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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...

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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...

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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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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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