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Free Classical Music Concert in West Hartford Will Celebrate Black History Month

Carolyn Halstead. Courtesy of Universalist Church of West Hartford

The concert will be held on Sunday, Feb. 18, at the Universalist Church of West Hartford.

Julie Ribchinsky. Courtesy of Universalist Church of West Hartford


Enjoy a free, classical music concert to celebrate Black History Month on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2024, at 4:30 p.m. at the Universalist Church of West Hartford, 433 Fern Street, West Hartford, CT.

The concert will feature classical works of acclaimed composers Tania León, Florence Price, George Walker, and Samuel Barber. The pieces include León’s “Four Pieces for Violoncello,” Price’s “Fantasie Negre No. 2 in G minor for Piano,” Walker’s “Sonata for Cello and Piano,” and Barber’s “Sonata for Violoncello and Piano, Op. 6.”

Music will be performed by Julie Ribchinsky (cellist) and Carolyn Halsted (pianist), who are faculty members at Wesleyan University.

A “Free Will” offering of $20 is suggested, and proceeds will go to support the Fern Street Minstry.

The Universalist Church of West Hartford is an inclusive religious community founded on the Unitarian Universalist principles of love, acceptance, justice, and service, and is located at 433 Fern Street in West Hartford, CT. Services are held every Sunday at 10 a.m. – in person and virtually on its YouTube channel – and include a mix of inspiring words and music. You can learn more the Universalist Church of West Hartford at www.WestHartfordUU.org.

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