Made in Britain, mostly: Air & Hammers
The ensemble Air & Hammers, consisting of the husband-and-wife duo of baritone Edmund Connolly and pianist Maxine Thévenot, offers a recital that focuses on British repertoire, including two folk-song settings by Britten, four selections from Vaughan Williams’ Songs of Travel, and a handful of songs from Finzi’s Earth and Air and Rain .A few non-British items also figure in the concert: a pair of melodies by Fauré, selections from Wolf’s Spanisches Liederbuch, a song by the Canadian Andrew Ager, and two pieces by New Mexico-based composer Frederick Frahm. This event, sponsored by Southwest Arts, takes place at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 26, at Christ Lutheran Church, (1701 Arroyo Chamiso). Tickets ($15, with discounts for seniors and students) are available through www .southwestarts.org. For information, call 970-903-8854. — J.M.K.