Richter Arts Fall 2016 Schedule of Events
Performance Series - Sunday afternoons, 3 - 4 p.m.
Richter House, 100 Aunt Hack Rd., Danbury
Sept. 4 - Rick Spencer - "Freemen for Fremont: Songs of the Presidential Campaign of 1856". This musically illustrated lecture by popular musician, historian, and story teller is a humorous look at the way presidential candidates were promoted in the 19th century.
Sept. 11 - An upbeat concert by Danbury’s “Number One Solo Artist” Billy Michael. The program will have broad appeal while commemorating the solemn anniversary. Billy will be joined by singer Annie Kelly, known for her smooth vocals.
Sept. 18 - Tall Trees Trio, John Cuk, pianist, Rachel Crozier, violinist, and Nancy Torrente, cellist will perform works by Mendelssohn, Piazzolla, and Schoenfeld.
Sept. 25 - The Danbury Mad Hatters will sing many of our favorite Barbershop tunes. Sing-alongs.
Oct. 1 - Opening of the Annual Juried Art Show. 2- 5 p.m. The show will continue on Sundays, Oct. 2, 9, and 16 from 2 - 5 p.m. A performance from 3 - 4 p.m. will be held on those days.
Oct. 2 - The Still River Ramblers will give us a taste of bluegrass music, complete with fiddles and vocals.
Oct. 9 - In honor of Spanish History Month, classical pianist Donald Alfano will present a program of Latin music, including both familiar and lesser known pieces.
Oct. 16 - Poet Charlie Chase (Runway Lights: Life in the Undercloud ) will read from his works. An Open Mic will follow.
Oct. 23 - Chris Coulter and the Blue River Jazz Band - American favorites from the early part of the 20th century.
Oct. 30 - WCSU students performing this great American art form.
Refreshments after each concert. Admission by free will donation. Parking in the golf course lot. Handicap parking in front of the House.
Videos of many of our past events are available on our Videos page.
The Richter Association for the Arts is partially supported by the Danbury Cultural Commission and private donors.