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S.O.B. Performs Mahler’s 4th at St. Ann’s Church Saturday

This Saturday evening, December 1 at 8:00, at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, Clinton and Montague streets (enter from Clinton) the String Orchestra of Brooklyn, which delights in its acronym, will present Gustav Mahler’s great Fourth Symphony, with its vocal part performed by soprano Lauren Michelle (photo), winner of the BBC Cardiff Singer […]

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String Orchestra of Brooklyn Presents Summer Concert at St. Ann’s This Saturday

This Saturday evening, August 5 at 8:00 the String Orchestra of Brooklyn will present a summer concert at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church. On the program are Mozart’s Symphony Number 41, “Jupiter” and Barber’s “Knoxville: Summer of 1915,” his musical adaptation of James Agee’s prose poem of the same title, featuring the soprano […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s usual Friday evening concert has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for anther time. On Saturday evening, September 10 at 8:00 the Amernet String Quartet, along with clarinetist Alexander Fiterstein, will perform works by Beethoven, Lev Zhurbin, and Brahms. On Sunday afternoon, September 11 at 4:00 there will be a special 9/11 memorial concert […]

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String Orchestra of Brooklyn at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Saturday Evening

This Saturday evening, February 13, starting at 8:00, the String Orchestra of Brooklyn will present a concert at St. Ann and the Holy Trinity Church, Clinton and Montague streets. On the program are Beethoven’s Grosse Fugue, the East Coast premiere of Timo Andres’ Running Theme, and Brahms’ Violin Concerto in D Major, the last featuring […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

The Mets, to your correspondent’s satisfaction, are on a tear. You can join the celebration on Saturday, September 12, from noon to 4:00 p.m. on the play turf at the outer end of Pier 2, Brooklyn Bridge Park. The event is free and will feature local radio DJs; Mets legends Edgardo Alfonzo, Darryl Strawberry, Howard […]

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9/11 Memorials; Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Tomorrow (Thursday, September 10) evening, from 7:30 to 8:00, at the Montague Street entrance to the Promenade, the Brooklyn Heights Clergy Association will present a candle-lit interfaith memorial service for the victims of the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001. In the event of rain, the service will take place in Grace Church, 254 Hicks […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend the Heights Players premiere their production of Neil Simon’s Fools. Performances are Friday, February 6 and Saturday, February 7 at 8:00 p.m., and a Sunday matinee, February 8 at 2:00 p.m., at the Playhouse, 26 Willow Place. The play will continue through the succeeding two weekends on the same schedule. You may make […]

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GCB/SOB’s Cavalleria Rusticana Amazes

Your correspondent attended Saturday evening’s performance of Pietro Mascagni’s one act opera Cavalleria Rusticana at St. Ann and the Holy Trinity Church, performed by the String Orchestra of Brooklyn (which does not shy from its acronym), the Grace Chorale of Brooklyn, and a stellar group of vocal soloists. Set in a small Sicilian town on […]

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Really Last Minute Weekend Suggestion: Cavalleria Rusticana at St. Ann’s Church

Tomorrow (Saturday, November 22) evening at 8:00 and Sunday afternoon at 3:00, at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, Clinton and Montague streets, the Grace Chorale of Brooklyn (photo) and String Orchestra of Brooklyn, along with several distinguished soloists and a guest conductor, organist and chorus master, and director, will present a semi-staged production […]

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Cello Concert at St. Ann’s Church Saturday Evening

Cellist John Patrick Popham (photo; video after the jump), with accompanying musicians, will perform a concert of five works by contemporary composers, two of them world premieres, this Saturday evening, September 7 starting at 8:00, at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, Clinton and Montague streets (enter from Clinton). Admission is $15; students/seniors $10. […]

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