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Music review
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Sat Apr 28th, 2018

On Saturday night the Seraph Brass, an all-female quintet, performed at Hudson Hall Opera House on Warren Street with heavenly gusto as they ran through a variety of melody and...

Music review
by Antonia Shoumatoff in Arts & Music
Sat Apr 28th, 2018

The Pawling Concert series ended on April 27 at Trinity Pawling School, not with a whimper but with a big band bang.  The audience was energized by a performance by the...

Music review
by Stephen Kaye in Arts & Music
Mon Apr 23rd, 2018

Not many critics have the opportunity to write about Frederic Rzewski because his music is not often played, although he has been writing music since we shared space at a...

Music review
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Sun Apr 22nd, 2018

At Bard’s LUMA Theater Saturday night Damien Sneed concluded his Catskill Jazz Factory sponsored trilogy with the program “Sanctified Soul: 1960’s to Today.” There was not an empty seat in...

Music preview
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Fri Apr 20th, 2018

On Friday evening Oskar Espina-Ruiz, Artistic Director of Music Mountain, delivered a talk on Ludwig van Beethoven and Music Mountain’s Chamber Music Series that will feature a Beethoven Cycle Program:...

Music review
by Stephen Kaye in Arts & Music
Fri Apr 20th, 2018

Julliard presented two premiers by two young composers, both under 30, at a one o’clock concert at Alice Tully Hall on Wednesday April 18. Joshua Getman’s string quartet “in more...

Music review
by Antonia Shoumatoff in Arts & Music
Sun Apr 15th, 2018

An all-Stravinsky Program was performed by Bard’s TÖN Orchestra, conducted by Leon Botstein at Sosnoff Theater.

The Rite of Spring, the main piece that the audience was restlessly waiting for, was...

Theater review
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Sat Apr 14th, 2018

While A.R. Gurney (who died last summer) had many successful plays among his 47 plays, Love Letters (1988) condenses his talent for laser-like wit into an amusing two character play...

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