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Brooklyn Bridge Park Presents “Open Studios” This Weekend

On Saturday, October 24 and Sunday, October 25, Brooklyn Bridge Park will present “Open Studios” on the Harbor View Lawn (photo) of Pier One. These will be opportunities to see dance, theater, and music groups in live rehearsal. The events will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on both days, with different groups […]

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Bluegrass and Books on Line from Brooklyn Bridge Park

This Sunday, September 13 from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m., the Brooklyn Americana Music Festival, in conjunction with Brooklyn Bridge Park, will present on line the “Women’s Stage” portion of its 2020 “Long Distance” festival, featuring a diverse group of women musicians with styles “spanning traditional and modern Country, Folk, Blues, Old Time, Bluegrass, and Jazz.” […]

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Brooklyn Folk Festival Goes Virtual

Your correspondent has long been a fan of the Brooklyn Folk Festival. Until this year, it has been held in the spring, at St. Ann and the Holy Trinity Church. This year, it was announced that an indoor festival in the spring was impossible, but it would be re-scheduled for the fall. It has now […]

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Repast Baroque Ensemble’s “Struggle and Jubilation” Concert Postponed

We have been advised by Repast Baroque Ensemble that their concerts, “Struggle and Jubilation,”  scheduled for this coming Wednesday, March 18 at McKinney Chapel, First Unitarian Church, and also at Manhattan Country School on Thursday, March 19, have been postponed to dates to be announced. We will let you know when those dates have been decided. […]

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Repast Baroque Ensemble Returns March 18 with “Struggle & Jubilation”

On Wednesday evening, March 18 the Repast Baroque Ensemble, joined by bass-baritone Jonathan Woody (photo), will be at McKinney Chapel of the First Unitarian Church, 116 Pierrepont Street (between Monroe Place and Clinton). They will present “Struggle & Jubilation,” a concert that explores the aesthetic and theological connections between music of the German Baroque and African-American spirituals. Composers […]

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Mozart, Beethoven, and Wagner at St. Ann’s Church Sunday

This Sunday, February 9 from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m., the Brooklyn Metro Chamber Orchestra will perform works by Mozart (whose birthday was January 27), Beethoven, and Wagner, at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, corner of Clinton and Montague streets. There are more details, and you may purchase tickets here.

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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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