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Sunday Evening Lecture – “What is Early Music?”
May 20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
What is Early Music? A lecture/demonstration by Ian Watson, Director of the Connecticut Early Music Festival.
As the Festival prepares for its 36th Season this Spring, multi-talented Ian Watson, described by the Times of London as a “world-class soloist”, will share the sounds
and stories of the period instruments that make the Connecticut Early Music Festival a treasure here in Southeastern Connecticut.
Watson, who began his career as an organist at St. Margaret’s, Westminster Abbey, is currently in his 11th season as Director of Arcadia Players Period Instrument Orchestra (Northampton, MA) and was appointed Resident Conductor of Boston’s Handel and Hayden Society in September, 2014.
The event will take place at the La Grua Center, 32 Water St., Stonington. Parking for the La Grua Center is in the main lot of Stonington Commons. This event is at the La Grua Center and is free and open to the public.