BENNINGTON — Bennington Performing Arts Center—The Home of Oldcastle Theatre Company presents An Evening in Vienna with the Taconic Chamber Players at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 18. The Chamber Players have a broad repertoire of Baroque, Classical, Romantic and contemporary works, including pop, rock and jazz arrangements, and performs in venues ranging from private homes to concert halls, in traditional and non-traditional spaces.
The Taconic Chamber Players are Joana Genova and Heather Braun, violins; Ariel Rudiakov, viola; and Nathaniel Parke, cello. They will perform Haydn’s String Quartet in E-Flat Major, Op.33, No. 2 “The Joke”; Mozart’s Divertimento in F Major, K.138; and concluding with Beethoven’s String Quartet in F Major, Op.18, No. 1, in honor of his 250th birthday.
The afternoon of classical music is a fundraiser for BPAC, and a 50/50 Raffle will be conducted in conjunction with the event. Tickets are $25 each, and include one 50/50 raffle ticket. Additional 50/50 raffle tickets are $5 each or six for $25. Purchase tickets online at bpacvt.org/tickets or by calling 802-447-0564. The theater is limited to 46 seats due to COVID-19 guidelines, and advance ticket purchases are strongly encouraged.
“We are pleased to bring the Taconic Chamber Players to Bennington. Having our doors open again for in-theater events makes the building feel alive,” said Jennifer Jasper, executive director of BPAC. “The event is also a fundraiser for the center, with a 50/50 raffle! Due to our limited seating we think people will enjoy the ‘odds being in their favor’ for a change!”
COVID-19 Notice: The lobby and bar will be closed and masks are mandatory while in the theater and lobby area, with temperature checks upon entry. Seating is limited and reservations are mandatory.
For more information about the production and the participants, visit www.bpacvt.org or call BPAC at 802-447-0564.