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Brooklyn Folk Festival at St. Ann’s Church April 28-30

The ninth annual Brooklyn Folk Festival will be at St. Ann and the Holy Trinity Church (Clinton and Montague streets) from Friday evening, April 28 through Sunday evening, April 30. Your correspondent has attended the last two festivals–see here and here and enjoyed them enormously. This year’s promises to be even better, given the superb […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend begins on Friday evening, April 21 at 8:00 with pianist Lara Downes (photo) playing a concert with the title “I’ve Known Rivers,” featuring works by Ned Rorem, Samuel Coleridge Taylor, Margaret Bonds, Sarah Kirkland Snider, Henry Mancini, Arthur Hamilton, Jerome Kern, Frederic Rzewski, and Chopin. On Saturday evening, April 22 at 8:00, and […]

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Earth Day Celebrated on Montague Saturday

This coming Saturday, April 22, there will be an Earth Day celebration on Montague Street, all the way from Court Street to the Promenade entrance. The events will begin at noon, with music by the Brooklyn United Marching Band until 1:00. Immediately following that, from 1:00 until 4:00 PM, there will be other music and […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic gets the weekend going on Friday evening, April 14 at 8:00 with a concert of Chopin by pianist Jeewon Park (photo). On Saturday evening, April 15 at 8:00 works by Bach, Peskanov, Schubert, Ravel, Prokofiev, and Peskanov/Lourdes Lobo will be performed by Lu Ann Peskanov on flute and Alexander Peskanov on piano. The Sunday […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Friday evening, April 7 at 8:00 Bargemusic presents the wife and husband team of Anna Polonsky and Orion Weiss (photo) doing four-handed piano performances of works by Schubert, Liszt, Chopin, and Barber. On Saturday evening, April 8 at 8:00, and again on Sunday afternoon, April 9 at 4:00, violinist Mark Peskanov, cellist Julian Schwarz, […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Friday evening, March 31 at 8:00, and again on Saturday evening, April 1 at 8:00, Bargemusic presents Mark Peskanov on violin and Ran Dank (photo) on piano performing works by Mozart, Beethoven, and Brahms. On Sunday afternoon, April 2, Ran Dank returns to play solo “Politically Inspired: Chopin and Rzewski”—works by Chopin and Rzewski. […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Friday evening, March 24, at 8:00, Bargemusic presents violinist Giora Schmidt and pianist Victor Santiago Asuncion playing works by Beethoven, Castelnuovo-Tedesco, and Respighi. On Saturday evening, March 25, at 8:00 the Dorian Wind Quintet will perform works by Arturo Marquez, Amanda Harberg, Bruce Adolphe, Lalo Schifrin, Billy Childs, and Karl Kramer. On Sunday afternoon, […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Saturday evening, March 18 (there is no Friday concert this week) at 8:00, Bargemusic presents the Aviv Quartet playing works by Mozart, Shostakovich, and Ravel. On Sunday afternoon, March 19, at 4:00, the Alaria Trio will perform works by Arvo Pärt, Beethoven, and Schubert. There are details for each concert and you may buy […]

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“Handel and the Voice” at First Unitarian This Friday Evening, March 17

This Friday evening, March 17, 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 present “Handel and the Voice,” a concert of works by Handel, Vivaldi, Purcell, and Telemann, including vocals by bass-baritone Jonathan Woody. Tickets are $30 general […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Friday evening, March 10 at Bargemusic presents pianist Steven Beck (photo) playing works by Schubert and Brahms. On Saturday evening, March 11 at 6:00 and again at 8:00, and on Sunday afternoon, March 12 at 2:00 and 4:00, Bargemusic’s Artistic and Executive Director Mark Peskanov on violin is joined by the Semplice Players to […]

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