The Countryside Concerts are back!
AF’s beloved programs placing historical folk music in rustic settings have charmed audiences for over 20 years. Following a hiatus during the pandemic, these award-winning concerts “at the crossroads of art and tradition” now return – to some NEW venues!

The Road to Dublin

Dublin – the ancient city of pubs, pints, and castles. Wandering bards and musicians have traveled the road to Dublin for centuries. In this new program from Jeannette Sorrell, haunting ballads and legends give way to driving reels, as Celtic fiddlers set sparks flying. Irish singer Fiona Gillespie joins the merry instrumentalists on fiddles, flute, cello, hammered dulcimer, plucked instruments, and harpsichord.

Refreshments available before the concert and at intermission.

“Never think that classical music is boring – not when it’s performed by Apollo’s Fire!”

Friday, July 22, 2022, 7:30PM
*Holden Arboretum, KIRTLAND
Saturday, July 23, 2022, 4:00PM
*Holden Arboretum, KIRTLAND
Saturday, July 23, 2022, 7:30PM
*Holden Arboretum, KIRTLAND
*Seating at Holden Arboretum is in chairs (provided) under a tent-canopy.
Sunday, July 24, 2022, 2:00PM
The BATH Church (UCC)
Sunday, July 24, 2022, 7:30PM
AVON LAKE United Church of Christ
Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 7:30PM
Mapleside Farms, BRUNSWICK
Jeannette Sorrell,direction & harpsichord
Susanna Perry Gilmore & Caitlin Hedge,fiddle
Fiona Gillespie,soprano vocals & whistle
Bradley King,tenor vocals, bass guitar, bouzouki
Tina Bergmann,hammered dulcimer
René Schiffer,cello
William Simms,lute & baroque guitar

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Meet the Artists

Rainy Road to Dublin by Leslie Maloff

“The U.S.A.’s hottest baroque band.” –CLASSICAL MUSIC MAGAZINE (UK)