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Grace Chorale and Friends Concert This Sunday

The Grace Chorale of Brooklyn and friends will present a concert this Sunday afternoon, May 19 at 3:00, at the First Presbyterian Church, 124 Henry Street (between Clark and Pierrepont). There’s more information and you can buy tickets here.

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend begins Friday evening, May 17 at 7:00 with a recital of vocal works by Dowland, Beethoven, Schubert, Leisner, Borisov, and Waldteufel, sung by the tenor James Onstad (photo) accompanied on guitar by David Leisner. On Saturday evening, May 18 at 6:00, and again at 8:00, members of the Semplice Players will perform two […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend begins on Friday evening, May 10 at 7:00, when pianist Andreas Foivos Apostolou plays works by Purcell, Rameau, J.S. Bach, and Leo Ornstein, as well as four compositions of his own. On Saturday evening, May 11 at 6:00 pianist Olga Vinokur (photo) will present “Adventures in Transcription,” a series of works originally written […]

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Repast Baroque Ensemble Presents “The Curious Inventions of Biagio Marini” Thursday Evening

This Thursday evening, May 9 at 8:00 p.m., at the McKinney Chapel of the First Unitarian Church. 116 Pierrepont Street, the Repast Baroque Ensemble will present “The Curious Inventions of Biagio Marini,” featuring works by that seventeenth century Italian composer, along with works by Dario Castello. Marini’s music was considered to be avant garde in […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend begins Friday evening, May 3 at 7:00, with Mark Peskanov on violin, Rose Hashimoto (photo, by David Ordovsky) on viola, and Sean Hawthorne on cello, doing works by Schubert, Bach, and Beethoven. On Saturday evening, May 4 at 6:00, pianists Rita Sloan and Jonathan Feldman will present “Shall We (Mostly) Dance?” featuring works […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend begins tomorrow evening, Friday, April 26 at 7:00, when pianist Gleb Ivanov presents the third in his series of performances of the complete piano sonatas of Prokofiev. On Saturday evening, April 27 at 6:00 pianist David Kaplan (photo) will play works by Mozart and Schumann, and the world premiere of “Five Easy Pieces” […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Friday evening, April 19 at 7:00, pianist Gleb Ivanov will play the second in his series of concerts presenting the complete piano sonatas of Prokofiev. On Saturday evening, April 20 at 6:00, and again on Sunday afternoon, April 21 at 4:00, a trio consisting of violinist Mark Peskanov, cellist Julian Schwarz, and pianist Misha […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend begins early this week, with a concert tomorrow evening, Thursday, April 11 at 7:00, celebrating the 80th birthday of composer Andrew Rudin (photo). On Friday evening, April 12 at 7:00 pianist Gleb Ivanov will begin a series in which he will play the complete piano sonatas of Prokofiev. On Saturday evening, April 13 […]

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Brooklyn Folk Festival Off to Roaring Start

If the quality of last night’s performances at the Brooklyn Folk Festival holds up through the rest of the weekend, this will be the best Festival yet, and that’s clearing a high bar. The opening act was Tenores de Aterúe, an a capella quartet who do traditional music from Sardinia, an island to the west […]

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Big Musical Weekend: Bargemusic Returns; also Bach in the Heights and Brooklyn Folk Festival.

Bargemusic returns from its winter break this coming weekend, with three concerts. On Friday evening, April 5 at 7:00 there will be works by contemporary composers Haas, Neuwirth, Kurtág, and Donatoni performed by violinist Miranda Cuckson (photo, by John Rogers) and pianist Conor Hanick. On Saturday evening, April 6 at 6:00 pianist Alexandra Joan will […]

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