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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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Benefit Folk Concert and Square Dance Saturday Evening to Benefit St. Ann’s Church Restoration

This Saturday evening, March 11, starting at 7:30 the Brooklyn Folk Festival will present a benefit for the restoration of the beautiful St. Ann and the Holy Trinity Church, at Clinton and Montague streets (photo), at which the event will be held. On the program are Eli Smith, playing American folk and banjo tunes; Eva […]

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Coming at Brooklyn Historical Society

On Thursday, March 9 at 6:30 p.m., the Brooklyn Historical Society will present a conversation between Cindy Gallop, founder of IfWeRanTheWorld and MakeLoveNotPorn, and Juie Scelfo, author of The Women Who Made New York, on the topic “Are We There Yet, Sisters? Will We Ever Be?” The discussion will focus on “[p]ower dynamics, double standards, […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

This Friday evening, March 3, at 8:00 Bargemusic presents French-Romanian pianist Alexandra Joan (photo) playing works by Haydn, Ligeti, Schumann, and Carter. On Saturday evening, March 4, at 8:00 and Sunday afternoon, March 5, at 4:00, pianist Jeffrey Swann, joined by the strings of the Semplice Players, will perform works by Schubert and Mozart. There […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic returns from its winter break this weekend. On Friday evening, February 24, starting at 7:30, guitarist David Leisner (photo) will play works by Pachelbel, Matiegka/Haydn, David Leisner, and Villa-Lobos. On Saturday evening, February 25 at 7:30 Mark Peskanov on violin, Nicholas Tzavaras on cello, and Doris Stevenson on piano, will perform works by Beethoven […]

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Coming at Brooklyn Historical Society

Do highly regarded, award winning fiction writers of color, like Colson Whitehead (photo), appeal to many non-minority readers? Does “a predominantly white publishing industry maintain[] the assumption that black literature lacks marketability”? Tomorrow (Tuesday, February 21) evening at 6:30 the Brooklyn Historical Society will host a panel discussion, led by Hunter College professor and author […]

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Bargemusic this weekend.

On Friday evening, January 13, at 7:30 Bargemusic presents a “Bargemix” event: Gregor Huebner’s (photo) El Violin Latino quartet will perform works by Latin American composers and original works reflecting both Latin American and Eastern European influence. On Saturday evening, January 14, at 7:30 and again on Sunday afternoon, January 15, at 4:00, violinist Mark […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Following the “Here and Now” concert series (see second paragraph of the linked post) that began tonight and continues tomorrow (Thursday) and Friday evenings, on Saturday evening, January 7 at 7:30 and Sunday afternoon, January 8 at 4:00 Bargemusic will present cellist Edward Arron and his wife, pianist Jeewon Park. At each concert they will […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Pianist Sonya Lifschitz (photo) starts this weekend’s concert series at Bargemusic on Friday evening, December 16 at 7:30, playing works by Tchaikovsky and Crumb (George, not R.). On Saturday evening, December 17 at 7:30, and on Sunday afternoon, December 18 at 4:00, the Borromeo String Quartet will perform works by Mozart, Russell Platt, and Beethoven. […]

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