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2021 Garden Concert 4

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7:00 pm

Saturday, August 14, 2021

A concert in the lovely backyard of the historic John Greenleaf Whittier Home

NOTE: Rain Location is Theater in the Open, 1 Spring Lane, Newburyport, MA 01950

Ticket Holders will be notified in case of rain!



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John Greenleaf Whittier Home and Museum

From 1836 until his death in 1892, John Greenleaf Whittier lived and wrote most of his poetry and prose here in this Amesbury, MA home. Built circa 1829, this classic New England farmhouse retains the decor and structure of the home as Whittier and his family knew it during the mid- and late 1800s.

While it serves as a National Historic Landmark and tribute to the Quaker poet and the anti-slavery champion who made outstanding contributions to the life and literature of this country, it also plays an important role in the region’s contemporary literary scene, attracting writers from Greater Boston and beyond.


Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakoff: Flight of theBumble Bee (tuba + strings)

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in Eb Major, Opus 71, No. 3 (Sharon on 1st)

Eric Ewazen: Quintet for strings and tuba


Alban Berg: Lyric Suite

Antonio Vivaldi: “Winter” from the Four Seasons, Opus 8 (tuba)

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