Vigorous Tenderness: a summer solstice concert

VT summer solstice 2022 promo.JPG
Tuesday, June 21st, 6-7:30pm
Crescent Beach, Cape Elizabeth
sliding scale donation, advanced tickets available

Vigorous Tenderness: a summer solstice concert resembles an art museum experience, with chamber music and ocean sounds in harmony with the landscape while the audience follows a path of listening and reflection.



Please arrive between 6 and 6:45pm and move through the installation at your own pace.

Sliding scale donations are welcomed: suggested ticket price is $25 but please pay what you can based on need.  Advance reservations are recommended.  

Cash and venmo accepted; everything goes to the musicians and to supporting future concerts.
venmo: @VigorousTenderness


rsvp here for info and updates                                                   This is a family-friendly event; all are welcome.
visit the event website
follow us on instagram

We are committed to centering the voices of underrepresented composers.

Featuring music by 

Hannah Kendall

Melody McKiver

Shelley Washington

Angelica Negron

Freddie Bryant

Olivia Kieffer and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.

Performed by

Anna Maria Amoroso Noyes

Matt Consul

Eric Yim

Kallie Sugatski

Maya French

Katherine Liccardo

Matt Smith

Sam Schuth

Christina Chute

Brian Shankar Adler

Meg McIntyre, Brianna Fischler

Suki Flanagan

Will Wohler

Jordan Guerette

Jonathan Prak, and more.  

VT summer 2022 composers.JPG

We are thrilled to partner with Make Music Portland to present a new work by Hannah Kendall for community participation and are seeking folks to take an active part in this performance.  No musical experience or rehearsal is required.  Please email vigorous.tenderness@gmail.com if you'd like to be a part of this US premiere.

Screen Shot 2022-06-15 at 9.51.49 AM.png

Enter at the far right corner by the ocean; a map can be found here.  

Please consider biking, walking, or carpooling.

The rain date for this event is Wednesday, 6/22.

This is an event by and for the community, and we welcome your support.  Please reach out to kallie.sugatski@gmail.com if you are interested in donating or volunteering.  Financial donations will support future concerts, enable us to pay musicians equitably, and promote our effort to amplify underrepresented voices in classical music.

Read more about this series in Maine Magazine.

Supported in part by a grant from the Onion Foundation.
Co-presented by SPACE Gallery.