Introducing Cellist Francisco Vila

Ashuelot Concerts is delighted that Ecuadorian Cellist Francisco Vila will be joining us at the beginning of June for our program of Beethoven & Shostakovich Piano Trios. Francisco is Professor of Cello at Longy School of Music of Bard College in Boston and will be traveling from his home in San Diego to join us […]

A Mother’s Superpower.

I am currently reading a fascinating book that has left me completely inspired. It is called ‘The Artist and the Woman’ and tells the tale of the life and work of Clara Schumann. Before I began reading this book, I’m ashamed to say I knew very little about her. I knew that she had composed […]

Introducing Guy Johnston

During March 2022 we are delighted to be welcoming British cellist Guy Johnston to New Hampshire for two concerts at Stonewall Farm in Keene, and at the D.L.Moody Auditorium in Northfield MA. Guy Johnston is one of the most exciting British cellists of his generation. His early successes included winning the BBC Young Musician of […]

To Be or Not To Be…

We probably all share a similar memory of being on a long car journey and asking ‘Are we nearly there yet?’ Now, with my own small children, it is certainly a frequent occurrence! These days I seem to hover over this question a lot. Are we nearly there yet? Are we ever going to get […]

Back in the Saddle

It’s safe to say that this last year has pushed buttons and boundaries in me that have taken my life in new directions that I didn’t necessarily want to go in. My emotions have been pushed and pulled in just about every way; from protecting my children in this ever changing world, to having to […]

Introducing Jackie Lyon – Our New Board President.

Where does your interest in classical music come from? My interest in classical music was really inspired by my parents who took me to classical concerts starting at an age of around 7-8.  Throughout my secondary education in Providence, RI, I attended with my parents a regular subscription concert series of the Providence Symphony Orchestra […]