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Theater 2020 Gala Next Saturday Celebrates Hal Prince

Next Saturday. November 2, Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own award winning professional stage company, will present Broadway in Brooklyn, a Salute to Hal Prince, a gala fundraising concert celebrating the late, legendary Broadway producer and director Hal Prince, who served on Theater 2020’s Advisory Board and was a mentor to its co-Artistic Directors (and Heights […]

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Beethoven at St. Ann’s Church Sunday Afternoon

Beethoven’s 250th birthday is next year; but, if like my wife and I you have your clock radio tuned to WQXR, you know that the celebration is underway now. On this Sunday, October 27 at 4:00 p.m., at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, enter at 157 Montague Street (near Clinton), the Brooklyn Metro […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend starts early, on Thursday evening, October 24 at 7:00 (sorry for the late notice), when pianist Bobby Mitchell (photo, © Jiyang Chen, August 2016; used with permission) presents the New York premiere of Rzewski’s “Songs of Insurrection.” On Friday evening, October 25 at 7:00, clarinetist Thomas Piercy, along with other musicians and singers, […]

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Repast Baroque Ensemble Presents “Art of Fugue” 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, this Wednesday evening, October 23, starting at 7:30 p.m. Joined by frequent guest Beth Wenstrom […]

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Harvest Festival at Brooklyn Bridge Park Saturday

This Saturday, October 19 Brooklyn Bridge Park will present its tenth annual Harvest Festival on Pier 6, near the foot of Atlantic Avenue, from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Activities will include a pumpkin patch, arts and crafts, face painting, live animals, music, lawn games, food trucks, and more. It’s all free, except for the […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend begins on Friday evening, October 18 at 7:00 when pianist Marc Peloquin (photo) performs “Fugues in Flight”, a concert of works by César Franck and by modern and contemporary composers David Shosl, Charles Ives, and David Del Tredici. On Saturday evening, October 19 at 6:00, and again that evening at 8:00, the Pablo […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

This weekend, Bargemusic presents three solo performances by pianist Ivan Ilić (photo). On Friday evening, October 11 at 7:00 he will play one long piece, Hans Otte’s “The Book of Sounds.” On Saturday evening, October 12 at 6:00, he will play works by Keeril Makan, Scott Wollschleger, Melaine Dalibert (including two world premieres and two […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

This Friday evening, October 4 at 7:00, Bargemusic will present a concert by pianist Olga Vinokur in honor of the 90th birthday of composer George Crumb (photo). The concert will include Crumb’s “Makrokosmos Book 1″ for amplified piano, along with works by Aaron Jay Kernis, Debussy, Bartok, and Scriabin. On Saturday evening, October 5 at […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend begins Friday evening, September 27 at 7:00 when violinist Kinga Augustyn (photo) performs works by the modern and contemporary composers Debra Kaye, Isang Yun, David Lang, and Grazyna Bacewicz, and by the timeless J.S. Bach. On Saturday evening, September 28 at 6:00 members of the Semplice Players will perform works by Brahms, Dvorak […]

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Atlantic Antic This Coming Sunday, September 29

The 45th annual Atlantic Antic will take place on Atlantic Avenue between Hicks Street and Fourth Avenue this coming Sunday, September 29, from noon until 6:00 p.m., rain or shine. Local merchants will be represented, with special deals for the occasion, along with food, music, dancers, visual artists, clothing vendors, and fun sites for kids. […]

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