Art of the Recital - Masterpieces of the Violin Repertoire

Sunday  21 May  2017  3:00 PM    Sunday  21 May  2017 5:00 PM
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From the most passionate and expressive sonatas, to dazzlingly virtuosic showpieces, to intimate and lyrical salon pieces written for simple pleasure – "The Art of the Recital" concert series presents a wide range of experiences to audiences, all celebrating the wide artistic potential of the violin.
The monumental Strauss Sonata is the featured work on this ambitious program. Considered one of most technically demanding pieces ever written, it is also powerful artistic work - from youthful optimism to overpowering waves of passion, the sonata takes performer and audience alike on a dazziling journey!
Arvo Paert's "Fratres," opening the program, is a unique, contemporary work. Audiences who do not know Paert's writing may discover a new favorite. "Fratres" is perfect for a live recital experience, as it showcases the huge range of sounds and sound colors possible with a violin and piano.
Join us this May for the full program!
Arvo Paert Fratres
Brahms G Major Sonata
Ysaye Solo Sonata No 1
Strauss Sonata
Violinist Joshua Peckins and pianist Eliko Akahori perform these masterpieces live, in intimate recital venues throughout greater Boston. For other dates/venues, please visit:
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What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
The Topsfield Congregational Church is located at the intersection of Main St and Washington St (Rt 97), by the Topsfield Common. The address given (9 East Common St) referrs to the church office, across the street. The concert will be at the church itself, which you will easilly see in the center of the Topsfield Common. Free parking is available. For more information, please visit the church’s website:

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Please print your ticket or bring an "e-ticket" on your smartphone. Admission requires proof of purchase.

Will tickets be available at the door?
Pending availability, tickets will be available at the door. Cash only, please.
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
One ticket admits one person to the concert. You can freely purchase tickets for others or give your ticket away.

What can/can't I bring to the event?
Recording equipment of any kind is prohibited.
What is the refund policy?
All sales are final. If you can no longer attend the concert, please consider giving your ticket to a friend! In the unlikely event that the concert is cancelled, a refund will be given. Thank you for your understanding.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
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Congregational Church of Topsfield
9 East Common St, Topsfield, 1983, US, MA
Congregational Church of Topsfield
9 East Common St, Topsfield, 1983, US, MA