King Manor Museum

Chamber Music Concerts

A series of salon concerts featuring the music of Rufus King's lifetime presented in a historic period room setting.

King Manor's concert series is sponsored by Astoria Bank.

6:00 p.m. - Wine & light refreshments
6:30 p.m. -

Tickets: $25-35 advance, $30-40 door

To view the series flyer, or to purchase tickets by check, click here.

An Evening at Home
with our Founding Fathers

Friday, October 9, 2015, 6-8 p.m.

With the King Manor Museum's Longman, Clementi & Co. fortepiano (London, c. 1800), early keyboard specialist Dongsok Shin is joined by violinist Leah Gale Nelson to illuminate musical selections from the era of Rufus King's tenure as United States Ambassador to Great Britain, repertoire also found in the library of President Thomas Jefferson.  Joined by Baroque dancers in full period costumes, and historical readings to set the scene, the performers will give us a glimpse back in time with music of Clementi, J.C. Bach, Mozart, Boccherini, and songs of Francis Hopkinson.

With Grant Herreid, voice/narration, and dancers from New York Baroque Dance Company.


Diderot String Quartet
Friday, December 4, 2015, 6-7:30 p.m.

The Diderot String Quartet features violinists Johanna Novom and Adriane Post, violist Kyle Miller and cellist Paul Dwyer. The ensemble will perform the program, Haydn and Mozart: Quartet Correspondence, on period instruments.

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Concert Series 2015