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Bach B Minor Mass at Zion Church April 7

Bach in the Heights will perform J.S. Bach’s B Minor Mass, conducted by Edward Houser, on Sunday, April 7 at 3:00 p.m. at the Zion German Evangelical Lutheran Church, 125 Henry Street (between Pierrepont and Clark). The singers and instrumentalists for this performance include those “who regularly perform with premier musical organizations like the Metropolitan […]

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Repast Baroque Ensemble Presents “Wanderlust” at First Unitarian Thursday Evening, March 14

The Repast Baroque Ensemble returns to Brooklyn Heights, and to the McKinney Chapel of the First Unitarian Church, 116 Pierrepont Street, this coming Thursday evening, March 14, starting at 8:00. They will present “Wanderlust,” a program of music that “explores the German enthrallment with nature and escapism, from the Baroque and Romantic periods.” The concert […]

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Grace Chorale and String Orchestra of Brooklyn Present Memorial to “Red Summer of 1919″ at St. Ann’s Church This Weekend

This Friday evening, March 1 at 7:00 and Sunday afternoon, March 3 at 3:00 at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, 157 Montague Street (near Clinton), the Grace Chorale of Brooklyn and the String Orchestra of Brooklyn will join to present “A Long Dark Shadow”, a commemoration of the summer of 1919, a summer […]

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String Orchestra of Brooklyn and Violinist Paul Huang at St. Ann’s Church Saturday

This coming Saturday, February 2, the String Orchestra of Brooklyn and violinist Paul Huang (photo, by Marco Borggreve) will be at St. Ann and the Holy Trinity Church, Clinton and Montague streets (enter from Clinton) beginning at 8:00 P.M. for a concert featuring Mr. Huang as soloist on Aram Khachaturian’s Violin Concerto, followed by jazz […]

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BHA Sends New Letter to DOT; Harvard “Kroks” Benefit Concert for BHA and A Better Way NYC

The Brooklyn Heights Association, in a letter sent today to Polly Trottenberg, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation, noted that the announcement of an alternative plan for repair of the L train tunnel should inspire DOT “to re-think DOT’s approach to the BQE reconstruction project.” The parallels seem clear: each project poses […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

This weekend Bargemusic presents a “Here and Now” festival, featuring works by seven contemporary composers, most of them world premieres. These will be performed by members of the Semplice Players, led by Bargemusic’s Artistic Director, Mark Peskanov. The festival’s first performance will be Friday evening, January 4 from 7:00 to 8:30. It will be repeated […]

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Electronica Concert at St. Ann’s Church Saturday Evening

Ambient Church, “a nomadic experiential event series dedicated to working with artists to bring new ecologies to architecturally unique spaces through transcendent audio and visual performance”, will, in conjunction with the indie record label Kranky, present a concert at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, Clinton and Montague streets, this Saturday evening, December 15, […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Update: Bargemusic will be on winter break from December 16 to Friday, January 4, when the concert schedule will resume. Pianist-composer Michael Brown (photo, by Neda Navaee) will open Bargemusic’s weekend Friday evening, December 14 at 7:00 playing works by Couperin, Mendelssohn, Ravel, Chopin, and Liszt, along with the New York premiere of his own […]

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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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