Christiansen & Winkley 4-Hand Piano Duets

Friday September 27, 2019 at 7:30 pm

First Church will celebrate its newly rebuilt Steinway piano in a concert of 4-hand piano performed by highly acclaimed pianist and organist Heinrich Christiansen and Robert Winkley.

Christiansen  and Winkley will perform 4-hand piano duets including the Dolly Suite by Gabriel Fauré, Fantasy in f minor by Franz Schubert, Ma Mère l’Oye (Mother Goose) by Maurice Ravel and several compositions by Gyorgy Ligeti.

John Muratore, Classical Guitar

Saturday November 9th, 2019 7:30 pm

Highly acclaimed classical guitarist John Muratore will perform a solo concert at First Church and Parish Dedham on Saturday November 9th, 2018 at 7:30 pm in the Meeting House. There will be a reception with Mr. Muratore immediately following the concert in the Dining Room.

The Boston Musical Intelligencer recently said Muratore is surely one of greater Bostons most gifted guitar virtuosos, and his broad range of repertoire is one of his most valuable attributes. Mr. Muratore regularly performs as a solo recitalist, concerto soloist and chamber musician extensively throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Russia.

Thoreau Piano Trio

Saturday March 14th, 2020 7:30 pm

Three acclaimed concert artists  violinist Susan Jensen, cellist Darry Dolezal and pianist Paul Jacobs  formed the Thoreau Piano Trio during a philosophical backstage conversation at a music festival in Vermont. Named after philosopher and naturalist Henry David Thoreau, the Boston-based Thoreau Piano Trio has appeared in festivals and concerts throughout the US, and in historic New England venues. Their performances are described as passionate, imaginative, eloquent and powerful. In the spirit of Thoreaus directive to live deep and suck all the marrow of life, the Thoreau Piano Trio seeks to cut through tradition and preconception to find the essence of each masterwork, interpreting each on its own terms

"There is No Plan(et) B"

Friday May 8th, 2020 7:30 pm

This program celebrates the earth, raising awareness of the urgent need to save our planet. Featuring music from a variety of composers and poets including including nature-lover Emily Dickinson, the program illustrates humanity’s essential and timeless connection to Mother Earth.