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by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Sat Mar 2nd, 2019

Igor Stravinsky’s Histoire du Soldat (A Soldier’s Tale), based upon a tale by Aleksandr Afanas’ev, is not in my Pantheon collection of Russian Fairy Tales by Afanas’ev, which contains 200...

Music Review
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Fri Mar 1st, 2019

Just as Beethoven’s Second Piano Concerto was seminal in establishing Beethoven as a noted pianist in Vienna, when he relocated from Bonn to Vienna in 1795, where Beethoven himself performed...

Music Review
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Sun Feb 24th, 2019

This past Saturday night at the Hotchkiss School in Katherine M. Elfers Hall Fabio Witkowski conducted the first performance of the newly formed Hotchkiss Orchestra. The two-part program opened with...

Music Review
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Sun Feb 17th, 2019

As part of the The Catskill Jazz Factory and Millbrook Arts Group collaborative series, a Dominick Farinacci Trio played at the Millbrook Library late Saturday afternoon. Farinacci has been...

by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Sat Feb 16th, 2019

At Bard College’s Sosnoff Theater tenor Rufus Müller with pianist Kayo Iwama performed Franz Schubert’s most famous song-cycle. Müller sang the whole cycle of 24 songs by memory. The audience...

Music Review
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Sat Feb 16th, 2019

This newly formed quartet may not have settled on a name, yet they performed their first concert at Vassar’s Skinner Hall. This new ensemble was due to a grant from the...

Music Review
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Mon Feb 11th, 2019

In an era when division along political and social lines trumps sociability, it was refreshing to hear some live jazz by The Larry Ham Trio at Lyall Federated Church this...

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

The Orchestra Now under the baton of Leon Botstein delivered a program music on The Romantic Hero last Saturday night at Bard’s Sosnoff Theater. All three works of the evening...

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