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Director’s College: Dvorak, The Happy Soul

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Wednesday, November 9, 2016 7:00 PM Main Library Antonín Dvorak was the happiest and least neurotic of the Romantics. He was barely literate and hardly a deep thinker (locomotives were his chief passion outside of music). The cheery Czech was greatly influenced by his native folk culture which inspired him to write a plethora of […]

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William Henry Fry’s Santa Claus Symphony

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On Thursday, December 17, the Barney Library in Farmington will host music historian Jeffrey Engel for a discussion of William Henry Fry and his Santa Claus symphony. This program will take place at 2:00 p.m. at the Barney Library at 71 Main Street. William Henry Fry was an important figure in American history (or at […]

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Garmany Music Series: Karkowska Sisters

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On Tuesday, November 3, the Farmington Libraries will host the accomplished Karkowska Sisters for a performance of classical music. This event will take place at 1:00 p.m. at the Barney Library, located at 71 Main Street. The Karkowska Sisters Duo is an award-winning, internationally-acclaimed ensemble that, in addition to a recital and chamber music repertoire, […]

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Director’s College Event: Franz Schubert’s Last Year

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On Tuesday, July 28, the Farmington Libraries will host historian Jeffrey Engel for a lecture on the last years and works of composer Franz Schubert. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Farmington Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. The last year of Franz Schubert’s life was marked by professional disappointment and […]

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