Soprano Sari Gruber and pianist Cameron Stowe will present a recital of songs at the third LiveARTS concert of the 2016–2017 season. The concert will be held on Sunday, January 29 at 3:30 p.m. at the meetinghouse of the First Universalist Society, 262 Chestnut Street, Franklin. Ms. Gruber and Mr. Stowe will perform music by Franz Schubert, Manuel de Falla, Samuel Barber, Charles Ives, William Bolcom, and others. The concert venue is completely handicapped accessible. Tickets, available at the door, are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, $10 for students, and free for children under 12. Doors open at 3 p.m. Seating is open.
American soprano Sari Gruber was born in Boston, but grew up in Germany until she was about 9, when she returned to the United States. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Yale University and a Master of Music in Voice from the Julliard School. Her love of recital brought her to study song literature at both the Tanglewood Music Center and the Ravinia Festival’s Steans Institute. At home in vocal repertoire from opera, songs, oratorio, and the symphonic literature, Sari Gruber has performed in all these capacities around the world.
Pianist Cameron Stowe earned his Bachelor’s degree from Oberlin College Conservatory and a Master’s degree from the Peabody Conservatory (Johns Hopkins). He has appeared in concert venues and music festivals in the Far East, Europe, South America, and throughout the United States and Canada, playing with some of most prominent concert singers and of his generation. Since 2008, Stowe has served as Chair of the Collaborative Piano department at New England Conservatory and as a faculty member at The Julliard School. He has given masterclasses for singers and pianists throughout the United States and abroad.
The final concert of the2016-2017 LiveARTS concert season will be held on April 23, 2017 and will feature a musical trio of Bruce Creditor, clarinet, Donald Krishnswami, viola, and Lorena Tecu, piano.
For more information, call 774-571-5798.