Decoda in Saratoga Springs
Dec
15
7:00 PM19:00

Decoda in Saratoga Springs

Decoda Artists
Anna Elashvili, violin - Alicia Lee, clarinet - *Thomas Bergeron, trumpet
Brad Balliett, bassoon - *Stephen Dunn, trombone - Kris Saebo, double bass
*Ian Rosenbaum, percussion
*guest artist

Performance Schedule
7pm - Dec. 15, 2017 - Performance at Bethesda Episcopal Church
2-3:30pm - Dec. 16, 2017 - Family Saturdays at Skidmore College's Tang Museum

Program
Anthem [World Premiere] - Saratoga Independent School
A Fiddler's Tale Suite - Wynton Marsalis
1) The Fiddler's March
2) A Fiddler's Soul
3) Pastorale
4) Happy March
5) Concert Piece
6) Tango, Waltz, Ragtime
7)The Devil's Dance
8) Big Chorale
9) The Blues on Top

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Festival Chamber Music Concert at Weill Hall
Dec
6
8:00 PM20:00

Festival Chamber Music Concert at Weill Hall

PROGRAM:

  • Anton Eberl (1765-1807) Grand Trio in E-flat major, Op. 36 for Clarinet, Cello and Piano
  • Tomás Bretón (1850-1923) Quatre Morceaux Espagnols for Piano Trio
  • Antonín Dvorák (1841-1904) Piano Trio in E Minor "Dumky"

  • Tanya Bannister, Piano

  • Anna Elashvili, Violin
  • Ruth Sommers, Cello
  • Charles Neidich, Clarinet
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American Composers Orchestra’s 40th Birthday Concert & Gala
Nov
7
7:30 PM19:30

American Composers Orchestra’s 40th Birthday Concert & Gala

  • Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Program:

  • ELIZABETH OGONEK: Sleep and Unremembrance (2015) (U.S. Premiere)
  • LEONARD BERNSTEIN: Clarinet Sonata (1941-42, orchestrated by Sid Ramin 1994)
  • PAOLA PRESTINI: Prelude and Aria from Gilgamesh (2016) (NY Premiere)
  • DUKE ELLINGTON: Black, Brown & Beige (1943)
  • FRANCIS THORNE: Fanfare, Fugue and Funk (1972)

Selections from the American Songbook for voice and orchestra including

  • George GERSHWIN: Fascinatin Rhythm
  • Jerome KERN: All The Things You Are
  • Harold ARLEN: Over the Rainbow
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Beethoven and Banjos
Sep
27
to Oct 1

Beethoven and Banjos

Concerts:

  • 9/29 6:30pm Reynolds Recital Hall at Northern Michigan University
  • 9/30 6:30pm Ontonagon Theater of Performing Arts, MI
  • 10/1 2:00pm Crystal Theater in Crystal Falls, MI

Student Interactive Performances:

  • 9/27 10am at Crystal Theater with High School students
  • 9/28 2pm at Kingsford Highschool
  • 9/29 11:45am at Northern Michigan University (Reynolds Recital Hall)
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NOVUS NY - Times Arrow Festival
Sep
14
8:00 PM20:00

NOVUS NY - Times Arrow Festival

  • Webern: Five Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 10
  • Webern: 2 Lieder, Op. 8
  • Webern: 4 Lieder, Op.13
  • Gubaidulina: Concordanza
  • Webern: Kantate 1, Op. 29
  • Epstein: Flower World
  • Webern: Das Augenlicht, Op.26
  • Webern: Variations, Op. 30
  • Webern: Symphony, Op. 21

The Choir of Trinity Wall Street and NOVUS NY; Julian Wachner, conductor

Free

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Aviva at Rockwood
Aug
20
6:00 PM18:00

Aviva at Rockwood

Aviva Scheier will debut her first album, Paper Cranes. I had the pleasure of recording a few of her songs with her and look forward to joining my talented and beautiful niece on Stage ! at Rockwood Music Hall. Aviva has an enchantingly addictive voice and her songs are so memorable, I find myself singing them all the time.

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East Coast Chamber Orchestra (ECCO)
Aug
1
7:30 PM19:30

East Coast Chamber Orchestra (ECCO)

Program: Gustav Holst, (1874-1934), St. Paul’s Suite, Op. 29, No. 2, (1922)

Dimitri Shostakovich, (1906-75), String Quartet No 8 in C Minor, Op 110, (1960)

Johann Sebastian Bach, (1685-1750) Chorale No. 22: Schmuke dich, o liebe Seele

Intermission

Edvard Greig, (1843-1907), Holberg Suite, Op. 40, (1884)

Johann Sebastian Bach, (1685-1750), Chorale No. 34: Erbarm’ dich mein, o Herre Gott

David Diamond, (1915-2005), Rounds, (1944)

WQXR HOST: Elliott Forrest

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Decoda | Skidmore Chamber Music Institute
Jul
9
to Jul 22

Decoda | Skidmore Chamber Music Institute

The Decoda | Skidmore Chamber Music Institute is a 2 week summer intensive for young musicians offering multiple performance opportunities and meaningful community engagement. Under the guidance of Decoda artists, students will learn how to fully engage their audiences and communities through scripted interactive chamber music performances while improving their own performance and public speaking skills. Program participants will live on the beautiful campus of Skidmore College and will rehearse and perform at the state of the art Arthur Zankel Music Center.

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Faculty at the Young Artist Program at Yellow Barn
Jun
14
to Jun 30

Faculty at the Young Artist Program at Yellow Barn

For outstanding musicians ages 13-20

Strings, Woodwinds, Piano, and Composition

Yellow Barn’s Young Artists Program brings together 28 outstanding young instrumentalists and composers from across the United States and abroad for a rigorous and exciting 18-day chamber music workshop that includes intensive study and three public performances.

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NOVUS at the MATA Festival
Apr
29
to May 29

NOVUS at the MATA Festival

NOVUS NY at MATA Festival: Dangerous Currents

Scott Allen Jarrett, conductor

Performance 4/29 8pm at The Kitchen (512 W 19th St NYC)

Program:

Philip Venables: The Revenge of Miguel Cotto

Paul Pinto: Letters from Brown Men

Dmitri Timofeev: Angel

Pascal LeBoeuf: Alkaline (string quartet + LeBoeuf jazz quintet)

Kristina Wolfe: Record of Ancient Mirrors

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Musicians of Lenox Hill
Apr
27
to Apr 28

Musicians of Lenox Hill

  • Temple Israel of the City of New York (map)
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Musicians

Emilie-Anne Gendron, Violin

Anna Elashvili, Violin

Wei-Yang Andy Lin, Viola

Sean Katsuyama, Cello

Orion Weiss, Piano

Soo-Kyung Park, Flute

Program From Mourning to Morning: Music of War and Peace

Jean Sibelius (1865-1957) Duo for Violin and Viola in C Major

Franz Liszt (1811-1886) Après une Lecture de Dante: Fantasia quasi Sonata for Solo Piano

Ernest Bloch (1880-1959) Concertino for Flute, Viola and Piano

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 13

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East Coast Chamber Orchestra Tour
Apr
20
to Apr 23

East Coast Chamber Orchestra Tour

ECCO TOURS!! Concerts: East Coast Chamber Orchestra with Sivan Magen, harp

Thursday April 20, 7:30pm at St. Bart's Chapel, NYC

Friday April 21, 8pm at Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, PA

Sunday, April 23, 3:30pm at National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Program:

Theofanidis: A Thousand Cranes

Caplet: Conte fantastique

Lutosławski: Five Folk Melodies

Suk: Serenade in E-flat Major

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Decoda at SUNY Purchase
Mar
3
to Mar 5

Decoda at SUNY Purchase

This Decoda intensive three-day multi-disciplinary residency at Purchase College will culminate in a March 5th, 3pm concert. Using Stravinsky’s Soldier’s Tale as a jumping off point, the residency will be a collaborative learning experience; the final program, led by Decoda, will feature students from the Conservatories of Music, Dance and Theater Arts in performances of works by Lutoslawski, Wagner and Stravinsky.

Schedule of Events

Friday, March 3rd, 2017 - 12pm - Masterclass (time TBC)

Sunday, March 5th, 2017 - 3pm - Performance

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Long Island String Festival
Jan
21
to Jan 22

Long Island String Festival

I will be participating in a 2-day chamber music festival for high school chamber music groups selected by LISFA on Long Island. Coachings, workshops and performances will be given with Tomoko Fujita, Ben Russell, Caitlin Lynch and Miranda Sielaff.

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The Hard Nut at BAM
Dec
10
to Dec 18

The Hard Nut at BAM

Based on the book by E.T.A. Hoffmann, The Nutcracker and the Mouse King Mark Morris Dance Group Featuring the MMDG Music Ensemble and The Hard Nut Singers Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker, Op. 71 Conducted by Colin Fowler Choreography by Mark Morris

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Decoda at DePauw University
Nov
18
to Nov 22

Decoda at DePauw University

  • Green Center, Kresge Auditorium (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Decoda returns to DePauw University in November for the last visit of our two year residency. Our final concert will be a collaborative performance with the DePauw University Orchestra (DUO) sitting side-by-side with Decoda members, who will be featured soloists. We will participate in a college preparation event for high school students interested in pursuing degrees in music. Decoda will also be returning as guests on the Storytellers series, an informal concert format which resembles a late-night talk show with interviews, performances, and musical games hosted by two very entertaining DePauw students.

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