Although the first published use of the term ″Gospel Song" appeared in the 1870s, gospel music in the United States can be traced back to the early 17th century. With African-American slaves working in the field daily, a call and response form arose and it was passed along through generations as an oral tradition. Cancelled!
Romanian violinist Irini Muresanu has won the hearts of audiences and critics alike with her exciting, elegant and heartfelt performances of the classic, romantic and modern repertoire. The Los Angeles Times has written that her “musical luster, melting lyricism and colorful conception made Irina Muresanu’s performance especially admirable.” Joining cellist Karen Ouzounian and pianist Donald Enos for a piano trio, this performance is giving in collaboration with the Meeting House Chamber Music Festival. SOLD OUT!!
Make your Mother’s Day a special pleasure by attending a recital by phenomenal classical and jazz pianist Frederick Moyer, who always plays classical music in unique ways. During over thirty years as a full-time concert pianist, Frederick Moyer has established a vital musical career that has taken him to forty-three countries and to such far-flung venues as Suntory Hall in Tokyo, Sydney Opera House, Windsor Castle, Carnegie Recital Hall, Tanglewood, and the Kennedy Center. Register on-line or call Jennifer at 508-495-1878, ext. 2
Holidays at Highfield runs from November 29 - December 8, 12:00 - 4:00 pm daily. The Highfield Hall & Gardens holiday event kicks off on November 29th with an O gauge model train room sponsored by the South Shore Hi-Railers Club, featuring Lionel, MTH, K-Line electric freight and diesel trains. The trains will be on site through Dec. 1st only. Top decorators and designers showcase their talents in the elegant rooms of Highfield Hall, on view everyday during this event. We also feature an extensive Gift Gallery perfect for holiday shopping with items ranging from fine crafts to hostess gifts. Visitors [...]