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by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Sun Mar 31st, 2019

Shazam! Saturday night at a near-capacity audience at Bard College’s Olin Hall, the Bard College Conservatory of Music presented The Degree Recital of the Graduate Conducting Program featuring conductors Renée...

Music Review
by Stephen Kaye in Arts & Music
Sat Mar 30th, 2019

When drummer-composer Tyshwan Sorey (who also plays trombone as well as piano) performs, people listen. He has something to say. Sometimes it is the music itself, sometimes it in the...

Music Review
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Wed Mar 27th, 2019

Even those with mere peripheral interest in classical music cannot resist the charm of Johannes Brahms’ Second Symphony which was played by The Orchestra Now under the baton of conductor...

Music Review
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Sat Mar 23rd, 2019

Bohuslav Martinů’s masterpiece opera Julietta, first staged in 1938 at Prague’s National Theater, had to wait 71 years until last Friday night for its New York Première at...

Music Review
by Stephen Kaye in Arts & Music
Sat Mar 23rd, 2019

Among the more ambitious undertakings of the august CMS is a series curated by Beth Helgeson that produces works by living composers. While they range from the young and old,...

Sat Mar 16th, 2019

The Dresser by Ronald Harwood, currently running at The Center for Performing Arts in Rhinebeck, offers a behind-the-curtain of an aged actor (Lou Trapani) and devoted dresser (Kevin Archambault). More...

Music Review
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Sun Mar 10th, 2019

Under the radar of publicity that surrounds big concerts, a small concert of extraordinary quality was held at the Lászlo Z. Bitó Conservatory Building this past Sunday afternoon with...

Music Review
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Mon Mar 4th, 2019

Pianist Thomas Sauer opened his Vassar Faculty Recital in Skinner Hall Sunday afternoon with J.S. Bach’s French Overture, BMV 831 in B minor. Originally composed for two harpsichords, this musical...

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