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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend begins tomorrow evening, Friday, April 26 at 7:00, when pianist Gleb Ivanov presents the third in his series of performances of the complete piano sonatas of Prokofiev. On Saturday evening, April 27 at 6:00 pianist David Kaplan (photo) will play works by Mozart and Schumann, and the world premiere of “Five Easy Pieces” […]

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Reminder: Silhouette Artist at Brooklyn Women’s Exchange This Weekend

Silhouette artist Deborah O’Connor will be at the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, 55 Pierrepont Street (between Henry and Hicks) Friday, April 26; Saturday, April 27; and Sunday, April 28, during regular store hours. The silhouettes make ideal Mother’s Day or Father’s Day presents. More information here. To make an appointment, please call 718-624-3435 or e-mail bwe.silhouettes@gmail.com.

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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Friday evening, April 19 at 7:00, pianist Gleb Ivanov will play the second in his series of concerts presenting the complete piano sonatas of Prokofiev. On Saturday evening, April 20 at 6:00, and again on Sunday afternoon, April 21 at 4:00, a trio consisting of violinist Mark Peskanov, cellist Julian Schwarz, and pianist Misha […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend begins early this week, with a concert tomorrow evening, Thursday, April 11 at 7:00, celebrating the 80th birthday of composer Andrew Rudin (photo). On Friday evening, April 12 at 7:00 pianist Gleb Ivanov will begin a series in which he will play the complete piano sonatas of Prokofiev. On Saturday evening, April 13 […]

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Kids’ Craft Event at Brooklyn Women’s Exchange Sunday

This Sunday, April 13, the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, 55 Pierrepont Street (between Hicks and Henry) will host a craft workshop for kids five years old and up, accompanied by a caregiver. The project will be to create lovely sachets just in time for spring; (see illustration here). Stop by anytime from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 […]

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Brooklyn Folk Festival Off to Roaring Start

If the quality of last night’s performances at the Brooklyn Folk Festival holds up through the rest of the weekend, this will be the best Festival yet, and that’s clearing a high bar. The opening act was Tenores de Aterúe, an a capella quartet who do traditional music from Sardinia, an island to the west […]

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Big Musical Weekend: Bargemusic Returns; also Bach in the Heights and Brooklyn Folk Festival.

Bargemusic returns from its winter break this coming weekend, with three concerts. On Friday evening, April 5 at 7:00 there will be works by contemporary composers Haas, Neuwirth, Kurtág, and Donatoni performed by violinist Miranda Cuckson (photo, by John Rogers) and pianist Conor Hanick. On Saturday evening, April 6 at 6:00 pianist Alexandra Joan will […]

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Brooklyn Folk Festival at St. Ann’s Church April 5-7

This year’s Brooklyn Folk Festival will take place at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, enter at 157 Montague Street (near Clinton) from Friday evening, April 5 through Sunday evening, April 7. A complete schedule is here. This year’s lineup includes some old favorites, including Frank Fairfield and Meredith Axelrod (photo by Brian Geltner), […]

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Brooklyn Heights Author Rachel Cline Reads From New Novel

On Thursday evening your correspondent attended a reading at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe by Brooklyn Heights resident and native Rachel Cline, from her forthcoming novel, The Question Authority. Her central character in the story, like Ms. Cline, lives in the Heights and works for the City’s Board of Education, but Ms. Cline carefully said that […]

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Bach B Minor Mass at Zion Church April 7

Bach in the Heights will perform J.S. Bach’s B Minor Mass, conducted by Edward Houser, on Sunday, April 7 at 3:00 p.m. at the Zion German Evangelical Lutheran Church, 125 Henry Street (between Pierrepont and Clark). The singers and instrumentalists for this performance include those “who regularly perform with premier musical organizations like the Metropolitan […]

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