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

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Opera Saratoga's 2015 Summer Festival Season
July 2nd - July 26. Various times.
Multiple venues throughout Saratoga Springs, New York


5 @ 5 Solo Piano Series Performances
11 Saturdays at 5:00 PM throughout 2015
The DiMenna Center for Classical Music

5 @ 5 at DiMenna, a new solo piano performance series curated by
intrnationally renowned pianist Mirian Conti, has announced dates and
performers for its 2015 inaugural season at The DiMenna Center for
Classical Music, 450 West 37th Street in Manhattan.

These recital programs will feature a world-class international pianists
exploring an array of solo piano works from the last 400 years. 2015
dates and programs are:

March 14 - Mirian Conti- $5 for 5 Composers at 5PM
March 28 - Rosa Torres Pardo - 400 Years of Iberian Keyboard
(Soler-Scarlatti, Albeniz, Falla)
April 4 - Agustin Anievas – Schubert and Chopin - sponsored by The
Abraham Foundation
April 11 - Luiz de Moura Castro - Villa-Lobos and Liszt
May 9 - Josep Colom - A Dialogue between Mozart and Chopin
May 30 - Jeffrey Biegel - Bach, Beethoven, Paderewski, Gershwin
June 20 - Enrique Graf - Uruguay and Russia and Others
September 12 - Douglas Humpherys - Sonatas from 1750s to 1950s
October 10 - Discovery Debut - TBA- Winner of the Eastman Young Artists
International Piano Competition
October 17 - Jose Garcia –Leon - Earl Wild, Poulenc, Debussy, Surinach
October 24 - Lisa Yu - Dussek, Franck, Debussy, Mussorgsky
The concerts will be given Saturdays at 5:00 PM. Admission to each event
is $5.00.

For more information or reservations, call 516-586-3433 or visit
transportation information, visit

The DiMenna Center for Classical Music | 450 West 37th Street in

Friday, May 22, 2015 at 7:00 PM
Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall

Southern hymns and down-home harmonies blend with the traditional instrumental sounds of a bluegrass band to create Come Away to the Skies: A High, Lonesome Mass. This exciting new choral work makes its New York premiere at Carnegie Hall, courtesy of Distinguished Concerts Orchestra and Distinguished Concerts Singers International. Composed by Wes Ramsey and Tim Sharp, who'll be on hand to conduct, the piece is set to be accompanied live by the Chuck Nation Band.

Tickets from $20
Call CarnegieCharge at 212-721-6500 or Visit
50% off discount to A High Lonesome Bluegrass Mass at Carnegie Hall with code DCG21214 to be used online, over the phone or in person.

Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage | Carnegie Hall

Jazz at the Shabazz presents Emily Braden
June 17, 2015 6:00-8:00 pm
Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center

Winner of New York City’s prestigious "Best of the Best" Jazzmobile Vocal
Competition, Braden’s signature sound is an effortless blend of jazz and
soul. Her knock-out debut album Soul Walk is composed of high-energy
originals and "flipped-out" jazz standards. Braden has performed at notable
NYC venues such as the Blue Note Jazz Club (Late Night Groove Series),
Smalls Jazz Club, The Kitano and the Iridium Jazz Club as well as on
international festival circuits.

Jazz at the Shabazz is made possible in part with public funds from the
Manhattan Community Arts Fund, supported by the New York City Department of
Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and administered by
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.

Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center
3940 Broadway, NYC


The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley
Sunday May 17th. 2PM
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College concludes its Target Storybook Series with Dallas Children's Theater's production of The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley on Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 2pm. Based on the book Flat Stanley by Jeff Brown, this whirlwind musical adventure tells the story of Stanley Lambchop - the ultimate exchange student - as he travels the globe and learns that heroes come in all shapes and sizes.

Now celebrating its 50th anniversary, Jeff Brown's beloved children's book, Flat Stanley, was written in 1964 and has become a literary and pop cultural phenomenon. Following in its footsteps, the musical adaptation, first published in 2008, has received national critical acclaim. "What I love about the show are all the teachable moments that don't feel like lessons," says guest director Michael Serrecchia, who returns to Dallas Children's Theater following his success with the main-stage production of Flat Stanley. "It's a fun, Broadway-style musical comedy about the value of being different and the importance of family." Thwarting a robbery at the Louvre Museum in Paris and surfing off the coast of Hawaii along the way, Stanley's adventures from Hollywood to France to Honolulu and beyond comes to life with the scenic designer Bob Lavallee's colorful designs.

Tickets are $9 and can be purchased at or by calling the box office at 718-951-4500 (Tue-Sat, 1pm-6pm).

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts | 2900 Campus Road

New York Composers Circle Gala Concert
Saturday. May 30, 2015 at 7:30 PM
Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space

The New York Composers Circle will present a concert of new music at 7:30 PM on Friday, May 30 at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space, 95th Street and Broadway in Manhattan. The concert will feature the world premiere of the winner of its ninth annual composers' competition, Vladimir del Orbe's Contextual Enigma, for clarinet, double bass, and piano, plus three other world premieres: Emiko Hayashi's End of Hot Summer, for soprano saxophone, vibraphone, piano, and bongos; Dary John Mizelle's Baseball: Opening Day, for marimba and piano; and Robert S. Cohen's Galapagos Suite, for marimba. In addition, the program will include Roger Blanc's Mood Swings for Jazz Quartet, Tamara Cashour's Queens Suite, for violin, viola, cello, and harp, Hubert Howe's Inharmonic Fantasy, for electronics, and Madelyn Byrne's First Flight, Early Spring, for flute and electronics in its New York premiere.

The performers will include Ellen Weller, flute; David Sherr, clarinet and saxophone; Karon Rostron, violin; Gregor Kitzis, viola; Peter Prosser, cello; Jennifer Vincent, double bass; Roger Blanc, guitar; Cesare Papetti, vibraphone; Alix Raspé, harp; Rina Okubo and Jonathan Singer, marimba; Steve Sandberg, Derin Öge, Nina Siniakova, and Dary John Mizelle, piano; David Picton, bongos; and Roger Blanc, conductor.

Tickets are $20, with free admission for students. For tickets and for more information, visit For public transit information, visit All NYCC concerts are ADA-accessible.

Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space | 95th Street and Broadway
In Manhattan

Robert Schumann
“The Pilgrimage of the Rose”
Saturday, June 6th, 7:30pm – 10:00pm
Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew

Robert Schumann's "The Pilgrimage of The Rose" is a Fabulous Flight of Fantasy Featuring Flowers, Fauna and Fairies! Eugene Sirotkine conducts the Hudson Valley Singers, New York Metamorphoses Orchestra and soloists Margaret Dudley, Marc Schreiner, MaryAnn McCormick, Peter Volpe, Rebecca Ringle and Robert Garner.

Tickets are $25 in Advance, $25 for seniors and students and $30 at the door
Call 914-674-2865 or purchase online at

Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew | 263 West 86th Street |and West End Avenue


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

All Angels’ Church | 251 West 80th Street


Giacomo Puccini’s
Tosca presented by Chelsea Opera
Thur, June 4 at 7PM
Sat, June 6 at 4PM
St. Peter’s Church in Chelsea

Chelsea Opera presents a concert staging of one of Puccini’s most beloved operas, Tosca. Premiered in Rome in 1900 and in NYC a year later, it is one of the most produced operas in the world. With no set for this production, the focus turns to the music and the drama. The opera is sung in Italian.

Regina Grimaldi as Floria Tosca
Edgar Jaramillo as Mario Cavaradossi
Thomas Woodman as Baron Scarpia

Luis Alvarado, Benjamin Barham Wiese, Jared Guest, Brace Negron, Erich Schuett, James Shaffran, and Hugo Vera

with the Chelsea Opera Children’s Ensemble and the Chelsea Opera Ensemble

accompanied by the Chelsea Opera Chamber Ensemble
Samuel McCoy, music director/principal conductor
Lynne Hayden-Findlay, stage director/costume design
Leonarda Priore, set decoration and properties design

$35 preferred, $30 general admission and $20 students/seniors in advance ($45, $40 and $25 at the door)
children 14 and under - free
tickets: 866-811-4111

St. Peter’s Church in Chelsea | 346 West 20th Street (between 8th & 9th Avenues)


Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 8:30 PM
Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall

Giuseppe Verdi's Requiem offer the drama of opera and the thrill of wonderful symphonic writing combined with stellar, virtuosic solo moments. The progression of the piece tells the ultimate dramatic story, from profound loss in the subdued key of A minor at the start to sheer terror at what lies ahead on judgment day. Distinguished Concerts Orchestra and the Distinguished Concerts Singers International perform this piece in a unique and larger-than-life rendition rarely seen on the New York Stage!

Tickets from $20
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Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage | Carnegie Hall

Wild Sound: Glenn Kotche and Third Coast Percussion
Friday May 29th 7PM –
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium

Percussionist and composer Glenn Kotche (of Wilco) and Chicago-based ensemble Third Coast Percussion are creating a unique program for Met Museum Presents, which centers on one of the most extraordinary objects in the Met and Musical Instruments department's collection, an 1880 Rock Harmonicon, also known as a stone dulcimer or a geological piano.

In addition, these inspired musicians will perform some of the most vital percussion-based classical music of the twentieth century including Steve Reich's Music for Pieces of Wood and Nagoya Marimbas.

Tickets: $35. For more information or advance purchase visit or call 212-570-3949.

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

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