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River Spirits: An abstract fable

April 13-19, 2020

In August of 2018, sopranos Mary Bonhag, Susan Botti, and Lucy Shelton gathered in Yellow Barn’s artist studios and began developing River Spirits, a new work and abstract fable by Ms. Botti. They now return with an ensemble of players from the Folger and 21st Century Consorts, and from Yellow Barn, to focus on the work’s musical foundation, and to begin conversations with set designer Leslie Taylor, as they consider its intended multi-media environment. Free admission More

Residency Concert

Sunday, April 19 | 1:00pm
Next Stage, Putney, VT

Ultrafizz: Since 1500

March 9-13 & May 11-16, 2020

Ultrafizz (Lucy Dhegrae, mezzo-soprano, and Nathaniel LaNasa, piano) comes to Yellow Barn to develop and premiere Since 1500, a musical program that connects the Medieval period to our own time through sonic, textural, and thematic elements. A cornerstone of this program will be a new work by Esin Gündüz that transforms Medieval alchemy into sound. It will receive its premiere in this artist residency performance. Free admission More

Residency Concert

Saturday, May 16 | 7:30pm
Next Stage, Putney, VT

2020 Summer Season

Yellow Barn Festival Concerts July 10 - August 8
Composer in Residence, James MacMillan August 2 - August 8
Special Event: The Other Mozart June 26
Masterclasses:
July 11 Gilbert Kalish, piano
July 18 Donald Weilerstein, violin
July 20 Kim Kashkashian, viola
July 25 Laurence Lesser, cello
Young Artists Program Concerts June 22 & 24 | July 2 & 3

Watch this brief documentary about Yellow Barn and Composer in Residence Jörg Widmann. More videos