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For the first time the DaPonte String Quartet is coming to the Meetinghouse!

The Daponte String Quartet brings their Summer Series II, “What the Light Was Like,” to Georgetown featuring the world premiere of String Quartet No. 8 by Richard Danielpour, a renowned composer who has written for such artists as Frederika von Stade and Yo Yo Ma. The piece is based on a poem of the same name by Maine poet Amy Clampitt, and will feature different guest readers reciting the poem, including Maine poet Richard Blanco, Figures of Speech Theatre’s John Farrell, and the poet’s sister-in-law, Jeanne Clampitt. The series also includes works by Alfred Pochon (“Ballade”) and Schubert (String Quartet in G major) and will be performed from Aug. 2-16 in Portland, Brunswick, Rockport, South Bristol, Boothbay Harbor, and Georgetown.

Admission is $27. There will be a dinner option starting at 6 PM – check back to see options and reserve your dinner!

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