New Spire Arts Concert Series 2021-2022 (in person)

New Spire Arts presents its 2021-2022 Concert Series featuring 5 superb artists encompassing a range of genres.
New Spire Arts 2021-2022 Concert Series

New Spire Arts celebrates its inaugural season of the performing arts with an exceptional line-up of live music and musicians you are likely to see on any of the world’s finest stages. We bring the best from the around the globe to our corner of Frederick.

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The Concert Series includes the following fantastic artists:

B.J. Thomas (September 24, 2021): B.J. Thomas has one of the most distinctive voices in American pop music — a reassuringly masculine timbre conveyed with a smattering of unique embellishments that represent a distillation of the most influential genres in pop culture.

April Verch Band (Oct. 8, 2021): For over two decades the fiddler, singer-songwriter and step dancer April Verch has been recording and captivating listeners worldwide. Verch’s signature sound blends together regional Canadian, American old-time, bluegrass, country and Americana, resulting in a well-rounded tour-de-force of traditional sounds.

The California Guitar Trio (Nov. 20, 2021): The universe of guitar knows no boundaries for this trio. Since 1991, the group has enthralled listeners with a singular sound that fearlessly crisscrosses genres. The trio’s questing spirit drives it to explore the intersections between rock, jazz, classical, and world music. It even throws in the occasional surf or spaghetti Western tune for good measure.

Julian Bliss Septet (Feb. 18, 2022): Julian Bliss is one of the world’s finest clarinettists excelling as a concerto soloist, chamber musician, jazz artist, masterclass leader and tireless musical explorer.

Canadian Brass (Mar. 10, 2022): With an international reputation as one of the most popular brass ensembles today, Canadian Brass has truly earned the distinction of “the world’s most famous brass group". Each of their concerts will show the full range from trademark Baroque and Dixieland tunes to new compositions and arrangements created especially for them – from formal classical presentation to music served up with lively dialogue and theatrical effects.

Please Note:

 Accessible to the physically impaired

 All sales are final after tickets have been sold

 All artists and performance dates are subject to change

 Everyone attending requires a ticket, including children (children under 5 not recommended)

 Single tickets go on sale one month prior to individual event date


Awaken Your Soul: The Spirit Organization

Sharon Price brings the stage to life with her electrifying personality and passion as she connects with ancestors and loved ones from the past, in the present, so you can move into the future with your eyes wide open to see the many miracles of life that are all around you.

Awaken Your Soul is a dinner theater and live performance at New Spire Arts. Follow the link below to reserve your tickets today:

https://www.thespiritorganization.com/Events

 


The Marin Festival Celebration Broadcast

 

Join the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in Downtown Frederick in collaboration with New Spire Arts for a live-stream broadcast of the BSO Gala Celebration on MPT June 19 at 8:30 pm.

The Marin Festival closes with a live gala celebration in Marin Alsop's honor. Alsop leads the Orchestra in her final concert as Music Director from the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall stage in a program featuring live and pre-recorded moments, messages, and surprises. Emceed by BSO Artistic Partner Wordsmith, Alsop opens the program with the world premiere of a new BSO commission, “Destined Words”, by James Lee III in honor of Juneteenth and narrated by Wordsmith. Alsop will also be joined by OrchKids in Florence Price’s Adoration, and the evening culminates with a performance by Renée Fleming.

Tickets are free but reservations are required. Up to four per order.

Reserve your tickets here: https://my.bsomusic.org/overview/17314

Doors open at 7:30 pm.

Seating opens at 8:00 pm.

New Spire Arts COVID-19 Protocol:

Masks are required until further notice.

Social distancing will be practiced where possible. If social distancing is a concern, please contact the Box Office (301.620.4458) in advance to determine if it will be practiced at the event you wish to attend.


Peter Wood: Collector of the Impossible LIVE (in person)

New Spire Arts is excited to host award winning magician and entertainer Peter Wood: Collector of the Impossible!
Peter Wood: the Collector of the Impossible presents incredible, magical objects with unparalleled showmanship.

For more than two decades, Peter Wood has shared his 'impossibilia' with communities, families, and companies.

Peter’s show feels like stepping into a cabinet of curiosities from a century ago. Humor and audience interaction are sprinkled throughout, which combine with amazing feats and unique artifacts for a truly one-of-a-kind show.


Peter Wood: Collector of the Impossible STREAMED (online)

New Spire Arts is excited to stream online the award winning magician and entertainer Peter Wood: Collector of the Impossible!
Peter Wood: the Collector of the Impossible presents incredible, magical objects with unparalleled showmanship.

For more than two decades, Peter Wood has shared his 'impossibilia' with communities, families, and companies.

Peter’s show feels like stepping into a cabinet of curiosities from a century ago. Humor and audience interaction are sprinkled throughout, which combine with amazing feats and unique artifacts for a truly one-of-a-kind show.


Via Italia: Musical Roads Leading to Italy RECORDING (online)

New Spire Arts is pleased to present a recording of Saturday April 24's performance of Via Italia: Musical Roads Leading to Italy.
From the 15th Century through the 19th Century, musicians and composers throughout Europe sought to emulate the musical language originating in Italy. In this program, we perform works of German composers of the 18th Century created in a florid “Italian” style. Written for a combination of instruments: violin, oboe, recorder, cello and bassoon, you’ll hear music of Fasch, Telemann, Pepusch and, yes…Vivaldi.

Via Italia: Musical Roads Leading to Italy LIVE (in person)

New Spire Arts presents Via Italia: Musical Roads Leading to Italy. Featuring music from German composers in the "Italian" style.
New Spire Arts presents Via Italia: Musical Roads Leading to Italy. Featuring music from German composers in the “Italian” style.

From the 15th Century through the 19th Century, musicians and composers throughout Europe sought to emulate the musical language originating in Italy. In this program, we perform works of German composers of the 18th Century created in a florid “Italian” style. Written for a combination of instruments: violin, oboe, recorder, cello and bassoon, you’ll hear music of Fasch, Telemann, Pepusch and, yes…Vivaldi.

 


Via Italia: Musical Roads Leading to Italy STREAMED (online)

New Spire Arts presents Via Italia: Musical Roads Leading to Italy. Featuring music from German composers in the "Italian" style.
From the 15th Century through the 19th Century, musicians and composers throughout Europe sought to emulate the musical language originating in Italy. In this program, we perform works of German composers of the 18th Century created in a florid “Italian” style. Written for a combination of instruments: violin, oboe, recorder, cello and bassoon, you’ll hear music of Fasch, Telemann, Pepusch and, yes…Vivaldi.

Neither Wolf Nor Dog Movie Night (in person)

New Spire Arts is proud to screen Neither Wolf Nor Dog, a record-breaking and independent film. Run time: 1 hour 50 minutes.
Adapted from the acclaimed novel by Kent Nerburn, this funny and deeply moving film follows an author who gets sucked into the heart of contemporary Native American life in the sparse lands of the Dakotas by a 95-year-old Lakota elder.

Kent Nerburn (Christopher Sweeney), a good-hearted, white American family man and writer, receives a mysterious call from a distant Indian reservation regarding an oral history book he made with Red Lake Ojibwe reservation students in northern Minnesota. Despite misgivings, Kent travels across America’s northern plains to arrive at the bleak, poverty-stricken reservation deep in the high plains of the Dakotas. The old man, Dan (Dave Bald Eagle), who lives alone in a clapboard shack back in the hills with his only real companions—his dog, a close friend named Grover (Richard Ray Whitman) and his granddaughter, Wenonah (Roseanne Supernault)—interrogates Kent as to his motives for working with Indian people.

Once satisfied he is not a turquoise clad “wannabe” spouting Indian philosophy, Dan recounts the story of American history from the Native point of view. As the stories pour from Dan, Kent’s understanding of the world is turned upside down. An inanimate landscape comes alive, and a history he thought he knew is called into question.


COVID-19 Impact

Like many small theatres across this nation and around the world New Spire Arts has been adversely impacted by the global pandemic. We have been shut down completely and then allowed to open at a small percentage of our capacity at various times throughout this past year. Our ability to present live performances has been drastically limited.

We continue to stay on top of the latest government mandates and are very hopeful that the distribution of effective vaccines will begin to put this trying experience behind us. If you are able, we ask that you consider making a donation to help support New Spire Arts during this very challenging time. Every donation helps ensure that we will be able to continue to bring exciting live performances to our beloved Frederick community. Thank you for supporting local performing arts!

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