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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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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


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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
https://www.facebook.com/pages/5-at-5-at-DiMenna/321605638021535?ref=hl.For
transportation information, visit
http://www.oslmusic.org/dimenna-center/dmc-faq/directions-parking.

The DiMenna Center for Classical Music | 450 West 37th Street in
Manhattan
URL: http://www.mirianconti.com/5--5-at-dimenna.html


Alaria Chamber Ensemble at Carnegie Hall
Sunday, April 12th, 2pm
Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall

On Sunday, April 12th at 2pm, Alaria Chamber Ensemble will present the second concert of their season at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. Founded in 1983, the Alaria Chamber Ensemble has established itself as a premier ensemble in New York City, dedicated to presenting the highest quality chamber music and committed to developing programs that build a community of chamber music players, listeners, composers, and teachers. It accomplishes this through its various activities: master classes and coaching at all levels, performances, commissions of new works, and community programs.

Program:
Hummel, Piano Trio No. 4, op. 65
Martinu, Piano Quartet No. 1
Schubert, String Quintet in C major

Tickets are $30, available at the Carnegie Hall box office or at www.alaria.org.

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


Agustin Anievas in Concert – Third 5 @ 5 Solo Piano Series Performance
Saturday, April 4 at 5:00 PM
The DiMenna Center for Classical Music

American pianist Agustin Anievas will be in concert as the third program of 5 @ 5 at DiMenna, a new solo piano performance series curated by Mirian Conti. This event is sponsored by The George D. and Freda B. Abraham Foundation. Mr. Anievas will perform 4 Impromptus, Op. 90-D 899 by Schubert, Beethoven’s Sonata No. 7, op. 10, No. 3 and Chopin’s Nocturne No. 16, Op. 55, No. 2 and Andante Spianato e Grande Polonaise, Op .22.

Admission to the concert is $5.00. Tickets are available at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1388444. For more information, call 516-586-3433 or visit http://www.mirianconti.com/5--5-at-dimenna.html.

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


 

Canta Libre Chamber Ensemble in Concert
Saturday, April 11 at 2:30 PM
:Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center’s Bruno Walter Auditorium

The acclaimed Canta Libre Chamber Ensemble will be in
concert, performing music for flute, harp and strings on Saturday, April
11 at 2:30 PM at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at
Lincoln Center’s Bruno Walter Auditorium, 111 Amsterdam Ave. in
Manhattan.

Repertoire for this Grandjany Revealed event will be Marcel Grandjany’s
O Bien Aimee and Aria in Classic Style, Handel's Harp Concerto with
Grandjany's cadenzas, Joseph Jongen’s Concerto a Cinque and Debussy’s
Sonata for Viola, Flute and Harp.

Marcel Grandjany's son Bernard will be present at the concert and will
speak to the audience.

Performers will be Sally Shorrock, flute, Bradley Bosenbeck, violin,
Veronica Salas, viola, Bernard Tamosaitis, cello and Karen Lindquist,
harp.

Then April 11 event is free and open to the public. For more
information, call 212-870-1630 or visit
http://www.nypl.org/locations/lpa. For public transit information, visit
http://tripplanner.mta.info/MyTrip/ui_web/customplanner/tripplanner.aspx.
All Canta Libre concerts are ADA accessible.

Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center’s Bruno Walter Auditorium
111 Amsterdam Ave. in Manhattan
URL: http://www.cantalibre.org/


 

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


 

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


Lunchtime Concerts in Bryant Park
Monday, April 6 – Sunday, April 12
Hours: Times vary daily between 11:30-1:00pm; check website for daily schedule


Lunch time concerts featuring Scottish pipers, singers and poetry readings will take place on Bryant Park’s Fountain Terrace during Scotland Week. Highlights include the Highland Divas on Tartan Day, April 6; Craig Weir, a VIP piper who was awarded the Young Scot Award for Arts in 2104, on April 9; Hannah Read and John Gribbin, modern folk songwriters and instrumentalists; and many pipe bands and Highland dancers.

FREE
http://americanscottishfoundation.com/tartanday/tartan_events.html

Fountain Terrace at Bryant Park | At park entrance at 41st Street and 6th Avenue



New York Composers Circle Concert
Tuesday. April 21 at 7:30 PM
Saint Peter's Church at Citigroup Center


The New York Composers Circle will present a concert of new music at 7:30 PM on Tuesday, April 21 at Saint Peter's Church, Citigroup Center, 619 Lexington Ave. in Manhattan. The concert will feature the world premieres of Susan J. Fischer's Intermezzo, for oboe, violin, cello, and piano; Peri Mauer's Journey, for oboe; Gayther Myers's The Workday, for flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, and piano; Max Giteck Duykers's Dark Body, for flute, violin, cello, and piano; David Picton's Turning Leaves for Sandy, for oboe and guitar; Eugene Marlow's Trois Chansons pour une Poetesse, for flute and alto flute; and Richard Brooks's Into the Twilight, for flute, bassoon, violin, viola and piano. In addition, Orlando Legname's Vortici D'etere, for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, and piano, will receive its New York premiere.

The performers will include Margaret Lancaster and Roberta Michel, flute; Christa Van Alstine, clarinet; Christa Robinson, Keve Wilson, and Virginia Chang Chien, oboe; Nanci Belmont, bassoon; Matt Marks, horn; Esther Noh, violin; Hannah Levinson, viola; John Popham, cello; Oren Fader, guitar; Stephen Gosling, piano; and Tamara Cashour, conductor.

The April 21st concert is free; however, a $20 donation is suggested, payable at the door. For more information, call 212-787-8309 or visit http://nycomposerscircle.org. For public transit information, visithttp://tripplanner.mta.info/MyTrip/ui_web/customplanner/tripplanner.aspx. All NYCC concerts are ADA-accessible.


Saint Peter's Church at Citigroup Center | 619 Lexington Avenue at 54th Street in Manhattan
URL: http://NYComposersCircle.org




NEW YORK SCANDIA SYMPHONY
Thursday April 9, 8 PM
Symphony Space


The New York Scandia Symphony, under the baton of Dorrit Matson, will celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the births of two of Scandinavia's greatest composers: Jean Sibelius (1865-1957) and Carl Nielsen (1865-1931). Program will feature Nielsen's Flute Concerto with flutist Lisa Hansen and his Overture to Maskerade. By Sibelius is his Finlandia, Karelia Suite, and At The Castle Gate from Pelleas and Melisande.

Tickets: $20; $15 for students & seniors
Reservations: 212.864.5400

Symphony Space/Peter Norton Theater | 2537 Broadway, NYC (at 95th Street)



See-A-Dot Music Publishing Composer Showcase
Sunday, April 19 at 3 PM
Judson Memorial Hall

See-A-Dot Music Publishing, Inc. will present a Composers Showcase concert on Sunday, April 19 - 3 PM at Judson Memorial Hall, 55 Washington Square South in New York NY.

This event will feature music by Stephen Barr, Michael Conley, Carson Cooman, Ezra Donner, Rachel Fogarty, Harry Einhorn, Robin McClellan, Joe Rubinstein, Trevor Shaw, and others. The vocal ensemble will be led by Fahad Siadat, the Director of See-A-Dot Music Publishing (http://seeadot.com/).

This event is free for conductors and other choral professionals, and complimentary perusal scores will be available during the concert. Many of the composers will be present and there will be a reception following the concert where composers and conductors can meet.

General admission to the public is $10. For tickets and more information, visit https://www.artful.ly/store/events/5305.

Join See-A-Dot Music Publishing’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/seeadot.


Judson Memorial Hall | 55 Washington Square South, New York NY
URL: http://seeadot.com/



Seven Words
Thursday April 2nd. 7PM –
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium

Returning to the Met after a critically acclaimed premiere in 2013, Seven Words is a music-video work that enfolds Haydn's transformative Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross with a compelling and evocative video environment by Ofri Cnaani. For this performance, which takes place during Holy Week, Attacca Quartet performs the string arrangement of the piece, and collaborates with Cnaani on its staging and direction.

Tickets: $45. 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)


 

Take 6
Saturday April 18th. 8PM
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts


Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 60th Anniversary Season with a concert by Grammy-winning a cappella jazz group Take 6 on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 8pm. Heralded by Quincy Jones as the "baddest vocal cats on the planet," the most awarded vocal group in history (10 Grammy Awards, 10 Dove Awards, a Soul Train Award, and more) celebrates their 25th Anniversary in a soulful concert that fuses gospel, jazz, R&B, and pop. Take 6 (Claude McKnight, Mark Kibble, Joel Kibble, Dave Thomas, Alvin Chea, and Khristian Dentley) is the quintessential a cappella group and model for vocal genius, with six virtuosic voices united in crystal clear harmony against a backdrop of syncopated rhythms, innovative arrangements, and funky grooves. With praise from such luminaries as Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, Brian Wilson, Ella Fitzgerald and Whitney Houston, the multi-platinum selling sextet has toured across the globe, collaborated across genres, and is recognized as the preeminent a cappella group in the world.

Tickets are $30-40 and can be purchased at BrooklynCenter.org or by calling the box office at 718-951-4500 (Tue-Sat, 1pm-6pm).

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts | 2900 Campus Road
(at Brooklyn College)


The Collegiate Chorale Presents
The Road of Promise
Wednesday May 6th. 8PM
Thursday May 7th. 7pm.
Carnegie Hall - Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage


The Collegiate Chorale concludes its 2014-2015 season with the US Premiere of Kurt Weill's The Road of Promise on May 6, 2015 at 8pm and May 7, 2015 at 7pm at Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019. Tickets are $30-$135 and are available at www.carnegiehall.org, CarnegieCharge 212-247-7800, or the Box Office at 57th and Seventh. For more information, visit http://collegiatechorale.org/performances/the-road-of-promise.

The Road of Promise is a new concert adaptation of Kurt Weill and Franz Werfel's epic 1937 stage spectacle, The Eternal Road, led by Tony Award-winning conductor/director Ted Sperling and featuring a cast of world-renowned singers and a 200-voice chorus and symphony orchestra. Like the original stage work, The Road of Promise combines a story about a synagogue under threat of persecution with defining stories from the Old Testament. As the congregation awaits their fate, a 13-year old boy appears who knows nothing of his Jewish heritage or faith. The Rabbi enlightens him and gives the community strength by recounting the stories of Abraham, Jacob, Joseph, Miriam, Moses, Ruth, Isaiah, and more, all of which come alive through Weill's magnificent musical score. The young boy listens to the stories unfold and emerges as the new hope for his people. The concert will feature Anthony Dean Griffey, Mark Delavan, Philip Cutlip, AJ Glueckert, and Lotte Lenya Competition Finalists/Winners Lauren Michelle, Megan Marino, and Justin Hopkins, with Conductor/Director Ted Sperling and Orchestra of St. Luke's. Video Projections by Wendall Harrington and Lighting Design by Frances Aronson.

Carnegie Hall | 881 7th Avenue


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 BrooklynCenter.org or by calling the box office at 718-951-4500 (Tue-Sat, 1pm-6pm).

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts | 2900 Campus Road


 


THE ROAD OF PROMISE
Music by Kurt Weill, Libretto by Franz Werfel, Adapted by Ed Harsh
Featuring Anthony Dean Griffey, Mark Delavan, Philip Cutlip, Lauren Michelle, Megan Marino, AJ Glueckert, Justin Hopkins
with Conductor/Director Ted Sperling
and Orchestra of St. Luke's
May 6th @ 8PM
May 7th @ 7PM
Carnegie Hall

The Collegiate Chorale concludes its 2014-2015 season with the US Premiere of Kurt Weill's The Road of Promise May 6, 2015 at 8pm and May 7, 2015 at 7pm at Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019.

The Road of Promise is a new concert adaptation of Kurt Weill and Franz Werfel's epic 1937 stage spectacle, The Eternal Road, led by Tony Award-winning conductor/director Ted Sperling and featuring a cast of world-renowned singers and a 200-voice chorus and symphony orchestra. Like the original stage work, The Road of Promise combines a story about a synagogue under threat of persecution with defining stories from the Old Testament. As the congregation awaits their fate, a 13-year old boy appears who knows nothing of his Jewish heritage or faith. The Rabbi enlightens him and gives the community strength by recounting the stories of Abraham, Jacob, Joseph, Miriam, Moses, Ruth, Isaiah, and more, all of which come alive through Weill's magnificent musical score. The young boy listens to the stories unfold and emerges as the new hope for his people.

The concert will feature Anthony Dean Griffey, Mark Delavan, Philip Cutlip, AJ Glueckert, and Lotte Lenya Competition Finalists/Winners Lauren Michelle, Megan Marino, and Justin Hopkins, with Conductor/Director Ted Sperling and Orchestra of St. Luke's.

The May 7 performance will feature a special pre-concert talk at 6pm, presented in partnership with the Museum of Jewish Heritage. Artistic Director Ted Sperling talks with Ed Harsh, adapter of Kurt Weill and Franz Werfel's The Road of Promise, about the background, historical context, and glorious musical content of this piece.

Both performances of The Road of Promise will be recorded live at Carnegie Hall for release on the Navona Records label, distributed by Naxos Records.

Tickets are $30-$135 and are available at www.carnegiehall.org, CarnegieCharge 212-247-7800, or the Box Office at 57th and Seventh. For more information, visit http://collegiatechorale.org/performances/the-road-of-promise.


Carnegie Hall | 57th and Seventh.


 

Coming Soon

 


 

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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