Elisabeth von Trapp, heir to the legacy of the Trapp Family Singers, will perform at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Washington, Conn., on Saturday, March 24 at 8 p.m. Her repertoire ranges from Bach to Broadway and Schubert to Sting. This program will include settings of Robert Frost poems and excerpts from “The Sound of Music.” She will be accompanied by an ensemble of cello, guitar, and string bass.
Von Trapp’s earliest memories revolve around music. Born and raised in Vermont, she is the granddaughter of the legendary Maria and Baron von Trapp whose story inspired “The Sound of Music.” Von Trapp has been performing all over the world since childhood, and has appeared in European Cathedrals as well as the Kennedy Center.
Elisabeth von Trapp has her own musical style, which some have likened to Judy Collins and Loreena McKennitt. In a New York Times review her voice was described as “hauntingly clear” and her “lyrics tender and romantic.”
This concert is the third in the 2011-2012 St. John’s Concert Series, with The Galvanized Jazz Band, Tempesta di Mare, and the Borealis Wind Quintet yet to come. Tickets are $40 each and can be reserved by calling St. John’s at 860-868-2527 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.stjohnswashington.org for more information about the Concert Series or other programs.
St. John’s is located at 78 Green Hill Road, Washington, directly across from the town Green