RES.O.NANCE /ˈre-zə-nəns/ Noun: the quality in a sound of being deep, full, and reverberating … a quality of richness or variety.
RESONANCE concerts feature intimate, solo and small ensemble performances, presented by the National Music Festival.
“RESONANCE keeps the energy of our summer National Music Festival going year-round with high-quality performances by nationally known and regional artists,” said Caitlin Patton, NMF executive director. Now in its third season, RESONANCE was formerly known as Kent Chamber Music.
Other highlights of the season include a performance on February 17 by violist Miles Hoffman, founder and artistic director of the American Chamber Players. Hoffman is also author of The NPR Classical Music Companion: "An Essential Guide for Enlightened Listening," and a popular, long-time music commentator for NPR’s Morning Edition.
After Trio Sefardi, the series will continue with:
November 18* — Mallets Towards None, NMF Percussion Mentor Michelle Humphreys and the Towson University Percussion Ensemble
January 13* — Kassia Music Collective! string quartet (including NMF Violin Mentor Elizabeth Adams) plus clarinet
February 17* — Miles Hoffman, viola, American Chamber Players
March 24* — Karen Slack, soprano, international opera singer
April 28 — Gwen Krosnick, cello, Oberlin, NMF Cello Mentor
* = Fireside Concert (there will be a fire in the fireplace and refreshments at intermission!)