A life in poetry

The Rockport Chamber Music Festival certainly has brought a lot of Cape Ann to the Shalin Liu Performance Center stage this . First, it was the world premiere of Charles Shadle’s piano trio “Dogtown Common,” performed on opening . And now this Saturday, the festival welcomes back RCMF co-founder Alpher with his own new work, “Between Twilights,” based on seven poems by Mardsen Hartley. IF YOU GO WHO: Alpher : Rockport Chamber Music Festival, Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main St., Rockport WHEN: Saturday, June 24, 8 p.m. Thursday, June 22, 8 p.m. Frank Huang, violin; Requeiro, cello; Gilles Vonsattel, piano Naumburg Competition winners all, the trio performs works by Beethoven, Elliott Carter, Shostakovich and Tchaikovsky. $-$65 Friday, June 23, 8 p.m. Lorelei Ensemble Director Willer’s talented vocalists have made a mark. No repertory limits on these nine singers: from early to new, it all sounds great. Program—from Dufay to commissions by Gilbert, Shank and Bornfield—reflects their versatility. $29-$46 Saturday, June 24, 8 p.m. David Alpher, composer and piano; Robert Osborne, baritone; Stephanie Chase, violin; Shao, cello RCMF co-founder Alpher returns, with a world premiere, his setting of Marsden Hartley’s poems. Mozart and Schumann […]

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