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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, 2014


 

Astana Opera from Kazakhstan
Monday October 27 at 8 PM
Carnegie Hall, Isaac Stern Auditorium

From the Astana Opera House, the largest new state-of-the-art theater in Central Asia, comes the New York debut of the Astana Opera Company, Astana Opera Symphony Orchestra conducted by Abzal Mukhitdinov, the Chamber Choir, and principal singers and soloists. The program has been specially selected to include *Kazakh folk songs; *arias by famous Kazakh composers including Zhubanov-Khamidi, Rakhmadiev, and Mukhamedjanov; *excerpts from the operas of Verdi, Rossini, Offenbach, Borodin, and Bernstein; *and a performance of Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto featuring brilliant young violinist Erzhan Kulibaev.

Tickets: $10 to $65
Reservations at CarnegieCharge 212.247.7800 or www.carnegiehall.org or at the
Carnegie Hall box office

Carnegie Hall | 57th Street & 7th Avenue


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


 

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


The Sichuan Opera Theater of Chengdu, China
Saturday October 25 at 7:30 PM
Gerald Lynch Theater of John Jay College


The Sichuan Opera Theater of Chengdu, China makes its New York debut in "Raging Waves in the Sea of Desire," an original opera inspired by Eugene O'Neill's "Desire Under the Elms." Performed in Chinese, and in traditional Chinese opera style, the opera will be enacted by an ensemble of 11 singers accompanied by a 15-piece traditional Chinese orchestra. Composer is Wang Wenxun, and playwright Xu Fen has adapted the story, making several changes to turn the western drama into a traditional Chinese operatic story. The Company will make its U.S. debut at the Kennedy Center just prior to its New York appearance.

Admission is by donation; $30 suggested
Reservations at 678.999.8324


Gerald Lynch Theater, John Jay College | 324 West 59th Street
Just west of 10th Avenue


Coming Soon

 


 

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 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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