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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic returns from its winter break this weekend. On Friday evening, February 24, starting at 7:30, guitarist David Leisner (photo) will play works by Pachelbel, Matiegka/Haydn, David Leisner, and Villa-Lobos. On Saturday evening, February 25 at 7:30 Mark Peskanov on violin, Nicholas Tzavaras on cello, and Doris Stevenson on piano, will perform works by Beethoven […]

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Coming at Brooklyn Historical Society

Do highly regarded, award winning fiction writers of color, like Colson Whitehead (photo), appeal to many non-minority readers? Does “a predominantly white publishing industry maintain[] the assumption that black literature lacks marketability”? Tomorrow (Tuesday, February 21) evening at 6:30 the Brooklyn Historical Society will host a panel discussion, led by Hunter College professor and author […]

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Bargemusic this weekend.

On Friday evening, January 13, at 7:30 Bargemusic presents a “Bargemix” event: Gregor Huebner’s (photo) El Violin Latino quartet will perform works by Latin American composers and original works reflecting both Latin American and Eastern European influence. On Saturday evening, January 14, at 7:30 and again on Sunday afternoon, January 15, at 4:00, violinist Mark […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Following the “Here and Now” concert series (see second paragraph of the linked post) that began tonight and continues tomorrow (Thursday) and Friday evenings, on Saturday evening, January 7 at 7:30 and Sunday afternoon, January 8 at 4:00 Bargemusic will present cellist Edward Arron and his wife, pianist Jeewon Park. At each concert they will […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Pianist Sonya Lifschitz (photo) starts this weekend’s concert series at Bargemusic on Friday evening, December 16 at 7:30, playing works by Tchaikovsky and Crumb (George, not R.). On Saturday evening, December 17 at 7:30, and on Sunday afternoon, December 18 at 4:00, the Borromeo String Quartet will perform works by Mozart, Russell Platt, and Beethoven. […]

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Tree Lighting Wednesday Evening

The tree is up, and lighted at night, but the official lighting of the Brooklyn Heights Holiday Tree, sponsored by the Brooklyn Heights Garden Club, will take place this Wednesday evening, December 14, at 5:30. Thanks to the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange we have this message from former Heights resident and Exchange volunteer Liz Tedford, now […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Friday evening, December 9 at 8:00. Bargemusic presents pianist Olga Vinokur playing works by Scarlatti, Schumann, Aaron Jay Kernis, and Liszt. On Saturday evening, December 10 at 8:00, Julian Schwarz on cello and Marika Bournaki, “the Celine Dion of classical” (HuffPo) on piano (photo), will perform works by Debussy, Schubert, Danzi, Strauss, Popper, Bloch, […]

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Grace Chorale of Brooklyn Presents Holiday Concerts

Grace Chorale of Brooklyn, “an 80 member chorus based in Brooklyn Heights” and celebrating its 40th anniversary, will present a holiday concert, O Magnum Mysterium (no, it’s not about a mysterious pistol, but a great mystery), at Grace Church, 254 Hicks Street (between Grace Court and Joralemon); at two times: one this Friday, December 9 […]

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Theater 2020 Presents Holiday Entertainments This Weekend and Next

In what has become a holiday season tradition, Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own professional stage company, is presenting two seasonal events. This Sunday afternoon, December 4, at 3:00, at the First Unitarian Church, Pierrepont Street and Monroe Place, the RPM Singers will bring “Tuneful Tidings” to all, in a concert of songs of the season. […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Tomorrow (Friday, December 2) evening at 8:00 Bargemusic presents the Casimir Trio playing works by Beethoven, Rudin, and Schubert. On Saturday evening, December 3 at 8:00 and Sunday afternoon, December 4 at 4:00 Bargemusic’s Artistic and Executive Director Mark Peskanov on violin, joined by other distinguished musicians on viola, cello, and piano, will perform works […]

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