The Barns at Wolf Trap, Ralph Stanley, Steven Isserlis, Tom Chapin
Video: Livingston Taylor - Good Friends
Chelsea Berry will make her first appearance at The Barns as support for Livingston Taylor. The Alaskan singer/songwriter has shared her enticing folk-rock music throughout Montana, Nashville, and Chicago, and most recently in Boston where she is based. Berry's sound has been dubbed edgy and powerful, yet smooth, while featuring intense and compelling lyrics. She has opened for renowned acts, such as Patty Larkin, Buskin & Batteau, Jill Sobule, and Marshall Crenshaw, among others. Berry has performed in various venues in New England, including the House of Blues in Boston and Carnegie Hall in New York City.
Steven Isserlis, cello
Kirill Gerstein, piano
The Discovery Series
Friday, January 25 at 8 pm
Musical powerhouses cellist Steven Isserlis and pianist Kirill Gerstein will treat audiences at The Barns and local classical music aficionados to a virtuosic duo recital. The prolific performers will present masterful renditions of Liszt's Romance Oubliée, Die Zelle im Nonnenwerth, Busoni's Kultaselle, Variations on a Finnish Folkson, Bartók's Rhapsody no.1, and Brahms's Sonatas no. 1 in E minor and no. 2 in F Major.
For more details about these artists, see the latest press release on The 2013 Discovery Series.
Saturday, January 26 at 7:30 pm
Celebrated folk singer/songwriter Tom Chapin returns to The Barns at Wolf Trap since his most recent appearance in the spring of 2012. Chapin is perhaps best known as a performing and recording artist, but his career is also highlighted by appearances on Broadway, television, radio, and films. He began performing professionally with his siblings in the early '60s in New York City. His solo career took off in 1976 with the release of Life Is Like That, followed by 21 more full-length records and three GRAMMY Awards over the span of five decades. Chapin is also known for his role as host on ABC-TV's Make A Wish and TV's National Geographic Explorer, as well as for playing the lead role in the hit Broadway musical Pump Boys and Dinettes.
Tickets can be purchased by calling 1(877)WOLFTRAP; or online at www.wolftrap.org.
For more information, call The Barns at Wolf Trap at (703) 938-2404 or the general information line at (703) 255-1900.