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Piffaro Broadcast Monday at 8 pm Kicks off Week-long Concert Series of Our Musical Partners

Kathryn Raines

In a special concert broadcast series, WWFM will air concerts by our musical partners, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, beginning with Piffaro The Renaissance Band in a program called "A New Sun Rises."

This week features a special series of concert broadcast that puts some of our musical partners in the spotlight. On Monday (3/7) at 8 pm, enjoy a performance by Piffaro The Renaissance Band, joined by vocal ensemble Variant 6, in a program of music center on themes of the sun, the stars, the Virgin Mary, and the ancient Latin hymn Ave Maris Stella. In addition to works dating back centuries, the performance includes the premiere of a new setting of the hymn by Philadelphia-based composer Kile Smith.

AJ Waltz

The broadcast also includes a discussion with Piffaro founders Joan Kimball and Robert Wiemken.

Tuesday's concert features Dolce Suono Ensemble, led by flutist Mimi Stillman, and Thursday's performance comes from the Baroque orchestra Tempesta Di Mare. Friday night's regular concert broadcast features Music from the Institute for Advanced Study.