A Celebration of Music, Food and Community on Aug. 10

Common Ground Farm will hold a special concert and fundraiser at 8 p.m. Aug. 10, featuring pianist Neil Alexander performing his solo transcription of Igor Stravinsky’s “Rite of Spring,” to celebrate the centenary of its first groundbreaking performance in 1913.

As a long-time supporter of Common Ground Farm, Alexander also seeks to connect with and celebrate the rites of renewal and sustainability, which happen every year at local farms and their communities.

The full program, featuring special musical guests, will include works by Gershwin and Bartok, jazz standards, and some original compositions. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. at the Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon.

Tickets are $20 for regular admission and $15 for students and seniors. Tickets are available at brownpapertickets.com.

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  1. In recognition of the centennial of the premiere of Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring, I collaborated with Jay Bacal to make an animated graphical score of it:

    Part 1
    Part 2

    Stephen Malinowski
    Music Animation Machine
    stephenmalinowski.com