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Music review
Sun Jun 18th, 2017

At Bard’s Olin Hall the Hudson Valley Music Circle presented “Summer Masterpieces,” a program of Schubert, Mozart, and Brahms. Schubert’s first String Trio in B-flat major (D. 471), written in...

Music review
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Sun Jun 11th, 2017

One leg of the ten day Hudson Valley Society for Music Bach Fest landed at air-conditioned Skinner Hall this past Sunday afternoon. Entitled “Bach’s Choral-Orchestral Works” under the direction of...

Theater review
Sat Jun 10th, 2017

If you are familiar with American, French, British theater, and are not familiar with the man who hacked theater for the 20th century and beyond, then something is missing in...

Music review
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Thu Jun 8th, 2017

The Orchestra of St. Luke’s has embarked on a new, annual series of spring concerts that will feature different composers each year. Franz Schubert, a most wise choice, kicked off...

Music Preview
by Denise Jordan Finley in Arts & Music
Mon Jun 5th, 2017

Smithfield Presbyterian Church at 656 Smithfield Valley Rd (Route 83)in Amenia, NY, is proud to announce a recital by renowned harpsichordist, Gavin Black, on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 4:00...

Music review
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Sat Jun 3rd, 2017

On the evening of June 3rd at Music Mountain’s Gordon Hall, Peter Askim’s The Next Festival of Emerging Artists held a benefit for the David M. Hunt Library. The program...

Millbrook Music Assembly
by Stephen Kaye in Arts & Music
Mon May 29th, 2017

On May 28th four young players, comprising the Verona Quartet, all recent graduates of Juilliard master’s program, reminded us that history and music and listening all matter.  In hearing we...

Music review
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Sun May 28th, 2017

Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61, written at the productive age of 36, remains one of his most beloved concert numbers. It has unforgettable melodies and dynamic tympani...