200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT 

Sunday, April 10th at 1:00pm, St. John's Episcopal Church, 679 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford, CT

Admission by donation

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7:30 PM19:30

On Women's Life and Love

A recital by Carley DeFranco, soprano, Dana Kephart, mezzo-soprano, and Joe Turbessi, pianist

An exploration of love, relationships, family life, and heartbreak. Featuring Schumann's complete Frauenliebe und -leben, selections by 20th-century American composers, and more.

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to Dec 11


Sunday, December 6th at 3:00 pm

Friday, December 11th at 8:00 pm

Mezzo-soprano soloist with the Farmington Valley Chorale's on their Winter concerts, featuring "four settings of the Canticle of Mary by Vivaldi, Mozart, Rutter and Stanford - and traditional songs of the season." Directed by Ellen Gilson Voth and accompanied by Frank Zilinyi

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2:00 PM14:00

Graduate Recital

Free and open to the public. No tickets required. 

Also to be live-streamed at

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Graduate recital for the Master of Music degree in Early Music.

This program will present an exploration of the mythological Dido character's emotional journey throughout her encounter with Aeneas. Quotes from literature such as Virgil's "Aeneid" and Purcell/Tate's "Dido and Aeneas" will be used to narrate, as works by Strozzi, Francesco degli Organi (aka Landini), Handel, Dowland and Campra convey the sentiment of each phase of this legendary tale.

The program will be assisted by:

Weronika Balewski, baroque flute -- Christien Beeuwkes, vielle -- Thomas Bowers, harpsichord -- Yi-Li Chang, harpsichord and baroque violin -- Doug Freundlich, lute -- Menglin Gao, theorbo -- Elijah Hopkin, tenor -- David Hunt, viola da gamba -- Laurie Monahan, mezzo-soprano -- Oliver Weston, baroque cello




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