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MUSIC LISTINGS:

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The Canticum Novum Singers Announces
2014-2015 Season Performances
Through May 9, 2015

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The Cecilia Chorus of New York, Mark Shapiro, Music Director
Announces 2014-2015 Concert Season
Carnegie Hall
Through May 2, 2015

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Chamber Orchestra of New York Announces
2014-2015 Concert Season at
Manhattan’s Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall
Through May 14, 2015


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The Collegiate Chorale
Presents its 2014-15 Season
Through May 7, 2015

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Early Music Fortieth Anniversary Season
Through May 2, 2015

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The New York Virtuoso Singers Announces 2014-2015
Concert Season at Manhattan’s Merkin Hall
Through April 25, 2015


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Orchestra of St. Luke’s 40th Anniversary Season
Through May 10, 2015

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Parthenia, a Consort of Viols, Announces
2014-2015 Concert Season “The Art of Persuasion”
Through May 2, 2015


Alaria Chamber Ensemble at Carnegie Hall
Sunday, December 7th at 2pm
Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall

Program:
- Bridge, Phantasie Piano Trio
- Mozart, String Quintet in G minor
- Elgar, Piano Quintet
Program Subject to Change.
Tickets $30. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.alaria.org.

Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall | 154 W. 57th St, NYC, 10019


Black Violin
Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 2pm
Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College


Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 60th Anniversary Season on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 2pm with Black Violin. Three-time winners of Amateur Night at the Apollo, this classically trained violin duo inspires young people to get fired up about classical music with their unique fusion of classical, hip-hop, jazz, blues, and R&B. Recommended for ages eight and up. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at BrooklynCenter.org or by calling the box office at 718-951-4500 (Tues-Sat, 1pm-6pm).

It's hard to think of another African-American violin player to make their mark in popular music, so classically trained South Florida twosome, Wilner "Wil B" Baptiste and Kevin "Kev Marcus" Sylvester, who go by the name Black Violin are a welcome revelation for their ability to meld high-brow and pop culture, " Brandenburg" and "break-down," into a single genre-busting act. The band's most recent album, Classically Trained, is the follow-up to their 2007 self-titled debut on their own Di-Versatile Music Group label, which is as good an introduction to their groundbreaking blend of classical, hip-hop, rock, R&B, and even bluegrass music. Live, they are often accompanied by their crack band, featuring ace turntable whiz DJTK (Dwayne Dayal), drummer Beat-down (Jermaine McQueen) and cellist Joe Cello (Joseph Valbrun).

Multibuy discounts (four or more shows) save 15% off individual ticket prices (not applicable for Hot Peas 'N Butter, The Snow Maiden, or Target Storybook Series shows). 50% discount for children ages 12 and under for select performances. Discounts also available for seniors, students, Brooklyn College faculty/staff/alumni, and groups. $10 student rush tickets available day-of-show.

Online orders: BrooklynCenter.org
Box Office: 718-951-4500, Tuesday-Saturday, 1pm-6pm
Groups of 15 or more: 718-951-4600 x3331


Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts | Walt Whitman Theatre at Brooklyn College
2/5 trains to Brooklyn College/Flatbush Avenue



Cathedral Flourishes: To St. Cecilia
Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 7:30 PM (St. Cecilia Day)
Cathedral of Saint John the Divine

EARLY MUSIC NEW YORK proudly announces its 40th-Anniversary Season on this auspicious occasion - St. Cecilia Day (Patron Saint of Musicians). Maestro Frederick Renz conducts his baroque orchestra in festive works for natural trumpets & timpani by Johann Sebastian Bach and his contemporaries, George Frederick Handel and William Boyce.

Reserved Seating $40, Students with ID $20 at door, Subscription discounts available, www.EarlyMusicNY.org or call Box Office 212 280-0330

Cathedral of Saint John the Divine | Amsterdam Avenue at 112th Street
New York, NY 10025


Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College Presents
Black Violin
Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 2pm
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
Walt Whitman Theatre at Brooklyn College

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 60th Anniversary Season on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 2pm with Black Violin. Three-time winners of Amateur Night at the Apollo, this classically trained violin duo inspires young people to get fired up about classical music with their unique fusion of classical, hip-hop, jazz, blues, and R&B. Recommended for ages eight and up.

It's hard to think of another African-American violin player to make their mark in popular music, so classically trained South Florida twosome, Wilner "Wil B" Baptiste and Kevin "Kev Marcus" Sylvester, who go by the name Black Violin are a welcome revelation for their ability to meld high-brow and pop culture, " Brandenburg" and "break-down," into a single genre-busting act. The band's most recent album, Classically Trained, is the follow-up to their 2007 self-titled debut on their own Di-Versatile Music Group label, which is as good an introduction to their groundbreaking blend of classical, hip-hop, rock, R&B, and even bluegrass music. Live, they are often accompanied by their crack band, featuring ace turntable whiz DJTK (Dwayne Dayal), drummer Beat-down (Jermaine McQueen) and cellist Joe Cello (Joseph Valbrun).

Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at BrooklynCenter.org or by calling the box office at 718-951-4500 (Tues-Sat, 1pm-6pm).
Multibuy discounts (four or more shows) save 15% off individual ticket prices (not applicable for Hot Peas 'N Butter, The Snow Maiden, or Target Storybook Series shows). 50% discount for children ages 12 and under for select performances. Discounts also available for seniors, students, Brooklyn College faculty/staff/alumni, and groups. $10 student rush tickets available day-of-show.

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts | Walt Whitman Theatre at Brooklyn College
2/5 trains to Brooklyn College/Flatbush Avenue


Cory Arcangel & D'Eon in Concert
Saturday November 22nd. 7PM –
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium

Canadian keyboardist and composer Chris d'Eon performs Cory Arcangel's Dances for the Electric Piano, as well as his own suite of his compositions inspired by Baroque dance suites. Based on house and techno riffs that were prevalent in the '80s and '90s, Dances for the Electric Piano are written for the iconic Korg M1 synthesizer, one of the twentieth century's most influential original instruments.

This program is in conjunction with the 125th anniversary of the Metropolitan Museum's Department of Musical Instruments.
Tickets: $25. For more information or advance purchase visit http://www.metmuseum.org/tickets or call 212-570-3949.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art |1000 Fifth Avenue
(and 82nd St)



Dutch Christmas: Age of Rembrandt
Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 7:30 PM (St. Nicholas Day)
Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 2:00 PM
Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 2:00 PM
Thursday, December 25, 2014 at 2:00 PM (Christmas Day)
Thursday, December 25, 2014 at 7:30 PM (Christmas Evening)
Cathedral of Saint John the Divine

Early Music New York's men's choir is joined by a consort of recorders to perform late Renaissance repertoire from the Ex cathedra Records CD, "A Dutch Christmas" (produced in association with The Metropolitan Museum of Art). Carols and dances by Jan Pieterzoon Sweelinck, Jacob van Eyck, Pierre Phalèse & Tielman Susato. Traditionally sold-out seasonal performances!

Reserved seating $40 ($50 Dec 25 at 2pm),
Students with ID $20 at door, Subscription discounts available,
www.EarlyMusicNY.org or call Box Office 212 280-0330

Cathedral of Saint John the Divine | Amsterdam Avenue at 112th Street
New York, NY 10025


 

EARLY MUSIC NEW YORK
FREDERICK RENZ - DIRECTOR
November 22, 2014 - May 2, 2015

Concert Listing (Full Season):
Organization: EARLY MUSIC NEW YORK
Director: FREDERICK RENZ
Event: 2014-2015 NYC Subscription Season

Program #1: CATHEDRAL FLOURISHES German High Baroque
Location: Great Choir of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, Amsterdam Ave .at 112th St., NYC
Date: Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 7:30 PM (St. Cecilia Day)

Program #2: DUTCH CHRISTMAS Age of Rembrandt
Location: St. James Chapel of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, Amsterdam Ave. at 112th St., NYC
Dates: Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 7:30 PM
Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 2:00 PM
Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 2:00 PM
Thursday, December 25, 2014 at 2:00 PM & 7:30 PM (Christmas Day)

Program #3: AGE OF REASON 18th-Century Enlightenment
Location: First Church of Christ, Scientist, Central Park West at 68th St., NYC
Date: Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 7:30 PM

Program #4: HARMONIE UNIVERSELLE National Styles Unfurled
Location: First Church of Christ, Scientist, Central Park West at 68th St., NYC
Date: Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 7:30 PM

Tickets: $30.00 w/full subscription, $35.00 w/partial subscription,
$40.00 reserved, ($50 single matinee Dec. 25 at 2 PM only),
$20.00 student (w/valid ID, available at door, day of)

Ticket Info: 1) Phone: (212) 280-0330,
2) On-line: www.EarlyMusicNY.org ,
3) At the door, ½-hour before the performance.
Group discounts available by telephone. All major credit cards accepted.


Various Venues


El Gato con Botas
Saturday December 6th through Sunday December 14th. 7PM & 2PM.
El Teatro at El Museo del Barrio


Gotham Chamber Opera announces the revival of the 2010 production El gato con botas (Puss in Boots) from December 6-14, 2014 at El Teatro at El Museo del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Avenue at 104th Street, NYC.

Gotham Chamber Opera and Tectonic Theater Project's production of El gato con botas (Puss in Boots); Music by Xavier Montsalvatge Neal Goren / Geoff MacDonald, conductors; Moisés Kaufman, stage director; Andromache Chalfant, set designer; Clint Ramos, costume designer; David Lander, lighting designer; and Sean Curran, choreographer. A co-production with El Museo del Barrio and Works & Process at the Guggenheim. December 6 - 14, 2014, El Teatro at El Museo del Barrio, NYC.

Tickets $30-175, 212-279-4200, www.ticketcentral.com


El Teatro at El Museo del Barrio |1230 Fifth Avenue
(and 104th St)


 

Exploring the Hidden Music
Tuesday November 25th 8PM – Late
Gramercy Theater

Architect/composer Christopher Janney and legendary producer/musician Bill Laswell join as they "explore the hidden music" - found in spaces, the human body and in the meeting of artistic minds. This performance includes a new version of Janney’s “HeartBeat” with percussion, electronics and voice accompaniment. "Heartbeat" is a dance/music/cardiology mash-up and was made world-famous when toured internationally by M. Baryshnikov in the 1990's. Janney's “Visual Music Project” will also be presented which utilizes his custom "visual synthesizer" exploring his synaesthetic tendencies. Both pieces feature world-class musicians including Trilok Gurtu (John McLaughlin, Joe Zawinul), Dave Revels (The Persuasions), Sheila E. (Solo, Prince, Ringo Starr) and Lynn Mabry (Talking Heads, Sly Stone, Stevie Nicks Bette Midler). !

Tickets $25 at door/ $50 VIP package. For more information or advance purchase visit http://janneysound.com/physical-music/exploring-the-hidden-music/


Gramercy Theater |127 E 23rd street


MUSICA DE CAMARA 2014
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 8:00 pm,
El Teatro @El Museo del Barrio

Celebrate the Camara's 35th anniversary with a film screening, and Charla - Concierto by violinist Guillermo Figueroa and pianist Ivonne Figueroa.

Admission: $10 for tickets, call: (212) 410-5612


El Museo del Barrio | 1230 Fifth Avenue at 104th Street | New York | NY | 10029

 


 

The Collegiate Chorale Presents
NOT THE MESSIAH (He's a Very Naughty Boy)
Monday December 15. 8pm & Tuesday December 16. 8PM
Carnegie Hall

The Collegiate Chorale presents the New York City premiere of Eric Idle and John Du Prez's Not The Messiah (He's a Very Naughty Boy) at Carnegie Hall, December 15-16, 2014 at 8pm. From the creators for the hit Broadway musical Spamalot, Not The Messiah (He's a Very Naughty Boy) is a comic oratorio based on Monty Python's movie The Life of Brian. Described by Eric Idle as "Baroque-N-Roll," Not The Messiah features a lively pastiche of musical styles ranging from pop, country, and Broadway to doo-wop, hip hop, and Greek chorus. Hit songs include "Hail to the Shoe," "We Love Sheep," and the audience favorite and sing-along "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life."

Tickets start at $30 and are available at www.carnegiehall.org, by calling CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800, or at the Box Office at 57th and Seventh.

Carnegie Hall | 881 7th Ave
(and 7th av)


The Pipes of Christmas
Saturday December 20 @ 2 and 7 PM.
Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church

From the bold sounds of the pipes and drums, and the harmonious blending of brass, strings and percussion, to the poetic and lyrical words that complement them, The Pipes of Christmas is a festival for the soul. Now celebrating its 16th season, the concert will feature the music of Christmas accompanied by a selection of readings taken from the Celtic literature of Scotland, Ireland, and Wales, and Scripture. Proceeds from the concert support cultural heritage and music scholarships with leading educational institutions offering Celtic culture and music.

Tickets $60. (212) 868-4444. For more information or advance purchase visit www.pipesofchristmas.com

Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church | 921 Madison Avenue
(and 73rd Street)



The Sebastians present
“Tis the Season!"
Saturday December 13th. 7:30PM
All Angels’ Church


On Saturday December 13th leading young early music ensemble the Sebastians are celebrating the approaching new year with Vivaldi’s famed Four Seasons, with violinists Daniel S. Lee, Nicholas DiEugenio, and Dongmyung Ahn. Lauded as “everywhere sharp-edged and engaging” (The New York Times), the Sebastians have also been praised for their “well-thought-out articulation and phrasing” (Early Music Review) and “elegant string playing… immaculate in tuning and balance” (Early Music Today).

Tickets $25 ($20 seniors, $10 students). For more information or advance purchase visit www.sebastians.org

All Angels’ Church | 251 West 80th Street


 

The Snow Maiden
Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 4pm
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts

Recommended for ages six and up
Enjoy this magical Russian-language musical in which a worthy young girl is transformed by Grandfather Frost (the Russian Santa Claus) into the beautiful Snow Maiden. This delightful children's extravaganza incorporates traditional Russian songs, dances and elaborate costumes to create a winter wonderland.

Tickets: $35-$50
Online orders: BrooklynCenter.org
Box Office: 718-951-4500, Tuesday-Saturday, 1pm-6pm
Groups of 15 or more: 718-951-4600 x3331

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
Walt Whitman Theatre at Brooklyn College
2/5 trains to Brooklyn College/Flatbush Avenue


 

Sweet Honey In The Rock: Celebrating the Holydays
Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 8pm
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts

Celebrate the holidays with this joyful concert of music from many faiths, performed with Sweet Honey In The Rock's stunning vocal prowess rooted in the rich textures of African American traditions. With American spirituals, Latin, Chinese, African, and Hebrew influences, this program honors the holiday spirit from Christmas to Kwanzaa. The repertoire includes traditional holiday standards such as "Go Tell It on the Mountain" and "This Little Light of Mine," as well as new holiday favorites.

Tickets: $30-$40 Online orders: BrooklynCenter.org
Box Office: 718-951-4500, Tuesday-Saturday, 1pm-6pm
Groups of 15 or more: 718-951-4600 x3331

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
Walt Whitman Theatre at Brooklyn College
2/5 trains to Brooklyn College/Flatbush Avenue


Windsong, a concert by Melodia Women’s Choir
Saturday November 22, 7:30 PM
Holy Apostles


Melodia's 25 women singers, conducted by Cynthia Powell, present an evening of beautiful music with autumn and winter themes, including works by Gwyneth Walker, Ola Gjeilo, Franz Biebl, and others. Reception follows.

$20 advance, $15 advance sen/stu, $25 door.
Tickets, audio samples, info: www.melodiawomenschoir.org


Holy Apostles Church | 296 Ninth Avenue @28th Street, NYC




Windsong, a concert by Melodia Women’s Choir
Sunday November 23, 3:00 PM
West End Collegiate


Melodia's 25 women singers, conducted by Cynthia Powell, present an evening of beautiful music with autumn and winter themes, including works by Gwyneth Walker, Ola Gjeilo, Franz Biebl, and others. Followed by Second Annual Melodia Holiday Gift Bazaar. Original art, jewelry, wool-crafts, textiles, etc.

Concert tickets $20 advance, $15 advance sen/stu, $25 door.
Tickets, audio samples, info: www.melodiawomenschoir.org
(Bazaar admission is free)

West End Collegiate | 245 West 77th Street @ West End Avenue, NYC


Coming Soon

 


Age Of Reason: 18th-Century Enlightenment
Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 7:30 PM
First Church Christ, Scientist

Classical orchestra gems by Franz Josef Haydn, featuring his "Philosopher Symphony," Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - divertimenti, Wilhelm Friedemann Bach - J.S. Bach's eldest son, and Charles Samuel Wesley - the English Mozart, performed at EM/NY's home base, the acoustically superb Beaux-Arts style hall in Lincoln Square.

Reserved Seating $40, Students with ID $20 at door, Subscription discounts available,
www.EarlyMusicNY.org or call Box Office 212 280-0330

First Church Christ, Scientist | Central Park West at 68th Street
New York, NY 10023


HARMONIE UNIVERSELLE: National Styles Unfurled
Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 7:30 PM
First Church Christ, Scientist

Welcoming spring, EARLY MUSIC NEW YORK first chair players perform favorite 17th-century chamber works by Jean-Baptiste Lully - France, Juan Hidalgo - Spain, Henry Purcell - England, Georg Muffat - Austria, Johann Pachelbel - Germany, and Arcangelo Corelli - Italy, to illustrate blossoming national styles and a new genre - the budding concerto grosso.

Reserved Seating $40, Students with ID $20 at door, Subscription discounts available,
www.EarlyMusicNY.org or call Box Office 212 280-0330

First Church Christ, Scientist | Central Park West at 68th Street
New York, NY 10023


The Sebastians present “Lenten Mysteries"
Saturday February 28th. 7:30PM
All Angels’ Church


On Saturday February 28th leading young early music ensemble the Sebastians will present “Lenten Mysteries,” an intimate concert featuring Biber’s Rosary Sonatas and other evocative works for violin and continuo with the Sebastians core musicians, Daniel S. Lee, Ezra Seltzer, and Jeffrey Grossman. Lauded as “everywhere sharp-edged and engaging” (The New York Times), the Sebastians have also been praised for their “well-thought-out articulation and phrasing” (Early Music Review) and “elegant string playing… immaculate in tuning and balance” (Early Music Today).

Tickets $25 ($20 seniors, $10 students). For more information or advance purchase visit www.sebastians.org

All Angels’ Church | 251 West 80th Street


 

The Sebastians present “From Heaven to Earth"
Saturday May 30th. 7:30PM
All Angels’ Church


On Saturday May 30th leading young early music ensemble the Sebastians will perform “From Heaven to Earth,” a program of Sacred and secular works by Handel and Vivaldi with soprano Awet Andemicael, featuring the Sebastians signature rendition of Vivaldi’s La Folia. Lauded as “everywhere sharp-edged and engaging” (The New York Times), the Sebastians have also been praised for their “well-thought-out articulation and phrasing” (Early Music Review) and “elegant string playing… immaculate in tuning and balance” (Early Music Today).

Tickets $25 ($20 seniors, $10 students). For more information or advance purchase visit www.sebastians.org

All Angels’ Church | 251 West 80th Street

 



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