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UPDATE October 18, 2021

Violinist Mia Bella D’Augelli* and pianist Eric Peppe will perform Cowell’s Sonata for Violin and Piano

Pianist Sydney Patten and Steve Schiffman on the clarinet will play Schumann’s Fantasiestücke, Op. 73

Mark Braun and Scott Eaton will perform Mozart’s Sonata for two pianos in D, K. 448

* Guest

The Cathedral Church of St. Luke, 143 State Street, Portland, Maine
Suggested donation $15/$10 seniors (students are admitted free of charge)
For more information: 207-318-7465
Proof of vaccination will be required at the door.
Masks must be worn inside the Cathedral.

November 28th Flyer

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UPDATE October 15, 2021

Sunday, October 17th at 3:00 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Eleanor Lehmann, violin, Susanna Adams, viola, and Matthew Nichols, cello, will perform
three movements from Serenade for String Trio, Op. 10 by Ernst von Dohnanyi

Rachel Keller, soprano, and Eric Peppe, piano, will perform songs of love and devotion by Monteverdi, Handel, and Ravel

Pianist Jonathan Prak will play Ballade No. 2 in B minor by Franz Liszt

Michael Bostock* will play Two Songs Without Words by Mendelssohn and four Shostakovich preludes.

* Guest

October 17th Flyer

October 17th Program

UPDATE August 20th, 2021

Sunday, September 19 at 3:00 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Portland Rossini Club Program

  • Cellist, Hugh Judge, will play Prelude, Allemande and Sarabande from Bach’s Cello Suite No. 5 in C minor (BWV 1011)
  • Soprano Elizabeth Harmon, with guest pianist, Michael Braz, will perform five songs from Mussorgsky’s Nursery
  • Pianist John Thorpe will perform Chopin’s Nocturne in E minor (Op. 72, No. 1) and Revolutionary Etude in C minor (Op. 10, No. 12)

September 19th Flyer

September 19th Program

UPDATE July 19th, 2021

The Public Concert Series of the Portland Rossini Club
150th Season Concert
Sunday, August 15th, 2021 at 2 p.m.

We are pleased to announce that the Rossini Club, founded by women 150 years ago, can finally celebrate our sesquicentennial (150th) with music, cake, champagne and without masks or social distancing!

  • Violinists, Eleanor Lehmann and Betsy Hooper, violist Susanna Adams, and cellists John Bennett and Kathy Anderson will play the Allegro movement from Franz Schubert’s Quintet in C Major
  • Guests Jennifer Packard and Iona Hagl will perform folk music
  • Maine Blend will sing standards, 50’s pop, and Beatles
  • Soprano Torrey Gimpel will perform Bel Raggio Lusinghier from Semiramide by Gioachino Antonio Rossini

Date: Sunday, August 15th (rain date, August 16th)
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Parking: Beginning at 1 p.m., parking is available in the lot behind Holy Martyrs Church, 266 Foreside Road, Falmouth. The concert site is a 5 minute walk along Foreside Road to Sydney’s and Bill’s.
Place: 221 Foreside Road, Falmouth, Maine

Tickets: Reservations are recommended and tickets are $15 available online by registering and paying (via PayPal thru the registration form on the Event page) or at the entrance to 221 Foreside Road on the day of the event (please do register so we can count numbers of attendees).

Bring your own chair to sit on the lawn by the ocean (hopefully with ocean breezes). We recommend a hat and/or parasol as well and a bottle of water. There will be piano music on an old player piano by Scott Joplin, a trio and more. After the concert, we will walk back to the Patten’s to celebrate with birthday cake and champagne.

We’ve waited a long time for this moment, but what could be better than live music, an ocean view, cake, champagne and being with people without masks?

August 15th Flyer

August 15th Program

UPDATE April 5th, 2021

The Public Concert Series of the Portland Rossini Club
Celebrating our 150th Season
Sunday, May 16th, 2021 at 3 p.m.

Portland Rossini Club Virtual Program:

Soprano Torrey Gimpel and pianist Eric Peppe will perform songs by Richard Strauss and Giuseppe Verdi

Pianist Diane Walsh will play Claude Debussy’s Images, Book 1

May 16th Flyer

UPDATE March 29, 2021

Sunday, April 11, 2021 at 4 p.m *(please note later time)

Eleanor Lehmann and Michaele Rackliff, violin Susanna Adams, viola, and Mathew Nichols, cello will perform William Grant Still’s Lyric Quartette

Steve Schiffman, clarinet, Seth Blank, horn, and Mark Braun, piano will play Carl Reinecke’s Trio in B flat

April 11th Flyer

April 11th Program

UPDATE March 7, 2021

On Sunday March 21st at 3 p.m. Enjoy the Rossini Club’s virtual concert celebrating popular and folk music from Ireland, Scotland and Wales, and Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 9.

The Public Concert Series of the Portland Rossini Club
Celebrating our 150th Season
Sunday, March 21st, 2021 at 3 p.m

Enjoy a virtual concert celebrating popular and folk music from Ireland, Scotland and Wales, and Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 9.

Soprano Danielle Vayenas, baritone David Goulet, and pianist Kathleen Scott perform favorites such as “Danny Boy” and “How Are Things in Glocca Morra” along with Beethoven’s Folksong Arrangements of Scottish, Irish and Welsh Songs:

  • I dream’d I lay where flowers were springing by Robert Burns
  • Sweet power of song by Joanna Baille
  • They bid me slight my Dermot dear by William Smyth

Also, pianist Eric Peppe will perform Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 9 in E Major, Op. 14, No. 1

March 21st Flyer

March 21st Program

UPDATE February 21st, 2021

Virtual Program
Elizabeth Harmon, soprano, and James Nga, pianist, will perform four Schubert songs

Nan White, flute; Eleanor Lehmann, violin; Anna Pearlman, violin;
Susanna Adams, viola; and Katherine Anderson, cello, performing A Night Piece for Flute and String Quartet by Arthur Foote

Maggie Vishneau, soprano, and Lynn Lennox, piano, will perform selections by Elgar, Quilter, Vaughan Williams, and Rogers

UPDATE January 11, 2021

The Public Concert Series of the Portland Rossini Club’s150th Season kicks off the year with the Richard Roberts Memorial Piano Concert (held virtually) on Sunday, January 24th, 2021 at 3 p.m.

Carol Eaton Elowe performs Brahms Intermezzi, Op. 76, No. 6 and 7, and Op. 116, No.4; Diane Walsh performs selections from Debussy’s Images, Book I; and Mark Rossnagel performs selections from Bach’s Goldberg Variations.