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Four Nations Ensemble Concert Series: Saints and Sinners
Jun 10 @ 2:00 pm

Four Nations Ensemble Concert Series:
Saints and Sinners

The Four Nations Ensemble embraces the Wadsworth Atheneum’s pioneering exhibitions of Counter-Reformation and Baroque Art with passages from 17th- and 18th-century oratorios. Renowned American vocalists Pascale Beaudin, Eric Jurenas, Thomas Cooley and David Newman will join the ensemble in a dramatic program about St. John, Salome, Saul, David, St. Cecelia and Mary Magdalene that complements the museum’s Baroque art collection.

Preceded by a Gallery Talk at 1pm.

Free with museum admission.


Generously supported by the Ellie Warburg Residency Concert Series at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art.


An Evening with Shemekia Copeland
Jun 14 @ 7:30 pm
An Evening with Shemekia Copeland

6:30pm | Doors open, cash bar
7:30pm | Concert

The incomparable Shemekia Copeland returns to the Wadsworth Atheneum! With a voice that is alternately sultry, assertive and roaring, Shemekia’s wide-open vision of contemporary blues, roots and soul music showcases the evolution of a passionate artist with a modern musical and lyrical approach.

“Shemekia captures the timelessness of the blues while spinning it forward with remarkable maturity.” –USA Today


Image: Shemekia Copeland © Photo Suzanne Foschino

World Music Concert: East of the River
Jul 25 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

5pm |  Happy Hour
7pm |  Concert

The acclaimed East of the River chamber group will perform a program of Middle Eastern music in conjunction with the special exhibition Frederic Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage.

Arrive early for a Middle Eastern-themed happy hour in the Untitled Bistro and outdoor courtyard.

Free admission; happy hour concessions available for purchase.