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Grace Chorale’s Spanish Themed Holiday Concert at St. Ann’s Church Sunday Afternoon

This Sunday afternoon, December 17 at 3:00, at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, the Grace Chorale of Brooklyn will present Navidad Nuestra, a concert of Christmas themed music by Spanish and Catalan speaking composers from Spain, Mexico, Bolivia, Argentina, and the United States, and ranging in time from the sixteenth century to the […]

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“WATCHTOWER” Gone; Time and Temp Remain

The big red letters that spell out “WATCHTOWER” have been removed from atop the former Jehovah’s Witnesses complex (and before that Squibb pharmaceutical plant), but the time and temperature sign remains and functions. What will the building’s new owners put there? We shall see.

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Jazz fans are in for a treat this Friday evening, December 8, at 8:00, when, at Bargemusic: Composer/pianist Jed Distler [photo] reimagines and reinterprets iconic jazz innovator Thelonious Monk’s complete songs in a concert length solo piano tour-de-force to celebrate Monk’s 2017 centenary. On Saturday evening, December 9 at 8:00, and again on Sunday afternoon, […]

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This Saturday, Shakespeare for Your Wee Bards

Do you have a budding thespian on your hands? Mary Frost of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports Child’s Play NY, an ensemble of classically trained actors and teaching artists “will perform a free performance of “A Midsummer’s Night Dream” on Dec. 2 in Brooklyn Heights at St. Francis College. The performance will be followed by […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Friday, December 1 at 8:00 p.m. Bargemusic will present the Aspen String Trio (photo), along with pianist Rita Sloan, performing works by Mozart and Schumann. Saturday evening, December 2 at 8:00 a stellar group of musicians, led by pianist Alexander Peskanov, will perform works by Debussy, Barber, Alicia Jonas, and by Mr. Peskanov himself. […]

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Silhouette Artist At Brooklyn Women’s Exchange This Weekend

Silhouette artist Deborah O’Connor will be at the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, 55 Pierrepont Street (between Henry and Hicks) Friday, December 1 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; Saturday, December 2 and Sunday, December 3 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Her last appointment on Sunday will begin at 4:00 p.m. Silhouette portraitist Deborah O’Connor cuts […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Friday evening, November 24 at 8:00, Bargemusic will present pianist Philip Edward Fisher playing the last in his series of concerts, “Fisher Plays Beethoven,” in which he will complete his performance of all of Beethoven’s piano sonatas. On Saturday evening, November 25 at 6:00, and again on Sunday afternoon, November 26 at 4:00 violinist […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

This Friday evening, November 17 at 8:00, Bargemusic will present violinist Leonid Sushansky (photo) and pianist Carlos César Rodríguez, who will play works by Dvorak, Manuel De Falla, Mendelssohn, and Carlos Gardel/John Williams. On Saturday evening, November 18 at 6:00, cellist Mon-Puo Lee and pianist Han Wen Jennifer Yu will play works by Shaporin, Enescu, […]

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SOB Presents Mahler’s “Titan” at St. Ann Saturday Evening.

Gustav Mahler (1860-1911) was an Austrian composer who is regarded as the last great symphonist in the Germanic tradition. He was born to a Jewish family, but converted to Roman Catholicism in order to accept an appointment from the Austro-Hungarian Emperor. His work was highly syncretic, incorporating themes from many musical traditions. The third movement […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Friday evening, November 10, at 8:00, and again on Saturday evening, November 11, at 8:00, Bargemusic will present internationally renowned guitarist Paul Galbraith (photo), playing works by Haydn, Scriabin, and Albéniz. On Sunday afternoon, November 12, at 2:00 and again at 4:00, pianist Philip Edward Fisher will present “Fisher Plays Beethoven.” There are details […]

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