There’s lots of music in and around Brooklyn Heights this coming weekend (Friday, April 24 through Sunday, April 26). On Friday evening, starting at 8:00, Bargemusic will present pianists Timo Andres and David Kaplan playing works by Mr. Andres, Beethoven, and Brahms. On Saturday evening at 8:00 and again on Sunday afternoon at 4:00 the Shanghai Quartet, along with pianist Cecile Licad, will perform works by Beethoven, Ravel, and Schumann. There’s more information and buy tickets here. Saturday afternoon at 4:00 there will be a free, family oriented “Music in Motion” concert, co-sponsored by the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy. Doors open at 3:45; first come, first seated.
On Saturday evening at 7:00 dramatic soprano Korin Kormick, accompanied by pianist Ling Leng, will be at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, Clinton and Montague streets, to perform works by Wagner, Strauss, Berlioz, and Menotti, including the complete Wensendonck Lieder, inspired by Wagner’s love for his patron’s wife. Admission is a suggested donation of $20; proceeds will benefit The Forum @ St. Ann’s arts and cultural programs.
Yesterday was Earth Day, but you and your family can celebrate it on Saturday by joining in Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Earth Day Family Volunteer Event. More information and RSVP here. On Sunday at 11:00 a.m. meet at the Pier 1 entrance near the foot of Old Fulton Street for a free guided park tour. Also on Sunday, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Smorgasburg will be on the Pier 5 uplands, near the foot of Joralemon Street.
Also in conjunction with Earth Day St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church will present a screening of Jeremy Irons’ film “Trashed” on Sunday at 3:00 p.m. Admission is a suggested donation of $5.
This weekend is your last chance to see the Heights Players production of Christopher Durang’s Beyond Therapy, which will be showing Friday and Saturday evenings, April 24 and 25, starting at 8:00, and Sunday, April 26 starting at 2:00. More information here.
Don’t forget the free Zine Fest Saturday and Sunday at the Brooklyn Historical Society.