Tag Archives | Ursula Oppens

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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Bargemusic This Weekend

Bargemusic’s weekend begins Friday evening, October 28 at 8:00, with an all modern concert featuring tenor Paul Appleby (photo) and pianist Natalia Katyukova doing works by Richard Hundley, Ned Rorem, Russell Platt, Harold Meltzer, Gabriel Kahane, John Harbison, and Nico Muhly. On Saturday evening, October 29 at 8:00, pianist Ursula Oppens will play works by […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Friday evening, June 10, at 8:00 Bargemusic will celebrate the 78th birthday of New York resident composer Charles Wuorinen (photo, with his cat Lepton, by Nina Roberts). The Aeolus Quartet, joined by pianist Ursula Oppens, will perform his works. On Saturday evening, June 11, at 8:00 the Horszowski Trio will play works by Schumann, […]

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Bargemusic This Weekend

On Friday evening, March 4, starting at 8:00, Bargemusic will present violinist Daniel Kogan (photo) playing works by Bach, Bartok, Ysaÿe, and Paganini. On Saturday evening, March 5, at 8:00, pianist Craig Sheppard will play works by Shostakovich. On Sunday afternoon, March 6, at 4:00, pianists Jerome Lowenthal and Ursula Oppens will perform works by […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

If you’re in town for the Fourth, the One Big Thing is the fireworks. Expect huge crowds on the Promenade and in Brooklyn Bridge Park. The show starts at 9:00 p.m. Saturday. Parking will be prohibited from 11:00 p.m. tomorrow (Friday, July 3) to 11:00 p.m. on the Fourth on Joralemon from Hicks to Furman; […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

It’s a busy weekend at Brooklyn Bridge Park with lots of free activities. The Swedish circus performers Magmanus (photo) will give shows on the Harbor View Lawn, Pier 1 at 4:00 and 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 27 and on Sunday, June 28. On Saturday there will be two activities appealing to kids and their […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

On Saturday, September 6 from noon to 4:00 p.m. Brooklyn Bridge Park will host a “Mets Jam Music Festival” on the Pier 2 uplands. Head to Pier 2 for an afternoon of activity including a live performance by Oh Honey and appearances by Mr. & Mrs. Met, John Franco, Edgardo Alfonso, Doc Gooden and Ed […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

PS 8’s annual Paddlewheeler Block Party is this Saturday, June 7, from noon to 4:00 p.m. on Poplar Street between Henry and Hicks streets. It’s your, and your kids’, chance to meet Elsa the Snow Queen and Anna from Frozen. There will be a bouncy castle, a magic show, face and hair painting, an obstacle […]

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