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Repast Baroque Ensemble Returns with Birth of Pop Music Next Wednesday

The Repast Baroque Ensemble – in photo above, clockwise from top right: Amelia Roosevelt, violin; Sarah Stone, viola da gamba and cello; Gabe Shuford, harpsichord; and Stephanie Corwin, bassoon – return to McKinney Chapel, First Unitarian Church, 116 Pierrepont Street, next Wednesday evening, January 15, starting at 7:30 p.m. Their concert will be: A musical […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

This weekend Bargemusic presents its “Here and Now Winter Festival,” a series of three concerts, on Friday evening, January 3 at 7:00, Saturday evening, January 4 at 6:00, and Sunday afternoon, January 5 at 4:00. The program for each of these performances is the same, consisting of short pieces by contemporary composers; almost all of […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend and Christmas

The Beethoven fest continues at Bargemusic this weekend with performances of all of his Opus 18 string quartets, of which there are six, by members of the Semplice Players along with Bargemusic’s Artistic Director, Mark Peskanov, on violin. The first concert, featuring quartets 3, 6, and 4, will be on Friday evening, December 20 at […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic begins its weekend on Friday evening, December 13 at 7:00 with “Great Pianists in Recital”, a concert by Ursula Oppens of works by Corigliano, Ravel, and Nancarrow. Then begins a two week celebration of the birthday of The Great Ludwig Van, as Alex in A Clockwork Orange calls him. On Saturday evening, December 14 […]

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Carols and Tree Lighting at Borough Hall Wednesday Evening, December 11

Although a sidewalk bridge covering the Montague Street Promenade entrance prevents a tree lighting ceremony with carols there this year, we can take comfort because the Brooklyn Youth Chorus will be singing 0n the plaza in front of Borough Hall at 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday, December 11, preparatory to the ceremony and lighting of the […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

This will be an all Bach weekend at Bargemusic. On Friday evening, December 6 at 7:00 Johnny Gandelsman will play the first three of J.S. Bach’s cello suites on the violin. On Sunday afternoon, December 8 at 4:00, he will play the next three. On Saturday evening, December 7 at 6:00, and again at 8:00, […]

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Grace Chorale Of Brooklyn’s Christmas Concert at St. Ann’s Church Friday Evening

The Grace Chorale of Brooklyn will have its annual Christmas Concert this Friday evening, December 6, starting at 7:00, at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, corner of Clinton and Montague. The concert will feature J.S. Bach’s Magnificat, Margaret Bonds’s “The Ballad of the Brown King”, and other music appropriate to the season. There’s […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Friday evening, November 29 at 7:00, Bargemusic’s weekend begins when violinist Stephanie Chase (photo) plays works by J.S. Bach, Bartók, and Ysaÿe. On Saturday evening, November 30 at 6:00, Bargemusic’s Artistic Director Mark Peskanov on violin and pianist Doris Stevenson will perform works by Handel, Schumann, Paganini/Schumann, Schubert, and Paganini. Marika Bournaki will return […]

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Wendy Richman and SOB at St. Ann’s Church Saturday Evening

On Saturday evening, November 23, at 8:00, at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, Clinton and Montague streets, acclaimed violist Wendy Richman (photo) will, along with the String Orchestra of Brooklyn (yes, they delight in their acronym), perform Rebecca Clarke’s Viola Sonata. The SOB will also perform Samuel Barber’s “Overture to the School of […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend begins early, with a concert tomorrow, Thursday evening, November 21 at 7:00, “Mozart with Lara,” featuring three Mozart sonatas performed by Bargemusic’s Artistic Director Mark Peskanov on violin and pianist Lara Downes (photo). On Friday evening, November 22 at 7:00, the Mirror Visions Ensemble will present “Journeys,” a concert of music by many […]

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