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Music review
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Mon Sep 11th, 2017

Twenty-three years ago, I was driving into Millbrook; as I approached the Hitchcock gate (once a photography studio), I heard The Shanghai Quartet do a live in-studio radio performance on...

Music review
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Sun Sep 10th, 2017

New York Philharmonic organist Kent Tritle performed an organ recital at Smithfield Church this past Saturday as a benefit for the Oratorio Society of New York. Due to the recent...

Music review
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Wed Sep 6th, 2017

Although Esa-Pekka Salonen became conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic in 1984, he was not on my myopic East Coast radar until I purchased a 1992 Sony recording of Jean...

Music review
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Sat Sep 2nd, 2017

At St. Andrew’s Church in Kent, The Sherman Ensemble offered a “Mostly Italian” program last Friday evening. That’s an extremely bland description of what happened. Opening with Tomaso Albinoni’s pleasing...

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by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Sun Aug 27th, 2017

New York Philharmonic organist, Kent Tritle, will offer a recital at The Smithfield Presbyterian Church in Amenia on Route 83, Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 3:30 pm, to benefit the Oratorio...

Music review
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Sat Aug 26th, 2017

The Broad Street Chamber Players performed a Baroque music program at the Northeast-Millerton Library Annex as part of their Music in the Annex Series last Saturday evening. In my early...

Opera review
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Sun Aug 20th, 2017

As adjunct to “Chopin and His World” at Bard College, Bard produced a single performance of the most popular 19th Century Polish opera: Halka. This was a low-budget minimalist production...

Music review
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Sat Aug 19th, 2017

Bard’s sold-out Sosnoff Theater reveled in the varied artistry of Fryderyk Chopin this past Friday night. Six pianists offered a small anthology of some of Chopin’s major works. During this...

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