Glass Armonica Concert

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May 16, 2018


Fraunces Tavern Museum

Lower Manhattan

All Ages


Event description:

Enjoy a unique, 60-minute concert that invokes the spirit and time of the American Revolution through a selection of 18th-century music performed on a glass armonica. You'll hear the music and stories of Ben Franklin’s glass armonica from the 18th century to modern times and learn how this rare instrument inspired Mozart, Jefferson, and many others to write for and about it’s mysterious beauty. This concert will include classical and traditional music associated with the history of the glass armonica by Colonial Williamsburg musician, Dean Shostak.

Address: 54 Pearl St.
Lower Manhattan, NY 10004
Phone: 212-425-1778