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Peter Muir, PhD., returns on with a lecture-recital overview of the dazzling keyboard diversity of J. S. Bach. Pieces to be performed and discussed include Partita No. 1 in Bb Major, the remarkable Toccata in D minor and selections from The Well-Tempered Clavier. The program is made possible by the Robert E. Julien Music Appreciation Fund at Noble Horizons.
Noble Horizons is proud to welcome State Representative Brian Ohler on September 27 at 11am. Representative Ohler was elected to the 64th District of the CT Legislature in November 2016 and currently serves on the Appropriations, Public Safety and Human Services Committees.
On October 13, from 5-7 pm, the gallery at Noble Horizons will host an opening for “All in the Family: The Creative Muse of Seven Artistic Families.” The exhibit showcases the tradition of artistry spanning the generations of seven local families in the northwest corner.
The exhibit will feature work by three generations of the Blagden family: Tom, Sr., Allen, Irene, Tom, Jr. and Zelina; Annie Harris and her daughter, Eliza; Charlie, Karin and son, Merrick Noyes; Tina and Robin Chandler and Robin’s grandmother; Virginia Vincent Sperry and her mother, Virginia Vincent; Sara Nesbitt, her mother and grandmother; and siblings Karin and Peter Felske. The exhibit includes jewelry, painting, sculpture, embroidery, decorative wares and photography and is available for viewing weekends 11 am-4 pm through November 12.
Noble Horizons will host pianist and author Donald Alfano, PhD., on October 20 at 2pm. He will present a solo classical piano recital interspersed with a brief commentary to further understanding and appreciation. The varied program will include works by Scarlatti, Bach, Haydn, Chopin, and selections from Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet.
Noble Horizons will host conservationist Paul Colburn who will present, "The Bobcat: Connecticut's Secretive Wild Cat.” The free program will focus on the natural history of Connecticut bobcats, an overview of their habitat, diet, behavior, reproduction and current research efforts. Bobcat artifacts will be shared with the audience.
Noble Horizons will host Broadway performers Jean and Bill McClelland who will perform "At Long Last Love: Classics from the American Songbook," a concert of American popular songs from Broadway and the golden era of song. Jean and Bill bring to life the great songs of Jerome Kern, the Gershwins, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Stephen Sondheim and others. The duet has been praised by The New York Times for its "easy, swinging vitality," and Jean's voice was described as "absolutely stunning" by The Poughkeepsie Journal.
On November 14 from 9:00 am-3:00 pm, representatives from the Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging (WCAAA) will offer private Medicare Part D enrollments sessions at Noble Horizons.
The Noble Horizons Auxiliary is busy organizing the 21st annual Festival of Trees. This year’s event will start on Saturday, November 18 and conclude with a Gala Party on Saturday, December 12. It will be open every day from noon to 4 pm; late nights will be Thursday and Friday until 6 pm. Admission is free.