Celebrated Cellist to Perform at Saturday Night Coffeehouse Series
On Saturday, March 15, at 7:30 p.m., cellist, recitalist and conductor Robert Blais will be performing at the Saturday Night Coffee House Concert Series, accompanied by virtuoso pianist Diane Huling and violinist Sarah Belanger. Blais has performed in many great symphonic halls with the Manhattan Chamber Orchestra and the New England Chamber Ensemble. He is an accomplished chamber musician and soloist, and the current Director of the Green Mountain Youth Symphony. Huling is in demand worldwide as a solo artist and chamber player, and has given hundreds of concerts; Belanger has appeared as a soloist in Canada, the U.S. and Europe, with the Montreal Symphony Orchestra and on Broadway. The evening will feature Beethoven’s Piano Trio Opus One, #3 and Rachmaninoff’s Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor, in the superior acoustics of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Rutland, 117 West Street, Rutland, Vt. Tickets are $12 advance, at Tattersall’s on Merchants Row, $15 at the door, $8 seniors, $5 children. Homemade treats will be for sale. For details, call 802-492-2252.