Life & Mystery: A Collection of Multimedia Piano Performance

The Double E, and Vermont Wine Merchants Present, The Green Mountain Chamber Festival at The T Rex Theater

Essex, VT


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Event Details

The performance will be presented in two acts, each act will last roughly 30 minutes.

Doors: 6:30
Performance: 7:30 

ACT 1: From My Life 

Mendelssohn's final string quartet is a work of rich romanticism from that portrays the passion of youth, the loss of the composer's beloved sister and the wisdom of  maturity. Performers will be violinists Nick Hammel and Masayoshi Arakawa, violist Katie Snelling and cellist Liam Battle, cello, all Emerging Artists of the festival.

ACT 2: The Mystery of Stillness

Pianist Svetozar Ivanov presents a collection of short multimedia performances, each featuring the work of one poet integrated into the musical ambiance of a particular composer. Additional artistic ingredients are added, drawn from dance, film footage or animation. Composers include Cowell, Scriabin, Berio, Ustvolskaya, and Cage; poets presented are Sappho, Paz, Apollinaire, Akhmatova, Lorca, and e. e. cummings. The title derives from the words of e. e. cummings – “Nothing can surpass the mystery of stillness.”


THE DOUBLE E: T Rex Theater

Located on the campus that used to be known as The Essex Outlets and Cinema, The Essex Experience is an effort to reclaim retail spaces and turn them into cultural centers. You can spend a whole day here with Black Flannel Brewery, Black Flannel Distillery, Magic Man Cannabis CafeSukho ThaiUncommon CoffeeArthound GalleryThe Mad TacoThe Double E Performance CenterEssex Cinemas, and so much more

The Double E Performance Center has been hard at work during the downtime to reorganze their space, and recommit themselves to providing a space for creators to share their work. 
  • Seats in the T Rex Theater are first come, first served 
  • Please be respectful to your neighbors, do not take accessible seating unless you require it
  • Drinks are welcome in the theater! No glass will be allowed in the space, but cupholders make holding your drink even easier!

The Double E Performance Center takes Coronavirus seriously. We recognize that the success Vermont has experienced is because of the respect Vermonters have shown for each other. Trust Us - we wish things were normal too! Until that time comes, we're eager to continue to support live music, while keeping people healthy. Please follow our guidelines while at the venue or you will be asked to leave.

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Event Location


The T Rex Theater

21 Essex Way, Essex, VT, 05452

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Svetozar Ivanov / Mendelssohn String Quartet Op 80

Liam Battle / Nick Hammel / Masayoshi Arakawa / Kate Snelling