Tonight (Thursday, March 21) and tomorrow night, (Friday, March 22), starting at 8:00, Bargemusic will present Sylvia, an opera by contemporary composer Julia Adolphe (photo). On Saturday evening, also at 8:00, there will be a “Masterworks” concert featuring works by Brahms, Mahler, Liszt, and Spohr. On Sunday afternoon at 2:00 there will be a performance of Beethoven piano sonatas (continuing a series in which all will be performed) with commentaries, with Jeffrey Swann on piano. On Saturday afternoon starting at 3:00 (doors open at 2:30) there is a free, family oriented “Music in Motion” concert. More details are here.
Brooklyn Heights Cinema, 70 Henry Street (corner of Orange) will be showing two new movies starting this weekend: Admission, starring Tina Fey, Paul Rudd, and a perennial favorite of mine, Lily Tomlin; and Ginger & Rosa, starring Elle Fanning, Alice Englert, Annette Bening, and Oliver Platt. Showtimes are here.
If you’re interested in volunteering to help with maintenance of Brooklyn Bridge Park, there will be a Volunteer Open House on Pier 1 Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to noon. You can sign up here.