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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Friday evening, May 27, at 8:00, Bargemusic will present pianist Donald Berman playing a mix of classical (Mozart), modern (Loren Rush, Peter Phillips, and Judith Weir), and early modern (Charles Ives; photo) works. On Saturday evening, May 28, at 8:00, pianist Emanuel Krasovsky will play works by Janacek and Schubert. On Sunday afternoon, May […]

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Fleet Week Begins Tomorrow, Continues Through Memorial Day Weekend

Fleet Week begins tomorrow, Wednesday, May 25, with a parade of ships that, starting at 11:30 a.m., will proceed from the Narrows up through New York Harbor, past the Statue of Liberty and Battery Park, up to the George Washington Bridge. The ships will then head back to their assigned docks: some at the Cruise […]

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Repast Baroque Ensemble Performs Goldberg Variations At First Unitarian Tuesday Evening

On Tuesday evening, May 24, at 8:00, at the McKinney Chapel of the First Unitarian Church, 116 Pierrepont Street (between Monroe Place and Clinton), the Repast Baroque Ensemble (photo) will perform J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations. The Goldbergs are usually played on solo piano; Repast will do a version arranged for chamber ensemble. Tickets are $35 […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Tomorrow (Friday, May 20) evening at 8:00, Bargemusic presents pianist Adam Neiman playing works of Frederic Chopin (image). On Saturday evening, May 21, at 8:00 and on Sunday afternoon, May 22, at 4:00, the Aspen String Trio, along with pianist Rita Sloan, will perform works by Brahms. Details for each concert and buy tickets here. […]

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Scenes and Music From Willowtown Fair

The weather forecast for Saturday afternoon was threatening, but the rain held off for the duration of this year’s Willowtown Fair. Artists were busy painting young faces and arms. Iris Cafe sold tacos and roasted corn on the cob, and kids frolicked on a bouncy castle. Video and more photos after the jump. Under overcast […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend Kicks Off With “Basically Bull”

Tomorrow (Friday, May 13) evening at 8:00, at Bargemusic, the pianist Alan Feinberg will present Basically Bull, a concert of works by John Bull, a seventeenth century English composer whose life included not only brilliant musical composition but also fistfights, adultery, and possibly espionage. The concert will also include works by Bull’s Elizabethan era contemporaries […]

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Willowtown Fair Next Saturday

The annual spring Willowtown Fair will take place on Saturday, May 14 on Willow Place (between Joralemon and State streets) from noon to 5:00 p.m. This year’s event will feature food for sale from Iris Cafe, home baked goods and plants for sale, a Willowtown Bluegrass Band, Fire Engine Co. 224, face painters, games, rides, […]

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Bargemusic Presents Frederic Rzewski Festival

This week Bargemusic is celebrating the music of Frederic Rzewski (photo), american composer and pianist. He, along with other musicians, will be performing his compositions on Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7 at 8:00 p.m., and Sunday, May 8 at 4:00 p.m. Details for each concert and buy tickets here. Saturday afternoon at 4:00 […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

This Friday evening, April 29, at 8:00 Bargemusic will present violinist Joanna Kurkowicz (photo) and pianist Doris Stevenson will perform works by Mozart, Ravel, Bach, and Previn. On Saturday evening, April 30 at 8:00, pianist Claire Huangci will play works by Scarlatti, Chopin, and Brahms. May Day afternoon at 4:00 brings a mix of French […]

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Some Highlights Of The Brooklyn Folk Festival

Your correspondent attended many of the performances that made up the Eighth Annual Brooklyn Folk Festival, held at St. Ann and the Holy Trinity Church Friday evening, April 8 through Sunday evening, April 10, presented by Down Home Radio Show and Jalopy Music Theatre. (There are videos and more photos after the jump.) This was […]

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