Discover Portsmouth will present Peace on Earth a mid-day concert for the holidays featuring the new Andy Happel trio Aeterna on Sunday, December 22, 3pm. Tickets are $10 for members and $12 for non-members and can be reserved by calling the front desk (603) 436-8433.
Aeterna Trio is the exciting and inspiring new ensemble featuring Andy Happel (violin), Ben Birkbeck (piano), Devon Colella (cello) Forces collide in a genre-bending hail as these exceptional musicians spontaneously ‘riff’ on a classical themes or popular songs. Highly skilled and trained in the art of musical improvisation the Aeterna Trio is sure to become known for composing new music right in front of audiences eyes. The concert will feature Holiday favorites as well as playfully reinterpreting beloved classical themes such as Canon in D, The Nutcracker, Ave Maria, Nessun Dorma, and more. Aeterna Trio takes these familiar melodies to entirely new places.
Debut concerts in December will also feature popular music from Phantom of the Opera, songs from pop artists such as Sting, U2, Peter Gabriel, and even Led Zeppelin, as well as holiday favorites to fit the season.
Andy, Ben and Devon are also each composers of new original music and will bring select favorites to life with the Aeterna Trio.