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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend starts on Friday evening, October 20, at 8:00 with a “Little Tribute to Vienna” (photo) featuring pianist Alexandra Joan playing works by Haydn, Schubert/Liszt, Webern, Kreisler/Rachmaninov, and Schumann. On Saturday evening, October 21, at 6:00 pianist Oleg Khudyakov will play works by Chopin and Stravinsky. There will be a second Saturday evening concert, […]

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Sounds of the Court of the Sun King by Repast Baroque Ensemble this Friday

François Couperin (1668-1733) was a French baroque composer and musician whose career came to full fruition at the court of Louis XIV (the “Sun King”; image). On Friday evening, October 20, at 8:00, the Repast Baroque Ensemble returns to the McKinney Chapel, First Unitarian Church, 116 Pierrepont Street (between Monroe Place and Clinton), to perform […]

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Brooklyn Women’s Exchange Hosts Craft Workshop For Kids This Sunday

This Sunday, October 15, the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, 55 Pierrepont Street (between Hicks and Henry) will host a Fall Finger Puppets craft workshop for kids five years old and up, accompanied by a caregiver. The project will be the making of hand-sewn finger puppets (see illustrations here). Stop by anytime from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Friday evening, October 13 at 8:00 Bargemusic will present pianist Steven Beck playing works by three modern masters: Schoenberg, Webern, and Berg. On Saturday evening, October 14 at 8:00 and again on Sunday afternoon, October 15 at 4:00, violinist Mark Peskanov and pianist Nina Kogan (photo) will perform works by Brahms. There are details […]

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Brooklyn Heights Showhouse A “Huge Success”

Following the cancellation of the Brooklyn Heights house tour because the age of ubiquitous social media made homeowners uneasy, the Brooklyn Heights Association is presenting Showhouse at 32 Livingston Street from 11 am – 5 pm every day except Monday through November 5. Last entry is at 4 pm. Showhouse features the work of more […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Clarinetist Alexander Fiterstein and pianist Anna Polonsky (photo by Scott Meivogel) start Bargemusic’s concerts this weekend on Friday evening, October 6 at 8:00 with performances of works by Bernstein, Rozsa, Brahms, and Poulenc. On Saturday evening, October 7 at 8:00 cellist Inbal Segev and pianist Juho Pohjonen will play works by Grieg, Chopin, and Schumann. […]

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Fireworks Tomorrow Night (Yes, Again, and This Time Close)

There will be fireworks tomorrow night (Sunday, October 1) starting at 7:00 PM. According to the NYC Fireworks Displays site, they are to be from Pier 16, East River, which is directly opposite Brooklyn Heights, so they will be clearly visible from the Promenade (and audible throughout the neighborhood). The sponsor is the Association of […]

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Fireworks Tomorrow Night

There will be fireworks tomorrow night (Saturday, September 30) starting at 10:55 PM. They will be launched from a barge off Red Hook, opposite the Liberty Warehouse. They might not be visible from all parts of Brooklyn Heights or the Promenade because of intervening tall buildings, though they should be visible from many rooftops. They […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

This Friday evening, September 29, at 8:00, Bargemusic will present “Celebrating Polish Composers,” featuring works by Zarzycki, Twardowski, Lutoslawski, Szymanowski, and Wieniawski (thank God for copy and paste), performed by Kinga Augustyn (photo) on violin and David Oei on piano. On Sunday afternoon, October 1, at 2:00,

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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Friday evening, September 22, at 8:00, Bargemusic will present “Tokyo to New York: Composer/Performers,” a concert of works by contemporary composers, some Asian and some Western, performed by Thomas Piercy (photo) some on clarinet and some on hichiriki. On Saturday evening, September 23, at 8:00, pianist and composer Michael Brown will play works by […]

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