Waterbury Symphony Orchestra

2017 - 2018: Sonic Structures

Music in Great Spaces!

Bourbon & Bach (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, March 24, 2018 | 6:30 pm
Litchfield Distillery directions
Doors open at 6:30pm to Litchfield Distillery,
Light refreshments and drinks provided. Concert run time 7PM to 8PM

Doug Perry, percussionist  https://dougperrymusic.com/

Litchfield Distillery  https://litchfielddistillery.tumblr.com/

Single Ticket price for Bourbon & Bach online $35.00 | at door of this event will be $45.00

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Bourbon & Bach Program


J.S. Bach - Suite No.3 in C major (BWV 1009)
     (transcribed for marimba)

Natalie Dietterich -  “distill”
      A unique piece which will be performed using bourbon bottles from the Litchfield Distillery, inspired by the space and process of making bourbon.


J.S. Bach (arr. Doug Perry) - "Herzliebster Jesu, was hast du verbrochen" (BWV 244-3)  


Toby Fox (arr. Doug Perry) - Undertale Variations
     (a theme and variations from the wildly popular "Undertale")


Rich "Disasterpeace" Vreeland (arr. Doug Perry) - "Panacea",  
     (transcription of a piece from a game called "Hyper Light Drifter")


Rich "Disasterpeace" Vreeland - "The Apple Palace"


Olivier Messiaen - "O Sacrum Convivium"
     (transcribed for marimba)


Michael Laurello - "Rose"
     (transcribed for marimba and electronics)


*Program subject to change

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Bourbon & Bach


Doug Perry to perform a solo recital in the Litchfield Distillery in which music by J.S. Bach is paired to the ambiance of the distillery.

The space of the distillery will also play into the repertoire.

Music in Great Spaces is non subscription musical concerts in exceptional spaces in our community.

Tickets for Music in Great Spaces on sale.
Tickets online $35.00 | at door of this event will be $45.00

Litchfield Distillery

Nestled in the hills of northwest Connecticut, the Litchfield Distillery is Connecticut’s newest micro-distillery. Our Batchers' series includes nine handcrafted, premium spirits. Our mission is to produce exceptionally distilled spirits handcrafted from the highest quality, regionally harvested grains. Cheers!


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Doug Perry


Percussionist/improviser Doug Perry blurs the lines of genre and allows musics of all styles and backgrounds to share the same stage. Originally a jazz drummer and vibraphonist, Doug has expanded his activities to include classical percussion, electronic music, rock and popular music. His creativity and versatility has allowed him to participate in a wide range of
musical settings, whether it be playing timpani in an orchestra, vibraphone in a jazz combo, or providing original music for multimedia collaborations.
Doug performs as an orchestral, solo, jazz, rock, and chamber percussionist all over the USA, and as far as Africa and Europe. Doug has appeared as a marimba soloist with the Norwalk Symphony Orchestra, and the Neue Eutiner Festspiele Orchestra in Eutin, Germany. Of a performance of Schubert's “Du Bist die Ruh” with tenor Hugo Vera, the Ostholsteiner Anzeiger remarks that it was “accompanied excellently by Doug Perry on marimba, which came very close to the spherical sound of the glass harp of earlier times.” He was also featured as a soloist in the popular touring video game music concert Video Games Live, performing an original arrangement alongside vocalist Jillian Aversa. Dougwas also the instrumental division winner of the 2012 Naftzger Young Artist Auditions, in which he competed as a marimbist against many other instrumentalists, vocalists, and pianists. Doug has appeared on television a number of times, having appeared on Ghanaian television, PBS, and NBC's “America's Got Talent”. website

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This event supports the continuation of superior symphonic music in Waterbury, CT. The WSO depends greatly on the generosity of individuals like you to help us continue to fill Northwest Connecticut with beautiful music. Invest in the future of the WSO. Questions? please contact the Waterbury Symphony Administrative office: 203-574-4283



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