St. James to offer free concert

ARLINGTON - St. James' Episcopal Church in Arlington will be holding a free concert of chamber music on Saturday, June 7, at 7:30 p.m.

This is the second in a series of concerts in celebration of the 250th Anniversary of St. James' as a community of faith and worship.

The concert features music for piano and strings by Schumann and Schubert, featuring a performance of the justly-famous "Trout" Quintet in A Major by Schubert.

The performers are Daniel Shulman, piano; Kaori Washiyama, violin and viola; Melanie Dexter, violin; Jonah Thomas, cello; and Robert Zimmerman, double bass.

The music has been chosen with reference to the 250th anniversary celebration. Another special feature of the evening will be Shulman's conversational "Notes" on the music, offered during the concert.

The concert, which is free and open to the public, is made possible by by the generous gift in honor of the 250th anniversary by donors who wish to remain anonymous.

Established in 1764, this year St. James is celebrating its 250th anniversary as a community of faith and worship. It is the cradle parish of the Episcopal Church in Vermont. The first Diocesan Convention was held here in 1790. The present church building was consecrated in 1833, built after an earlier one was destroyed by fire.

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