Concerts by the Pond presents: Englewinds
Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 3 pm
St. John's Church, Cold Spring Harbor
Englewinds, an award-winning eco-music ensemble commissions and performs music by living composers, and specializes in music that creates environmental awareness. Since 1998 the ensemble has performed concerts to open a nature conservancy, to celebrate a Peace labyrinth, to protest noise pollution and overbuilding in New Jersey wetlands, to heighten awareness of Lenape Native American history, to call attention to diminishing turtle and Monarch butterfly habitat and to raise funds for the international Water for Life program.
The program, “Green Awakening,” featuring music by Mahler, Rimsky-Korsakov, Arnold, Ewazen and more, celebrates the ongoing transformation of Cold Spring Harbor from whale hunting to conservation, coastal fishing supplemented by fish hatchery, creation of a state park, farm sanctuary, life science laboratory, environmental center and more.
Enjoy this program in the historic setting of St. John’s Church, behind the Fish Hatchery on Route 25A in Cold Spring Harbor.
DONATION $20 adults; students and children free.
Concerts by the Pond presents the best of classical, contemporary, and liturgical music in the historic setting of St. John’s Church. The hour-long programs feature a range of artists, from established professionals to highly talented young musicians, in innovative and informative concerts for all ages.