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Promenade Tree Lighting, Caroling and Shopping Wednesday

As you may have noticed, the Promenade Christmas Tree, located at the Montague Street entrance to the Promenade, is already lit (see photo, by your correspondent). Still, the official lighting will take place on this Wednesday evening, December 12 at 5:30. Carolers from the Grace Chorale of Brooklyn will be there to add a festive […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Pianist Ursula Oppens (photo) begins Bargemusic’s weekend on Friday evening, December 7 at 7:00 with two pieces by Schubert and two by modern composers, one by Elliott Carter and one by Joan Tower. On Saturday evening, December 8 at 6:00 and again on Sunday afternoon, December 9 at 4:00, violinist and Bargemusic’s Artistic Director Mark […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Brahms (photo) is on the calendar to open Bargemusic’s weekend on Friday evening, November 30 at 7:00, with a concert of his works to be performed by Bargemusic’s Artistic Director Mark Peskanov on violin, Evan Drachman on cello, and Doris Stevenson on piano. On Saturday evening, December 1 at 6:00 and again on Sunday afternoon, […]

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S.O.B. Performs Mahler’s 4th at St. Ann’s Church Saturday

This Saturday evening, December 1 at 8:00, at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, Clinton and Montague streets (enter from Clinton) the String Orchestra of Brooklyn, which delights in its acronym, will present Gustav Mahler’s great Fourth Symphony, with its vocal part performed by soprano Lauren Michelle (photo), winner of the BBC Cardiff Singer […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend begins this evening — Friday, November 23 at 7:00 — with pianist Olga Vinokur playing works by Scarlatti, Scriabin, Debussy, and Chopin. On Saturday evening November 24 at 8:00 and again on Sunday afternoon November 25 at 4:00, clarinetist Alexander Fiterstein (photo), along with members of the Semplice Players, will perform works by […]

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Annual PS8/MS8 Holiday Market December 1st — Vendors Wanted!

Are you a business or an artisan/freelancer/hobbyist/pedlar looking for a venue to sell your crafts and wares to actual humans in the neighborhood that doesn’t involve a certain monopolistic corporate entity bent on owning us all? You’re in luck! The Annual PS8/MS8 Holiday Market is this December 1st, and they are still looking for vendors […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Pianist Jeewon Park (photo) begins Bargemusic’s weekend on Friday evening, Novemeber 16 at 7:00 with works by Mozart, Beethoven, and Schubert. On Saturday evening, November 17 at 6:00, Marika Bournaki continues her series of concerts — this is part 4 — presenting all of the piano sonatas of Beethoven. On Sunday afternoon, November 18 at […]

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Bargemusic this Weekend

Bargemusic begins the weekend with a concert on Friday evening, November 9 at 7:00, marking the 100th anniversary of the death of Claude Debussy (shown in the photo, taken in 1904, with his soon to be stepdaughter, Hélène “Dolly” Bardac, and a very impressive Borzoi; see here). The concert will feature works by Debussy, along […]

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Grace Chorale Presents “Musica Mystica” at St. Ann’s Church Next Weekend

On Friday evening, November 9 at 7:00 and Sunday afternoon, November 11 at 3:00, the Grace Chorale of Brooklyn, under the direction of Jason Asbury, along with the St. Ann’s School High School Chorus and Consort, baritone Peter Kendall Clark, and soprano Morissa Pepose, will present “Musica Mystica,” a concert including “O frondens virga” by […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

It’s an all piano weekend at Bargemusic. On Friday evening, November 2 at 7:00 pianist Sara Davis Buechner will return to Bargemusic to play a second concert of works by the Jazz Age composers Dana Suesse and George Gershwin, feturing a different set of works than those in her October 12 concert. For fans of […]

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