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Making Plans For Concerts In 2020

We just started getting notices about the grants  that we applied for for supporting our concerts for  2020… We haven’t heard from all of them yet… and usually the rejections get sent out first, so  hopefully  by not having heard yet  that means we’ll get most of them.   The first town to tell us we […]

Franz Berwald

Franz Berwald was a Swedish composer born in Stockholm in 1796.  His father was a German born violinist, and Franz, although he got some advice from his father, was mostly self taught..  At 16 he joined the Royal Opera Orchestra and started to compose.  His Septet for violin , viola, cello, bass, clarinet, horn and […]

Northborough Applefest Concert– September 21, 2019

Our concert of the septets by Franz Berwald and Adolphe Blanc will be performed again at 4pm  at the Applefest in  Northborough MA at the Trinity Church, 23 Main Street, Northborough MA on 9/21/19. There is free Admission to  this concert, it is open to the public, and we thank the local cultural councils for […]

Our August 27th Chamber Music Concert in Plymouth MA

With the grant we got from the Plymouth MA Local Cultural Council we’ll be performing at the Plymouth Library on August 27 2019 at 7pm. In our program we’ll be playing some of the Telemann Paris Quartets for flute, violin , cello and Double Bass and much more.  We greatly thank the Plymouth Local Cultural […]

Our Septet performance in September

With the grants we got from several cultural councils we’ll be performing The Adolphe Blanc Septet, that we did for the Northborough Applefest last year, again this year and more. That Blanc Septet that is practically unheard of, was so nicely received that we decided we need to let the people in Northborough hear it […]

Adolphe Blanc-A composer whose music should be heard more often.

These last couple weeks the Charles River Sinfonietta found out that the grants we applied for from the Local Cultural Councils in severalMassachusetts towns  for supporting our chamber music concerts in 2019, in their towns, have been approved. Not only did we get the grant in Plymouth  for doing the Telemann Paris Quartets, but also  […]

The Paris Quartets

The Charles River Sinfonietta just got their grant proposals approved for performing a chamber music concert in Plymouth MA later this year,  and included in our program will be some of Telemann’s Paris Quartets for flute, violin, cello(or viola da gamba) and Bass (b.c.) Telemann started composing music for this combination of instruments about 1730,  […]

The Powers of Music

Music is something that all kids should get a chance to learn in school regardless of how wealthy a town they live in. Music is a great tool for developing the brain as a child matures. Those who have played musical instruments through high school, even if they never play again, will have developed the […]

Gaetano Brunetti

One composer who we will be performing some compositions of in 2019 is Gaetano Brunetti(1744-1798). He wrote an amazing amount of music and more if it deserves to be heard today. From information included on some of the music it says how chamber music accounts for more than 75% of Gaetano Brunetti’s total output since,, […]