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
8:00pm 8:00pm

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
6:00pm 6:00pm

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
7:30pm 7:30pm

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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Halloween Cabaret at Scrag Mountain Music
Oct
24
to Oct 30

Halloween Cabaret at Scrag Mountain Music

Scrag begins its 2016-17 season with a program of caberet culminating in Arnold Schoenberg’s groundbreaking chamberwork Pierrot Lunaire. The concert will begin with alternations of Paul Schoenfield’s Café Music and cabaret songs of Schoenberg and American master William Bolcom.

Come as you are. Pay what you can.

Fri. Oct. 28, 7:30pm Unitarian Church of Montpelier Montpelier, VT

Sat. Oct. 29, 7:30pm First Light Studio Randolph, VT

Sun. Oct. 30, 7:30pm Warren United Church

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NOVUS at Trinity Church: Subway Series
Oct
20
1:00pm 1:00pm

NOVUS at Trinity Church: Subway Series

Julian Wachner, conductor Steve Reich – City Life This minimalist composition for chamber orchestra features two pianos and digital samples of a wide variety of city sounds, mainly recorded by Reich himself in and around New York City.

Aaron Copland – Quiet City Aaron Copland’s Quiet City was originally written for a play by Irwin Shaw’s music that never made it out of previews. Copland later combined the music into a single composition.

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Duo Recital with Luba Poliak at Phelps Mansion
Oct
16
3:00pm 3:00pm

Duo Recital with Luba Poliak at Phelps Mansion

This marks the second year of collaborating with pianist, Luba Poliak in a duo recital. Sonatas by Prokofiev and Janacek performed side by side in a surprising emotional contrast of two wartime pieces and their equally differing reactions to their own compositions. The famous Franck Sonata follows with two light treats, one by Boulanger and the other by violnist, Anna Elashvili.

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Beethoven and Banjos
Sep
26
to Oct 2

Beethoven and Banjos

  • Upper Peninsula of Michigan Marquette, Crystal Falls, Calumet (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

An exciting collaboration between Decoda and AALLOTAR!

2016 marks the second annual week-long collaboration between members of Decoda (Carnegie Hall's affiliate ensemble) and a folk ensemble creating and performing music together in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. "The music will be chosen and composed to be a direct celebration of the UP's landscape, culture, and heritage," says Beethoven and Banjos Artistic Director and UP native Evan Premo.

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Deconstructing Prokofiev
Sep
16
7:00pm 7:00pm

Deconstructing Prokofiev

23Arts delivers its second 'Deconstructing...' lecture and performance at the Mountain Top Library with pianist Luba Poliak and violinist Anna Elashvili in 'Deconstructing Prokofiev', which will examine and explore Prokofiev's Second Sonata Op. 94a, four movements written originally for flute and piano and later transcribed for violin and piano.

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