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ACOUSTIC ARTIST SERIES: Eclectica (Classical Holiday Concert)

  • The Packing House 156 River Road Willington, CT, 06279 United States (map)

Acoustic Artist Series: Eclectica (Classical / Chamber)



Eclectica is a Connecticut-based chamber trio that arranges and plays music spanning centuries, continents, musical styles, and cultures, using a unique combination of instruments including recorders, various sizes of viola da gamba, hammered dulcimer, and violin.

Eclectica’s 2017 Christmas program takes listeners on a seasonal musical journey featuring original arrangements of. . .

  • Pre-Renaissance Spanish “cantiguas”
  • Selections from Handel’s Messiah, Vivaldi’s The Seasons, and Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracke
  • Favorite American 20th-century holiday songs . . . and many other musical delights in between!

The Eclectica Chamber Trio includes founder and arranger Carrie Crompton (hammered dulcimer, viola da gamba), Monika Kinstler (viola da gamba, violin, recorders), and Deborah Robin (recorders).

For this spirited and uplifting Christmas program, the trio will be joined by five of our wonderful musical friends:  instrumentalist Laura Mazza-Dixon (guitar and viola da gamba) and singers Lorraine LiswellMargaret Chatey, Janice Chamberlain, and Lauri Wilbur.

Join us for an afternoon of acoustic chamber music as we embrace the Holiday Spirit with these creative artists! This program is hosted by the "Eastern Connecticut Center for History, Art, and Performance" (EC-CHAP). Doors 2:30pm / Show 3:00pm. Soft drinks and snacks available. "BYOB&F" - Bring Your Own Beverage & Food (Wine & Beer Only - I.D. Required). You can also bring your paid ticket to Willington Pizza House (or WP Too) for eat-in or take-out the night of the show and receive 15% off your meal purchase. Ask for "The Packing House" pizza! Click here for secret recipe. 

For information and table reservations, please call 518-791-9474.

The Packing House  |  156 River Road, Suite 1301Willington, Connecticut 06279  |  (518)791-9474