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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend begins Friday evening, June 29 at 8:00 with classical guitarist David Starobin (photo) playing works by Fernando Sor, Francesco Molino, Giulio Regondi, Mauro Giuliani, and Wenzeslaus Matiegka. On Saturday evening, June 30 at 6:00 and again at 8:00, violinist Mark Peskanov, cellist Evan Drachman, and pianist Doris Stevenson will perform works by Beethoven […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend begins Friday evening, June 22 at 8:00 PM, with pianist Olga Vinokur (photo) playing works by Lukas Foss, Copland/Bernstein, Bernstein, and Gershwin, as part of the celebration of Leonard Bernstein’s centennial. On Saturday evening, June 23 at 6:00 and again on Sunday afternoon, June 24 at 4:00, the Manhattan Symphonie Chamber Players, with […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Pianist Jerome Lowenthal (photo) begins Bargemusic’s weekend at 8:00 Friday evening, June 15 with “Four Faces of ‘F’” (not to worry; that’s the musical key) featuring works by Mozart, Schubert, Chopin, Brahms, Liszt, Bartok, Sinding, and Debussy. On Saturday evening, June 16 at 8:00, and again on Sunday afternoon, June 17 at 4:00, the Semplice […]

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Free Outdoor Performances of Theater 2020’s As U Like It in Cadman Plaza Park This Weekend

This coming Saturday and Sunday evenings, June 16 and 17, starting at 6:00 PM, Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights’ own professional stage company, will present As U Like It, a modern adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic comedy, with original music by Jason Wynn, at Cadman Plaza Park. Your correspondent saw the show on Saturday, and can attest […]

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Metropolitan Opera Recital at Brooklyn Bridge Park Wednesday Evening

The Metropolitan Opera’s Summer Recital Series returns to Brooklyn Bridge Park, Harbor View Lawn, Pier 1 this Wednesday evening, June 13, from 7:00 to 9:00. This year’s recitals feature soprano Latonia Moore, tenor Mario Chang, and baritone Joshua Hopkins (photo, by Simon Pauly). It’s free. There’s more information here.

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Bargemusic This Weekend

This Friday evening, June 8 at 8:00 Bargemusic’s weekend begins with a performance of works by Schumann and Beethoven by pianist Martin Helmchen. On Saturday evening, June 9 at 8:00 there will be a tribute to the composer Charles Wuorinen (photo, with his cat Lepton, by Nina Roberts) on the occasion of his eightieth birthday, […]

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“Sing for Hope” Pianos Return

The much loved “Sing for Hope” pianos are back. They are at many locations throughout Brooklyn and the City, including two in Brooklyn Bridge Park: one on the esplanade of Pier One in front of the Granite Prospect, and one on Pier Six. They will be here through Sunday, June 24. Go tickle those ivories! […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend begins on Friday evening, June 1 at 8:00 when violinist Gregor Huebner, pianist Klaus Mueller, bassist Veit Huebner, and percussionist Jerome Goldschmidt present “El Violin Latino”. On Saturday evening, June 2, Michael Lewin will present two concerts of “Piano Music of the Americas”. The first, beginning at 6:00, will feature works by Menotti, […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Pianist Donald Berman (photo) will lead off Bargemusic’s Memorial Day weekend concert series on Friday evening, May 25 at 8:00, playing works by J.S. Bach, John Aylward, Elena Ruehr, Eric Moe, and Charles Ives. On Saturday evening, May 26 at 8:00, violinist and Bargemusic Artistic Director Mark Peskanov, cellist Julian Schwarz, and pianist Misha Dichter […]

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“Window Concert” Tomorrow

Tomorrow (Sunday, May 20th) beginning at 4:00 PM, if you go to the corner of State and Henry streets, you may enjoy the ninth annual “4th Window Concert.” This year’s concert features a copious selection of music, including pieces by the Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Boston, Guns & Roses, Kansas (I know you’re all eager, as […]

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