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Bennington

2013 Schedule of Performances

Cordis

CordisContemporary Chamber
Cordis has been redefining contemporary chamber music by fusing an original combination of custom-made and traditional ethnic instruments to create their signature sound. Although the ensemble is built upon cello, concert cimbalom, piano and percussion, one-of-a-kind creations such as the electric mbira, melodica, and the world's longest playing cylinder-driven music box also have a way of weaving their way into any given performance.

Thursday, September 26, 8:00 PM
Ticket prices: $30 in advance, $35 at the door

Katherine Chi

Katherine ChiClassical Pianist
The first Canadian and the first woman to win Canada's Honens International Piano Competition, Katherine Chi will perform a selection of her classical repertoire on the center’s Fazioli.

Friday, June 28 8:00 PM
Ticket prices: $30 in advance, $35 at the door

Pearl and the Beard

Pearl and the BeardGraceful Harmonies
Pearl and The Beard is three voices, one cello, one guitar, one glockenspiel, one melodica, several drums, one accordion and one soul. United in New York City, the trio has now traveled the states on a multitude of national tours and across the pond for a hugely successful inaugural UK tour in 2011. Their haunting music video for “The Lament of Coronado Brown” even made its debut on NPR’s acclaimed music site, All Songs Considered.

Saturday, August 3 8:00 PM
Ticket prices: $15 in advance, $20 at the door

O'hAnleigh

Oh'AnleighTraditional Irish
This Middlebury duo O’hAnleigh draws on their ancestral roots and diverse musical talent to entertain audiences with the lively and haunting rhythms of Irish America.



Saturday, May 18 8:00 PM
Ticket prices: $15 in advance, $20 at the door

Jimmy Gaudreau and Moondi Klein

Jimmy Gaudreau and Moondi KleinBluegrass
Together for more than 20 years, two albums and after touring the US and opening for artists such as Emmylou Harris, Jimmy and Moondi will offer a night of bluegrass at The Bennington.


Saturday, October 19 8:00 PM
Ticket prices: $20 in advance,
$25 at the door

Caravan of Thieves

Caravan of ThievesGypsy Swing
Strap in and enjoy the ride as the Caravan of Thieves brings the band's gypsy swinging folk music and sense of humor back to Bennington. The vocals of the group's leading duo are combined with the kitchen sink as well as banjos, ukuleles, violin, upright bass and acoustic guitars to create a fun and beautiful sound everyone will enjoy.

Saturday, June 15 8:00 PM
Ticket prices: $20 in advance, $25 at the door

Vance Gilbert

Caravan of ThievesSmooth Vocals
"...the voice of an angel, the wit of a devil, and the guitar playing of a god"...the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Taking the open-mic world by storm in the 90's, Gilbert now has ten critically acclaimed albums behind him.

Saturday, July 27 8:00 PM
Ticket prices: $20 in advance, $25 at the door

Samite

SamiteAfrican Rhythms
Born and raised in Uganda, Samite became one of East Africa's most acclaimed flutists before he was forced to flee to Kenya and eventually the US. Today his smooth vocals accompanied by the kalimba, marimba, litungu, and various flutes mesmerize audiences throughout the world and we are proud to introduce him to Bennington.

Saturday, August 17 8:00 PM
Ticket prices: $30 in advance, $35 at the door