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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Friday evening, June 16 at 8:00 Bargemusic will start the weekend with a concert of music by the American composer Lewis Spratlan (photo), played by Elizabeth Chang on violin, Nardo Poy on viola, Julia Lichten on cello, Romie de Guise-Langlois on clarinet, and Alissa Leiser on piano. On Saturday evening, June 17 at 8:00, […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Friday evening, June 9 at 8:00 Bargemusic will present violinist Rolf Schulte (photo, by Christian Steiner) and pianist James Winn, who will play works by Hanns Eisler, Webern, Schönberg, Donald Martino, and Busoni. On Saturday evening, June 10 at 8:00, and again on Sunday afternoon, June 11 at 4:00, members of the Manhattan Symphonie, […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Tomorrow (Friday, June 2) evening at 8:00 pianist Donald Berman (photo) will play works by Haydn, Mauricio Kagel, Dániel Péter Biró, Scott Lindroth, and Ives (certainly an eclectic mix!). On Saturday evening, June 3 at 8:00, violinist Igor Pikayzen, joined by his mother Tatiana Pikayzen on piano, will perform works by Beethoven, Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky, Kreisler, […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

In case you’ve been hiding under a rock or visiting North Korea for a while, this is the fiftieth anniversary of the release of Sgt. Pepper. To celebrate, this Friday evening, May 26 at 8:00, Bargemusic will present pianist Jed Distler playing pieces by himself, Lois V Vierk, William Schimmel, Friedrich Gulda, and Frederic Rzewski, […]

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“Fourth Window Concert” Sunday Afternoon

The annual “Fourth Window Concert,” always a Brooklyn Heights delight, will take place this Sunday afternoon, May 21, starting at 4:00, at the corner of Henry and State streets. It will feature original arrangements of music made famous by the Eagles, the Grateful Dead, Queen, the Who, the Allman Brothers, Billy Joel, the Cars, the […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Friday evening, May 19, Bargemusic presents two concerts. At 7:00, violinist Stefan Jackiw (photo), cellist Jay Campbell, and pianist Anna Polonsky will perform works by Haydn and Schubert. At 9:00 that same evening, the same trio will play works by Haydn and Dvorak. Note that these are separate concerts and require separate tickets. On […]

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Willowtown Fair This Saturday, May 20

This year’s Willowtown Fair will be this coming Saturday, May 20, from noon until 5:00 PM, on Willow Place (between Joralemon and State streets). It will feature food from Iris Cafe, live music by the Willowtown Bluegrass Band, face painters and a bouncy castle for the kids, a raffle, baked goods, plants, and boutique items […]

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Repast Baroque Ensemble Presents Latin American Baroque at First Unitarian Friday Evening

This Friday evening, May 19 at 8:00, at the McKinney Chapel at First Unitarian Congregational Church, 116 Pierrepont Street (between Monroe Place and Clinton Street; concert venue fully accessible), the Repast Baroque Ensemble (photo) will present “Latin American Baroque.” The concert will include music from Bolivia, Peru, Guatemala, and Spain. The musicians of Repast will […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Friday evening, May 12, starting at 8:00, Bargemusic presents “A Beethoven Odyssey,” featuring pianist Yael Weiss (photo) playing works by Beethoven, Paul Schoenfield, and Paul Chihara. On Saturday evening, May 13, at 8:00, and again on Sunday afternoon, May 14, at 4:00, the Semplice Players, along with violinist Mark Peskanov and pianist Nina Kogan, […]

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Some Highlights of the Brooklyn Folk Festival: Part III, Sunday, April 30, Including the Banjo Toss!

Early Sunday afternoon, April 30, your correspondent took the F train to the Smith-9th Street station, the highest elevated station on the New York City rapid transit system – it crosses the Gowanus Canal and had to provide clearance for ships to go under it – to participate in the fabled Banjo Toss Contest. After […]

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