A Celebration of Lucy StoneThe Forest Hills Cemetery presents — A Celebration of Lucy Stone (1818-1893)
Pioneer of Equality and Rights for Women

Sunday, November 7th, 2021 at 2PM

YOU ARE INVITED to celebrate her life at the newly-renovated Lucy Stone Chapel in the Forest Hills Columbarium.

Through words and music, this tribute will honor the ideas and achievements of a woman who refused to be silenced.

Featuring —

  • Dee Morris, Historian
  • Eve Boltax, Violinist
  • Randy Hodgkinson, Pianist
  • Janice Stetz of Forest Hills Cemetery

There will be an opportunity to pay respects at her final resting place, an urn containing the comingled ashes of Lucy, Henry Blackwell (her husband), and Alice Stone Blackwell (her daughter).

$12 At the Door

Location — 171 Walk Hill Street, Jamaico Plain

PLEASE RSVP to Janice at 617-524-0128

Parking is available.

About the Musicians

EVE BOLTAX is violinist, violin teacher, teaching artist, and Feldenkrais practitioner. As part of the saxophone/viola duo Patchtax, she toured the US and Canada, and received grants from the Barr Foundation, the Boston Foundation, and the New England Foundation of the Arts. During the 2017-18 season Patchtax served as musicians-in-residence with the MANNA Community, a community of homeless and housing-insecure individuals in downtown Boston. She was the founding violist of the Cardamom Quartet, which championed music by women composers and performed in libraries, art galleries, houses of worship, senior centers, school programs, farmers’ markets, and living rooms throughout New England. Solo performances include: Celebrity Series’ Concert for One; bachspace, an evening length exploration of the sensory world surrounding the solo viola; Calderwood Hall, the Banff Centre, and the New Music Gathering.

RANDY HODGKINSON is the Grand Prize Winner of the International American Music Competition sponsored by Carnegie Hall and the Rockefeller Foundation.  He’s performed with orchestras in Atlanta, Philadelphia, Buffalo, Boston, Cleveland and abroad in Italy and Iceland. In addition, he has performed numerous recital programs spanning the repertoire from J.S. Bach to Donald Martino. He is an artist member of the Boston Chamber Music Society, and he performs the four-hand and two-piano repertoire with his wife Leslie Amper. Mr. Hodgkinson’s festival appearances include Blue Hill (Maine), BargeMusic, Chestnut Hill Concerts (Madison, Connecticut), Seattle Chamber Music Festival, and Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival. Recently, Mr. Hodgkinson gave the world premiere of the Piano Concerto by Gardner Read at the Eastman School in Rochester. He’s a faculty member of the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, Wellesley College, and the Longy School of Music in Cambridge.

Randy Hodgkinson and Eve Boltax