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String Orchestra of Brooklyn at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Saturday Evening

This Saturday evening, February 13, starting at 8:00, the String Orchestra of Brooklyn will present a concert at St. Ann and the Holy Trinity Church, Clinton and Montague streets. On the program are Beethoven’s Grosse Fugue, the East Coast premiere of Timo Andres’ Running Theme, and Brahms’ Violin Concerto in D Major, the last featuring […]

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Sword Dance Festival at Library Saturday

(Video after the jump.) This Saturday, February 13th, starting at 1:00 p.m., the Brooklyn Heights branch of the Brooklyn Public Library, 280 Cadman Plaza West, will host an English Sword Dance Festival. The event is free. According to the poster (thanks to my wife for the photo): Sword dancing is a winter celebration that has […]

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Theater 2020 Presents A Little Night Music Starting This Weekend; Vaudeville Revue on Tuesday the 16th

Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own, award winning professional stage company, will present Stephen Sondheim’s Broadway classic A Little Night Music over the next four weekends at the McKinney Chapel of the First Unitarian Church, 116 Pierrepont Street (corner of Monroe Place). Performances this weekend will be at 8:00 p.m. Friday, February 12 and Saturday, February […]

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The Three Gentlemen Featured At Hill Country Brooklyn Family Jam Sunday

The Three Gentlemen (photo) will be performing this Sunday afternoon, February 7, starting at 1:00, at Hill Country Brooklyn, 345 Adams Street. There’s no cover charge. Hill Country’s website gives this interesting description of what to expect: The Three Gentlemen, this foursome are a brand-new, noteworthy, BK roots/country, dare we say, super group: Konrad Meissner […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

On Friday evening, January 15, starting at 8:00, Bargemusic will present an evening of American song, with soprano Jamie Jordan (photo: Berio’s Circles by Glenn Cornett) and pianist/composer Bobby Mitchell, doing songs by Mr. Mitchell and by Frederic Rzewski, Michael Finnissy, Stephen Sondheim, and George Gershwin. On Saturday evening, January 16 at 8:00 and on […]

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The BHB Ten for 2015!

Here, in no particular order, are the people you, the readers, and we nominated for the Brooklyn Heights Ten for the past year, 2015. Tracy (“Mrs. Fink”) Zamot and daughter Gracie: The sudden and unexpected loss of BHB’s founder, publisher, contributor, and guiding light John “Homer Fink” Loscalzo last April left all of us on […]

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Bargemusic Presents Americana with Mark and Maggie O’Connor, and Bach with Johnny Gandelsman

On Friday evening, January 8 at 8:00 Bargemusic presents husband and wife violinists Mark (photo) and Maggie O’Connor doing a concert of American classic violin solos and duos. On Saturday evening, January 9 and Sunday afternoon, January 10 at 4:00, violinist Johnny Gandelsman will perform works by J.S. Bach. Saturday afternoon at 4:00 there will […]

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Massenet’s Werther at First Unitarian Monday

This coming Monday evening, January 11, starting at 7:00, Martha Cardona Opera will present Jules Massenet’s opera Werther at the First Unitarian Church, corner of Monroe Place and Pierrepont Street. The title role will be sung by tenor Alex Richardson, who has sung with the Metropolitan Opera and the Washington National Opera, and whose performance […]

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Bargemusic Says: Celebrate New Year’s Eve With “Big Daddy” Bach

On Thursday evening, December 31, starting at 7:30 Bargemusic will present a New Year’s Eve Celebration featuring its President, Executive and Artistic Director Mark Peskanov on violin and Steven Beck (not Beck Hanson) on piano, performing sonatas by J.S. Bach (image). Considered by many the greatest composer in the Western canon, Bach was a cat […]

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Bargemusic Presents Bach by Beck on Christmas Eve

On Christmas Eve (Thursday, December 24) starting at 7:30 p.m., Bargemusic will present a Christmas Eve Celebration featuring pianist Steven Beck (photo) playing J.S. Bach’s “Goldberg” Variations. Tickets are $75 ($78.62 with service fee) and can be purchased here. There will also be a New Year’s Eve Celebration; more details later. Saturday afternoon, December 26, […]

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