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Bargemusic this Weekend

On Friday evening, August 27, at 8:00 Bargemusic presents pianist Asiya Kornepova (photo) playing works by Rachmaninoff. On Saturday evening, August 28 at 8:00 and Sunday afternoon, August 29 at 4:00, works by Brahms will be performed by violinist Mark Peskanov, cellist Julian Schwarz, and pianist Maria Bournaki. There are details for each concert and […]

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Coming Events at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Tomorrow (Saturday, August 20) from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. there will be a free Pier 5 Family Field Day, with potato, sack, and Hula Hoop races, parachute games, soccer skills lessons, and scrimmage games. More information here. On Sunday afternoon, August 21 from 2:00 to 5:00 the Nantucket lightship (photo), docked at Pier 6, […]

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This Weekend at Bargemusic

This Friday evening, August 19 at 8:00 Bargemusic will present the St. Petersburg Piano Quartet, along with winners of the Leopold Auer International Competition performing works by Vivaldi (image), Bach, Bizet/Waxman, and Brahms. On Saturday evening, August 20 at 8:00, the St. Petersburg Piano Quartet, minus the prizewinners, will play works by Juantio Becenti, Mozart, […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic begins its weekend series of concerts with one on Friday evening, August 12 at 8:00 that features music from the baroque, romantic, modern, and contemporary canons, including works by Bach, Arvo Pärt, Hindemith, Dvořák, and Mendelssohn, performed by cellist Edward Arron and his wife, pianist Jeewon Park (photo of both by Hak-Soo Kim). On […]

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Coming at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Tomorrow (Saturday, August 6) from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Pebble Beach near the Main Street (DUMBO) entrance to Brooklyn Bridge Park, Aeilushi Mistry will lead a performance of the Hindu lamp ceremony Aarti, in which lamps are set afloat to “bring peace and harmony to our shoreline.” More information here. On Sunday, August […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend; Tango Fans Take Note.

On Friday evening, August 5 at 8:00, Bargemusic will present violinist Kinga Augustyn playing selections ranging from the baroque to the romantic to the modern, including works by Telemann, Paganini, Piotr Drożdżewski, Penderecki, and Eugene Ysaye. Saturday evening, August 6 starting at 8:00 is tango evening, featuring music composed by Astor Piazzolla (photo) and by […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Friday evening, July 29, at 8:00 Bargemusic will present Part II of violinist Gregory Fulkerson’s performance of J.S. Bach’s “Complete Violin Solo Sonatas and Partitas Plus”. This performance will include, in addition to works by Bach, others by Bartok and Carter. On Saturday evening, July 30 at 8:00, pianist Olga Vinokur will play works […]

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Daniela Gioseffi, Brooklyn Heights Resident and Award Winning Author, to Speak at First Unitarian Sunday

The Eagle reports that Heights resident and National Book Award winner Daniela Gioseffi will speak on climate justice in a homily titled “Green World Rising” this Sunday, July 24 at the 11:00 a.m. service at the McKinney Chapel of First Unitarian Church, on Pierrepont Street between Monroe Place and Clinton. The many talented Ms. Gioseffi, […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

This Friday evening, July 22 at 8:00 Bargemusic will present works by Brahms, Grieg, and Dvorak performed by Mark Peskanov on violin, Evan Drachman (photo) on cello, and Doris Stevenson on piano. On Saturday evening, July 22 at 8:00 and on Sunday afternoon, July 23 at 4:00, a trio consisting of Mark Peskanov on violin, […]

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“Bridge Grooves” at Brooklyn Bridge Park this Wednesday and Next

This Wednesday evening, July 20, and the following, July 27, starting at 7:00 on the Harbor View Lawn at Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy, and Brooklyn Bodega will present “Bridge Grooves”, two free concerts featuring “some of New York’s most exciting musicians”. This Wednesday’s event features the PitchBlak Brass Band […]

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