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Performance review
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Fri Oct 26th, 2018

This collaborative event with noted pianist Vijay Iyer and acclaimed writer Teju Cole was eagerly anticipated, like waiting for a full moon on a clear night. Iyer and...

Music Review
by Stephen Kaye in Arts & Music
Tue Oct 23rd, 2018

In geo-political circles it is recognized that China is a rising power.  It is both a measured and aspirational phenomenon that has been encouraged by a government which understands that...

Music Review
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Mon Oct 22nd, 2018

Whatever happened to the Big Band sound? It was a legend nearly fifty years ago. Woody Herman was impressive, but Duke Ellington and Count Basie were knockouts. I recall in...

Music Review
by Stephen Kaye in Arts & Music
Sat Oct 20th, 2018

In honor of Carnegie Hall’s 125th anniversary, 125 new works are being commissioned by composers from around the world.  Many musicians and composers are brought in for premiering these works. ...

Music Review
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Sat Oct 20th, 2018

The Pawling Concert Series hosted Donal Fox Inventions Trio at Gardiner Theater at Trinity-Pawling School with half-moon working against passing clouds. Fox plays historically inflected jazz, jazz that is inspired...

Interview
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Features
Fri Oct 19th, 2018

Founded in 2006, New York Polyphony has accumulated a plethora of accolades from music critics in a multitude of publications. Over  the  last  decade,  this  ensemble  has  developed  a  world-class ...

Music Review
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Wed Oct 17th, 2018

Alice Tully Hall under the direction of Wu Han opened up its new Chamber Music Society season with a program entitle “Russian Inspiration,” that is, a program of Italian, German,...

Music Review
by Kevin T. McEneaney in Arts & Music
Mon Oct 15th, 2018

Xak Bjerken and his wife Miri Yampolsy performed an hour-long recital at Bard College’s Lázló-Bitó Conservatory Building Monday evening. Xak opened with the first three of Franz Schubert’s six Moments...

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