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Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

Theater live in HD
Millerton: Moviehouse: by Alan Bennett. Live from Nottingham Playhouse. It’s 1786 and King George III is the most powerful man in the world. But his behavior is becoming increasingly erratic as he succumbs to fits of lunacy. With the King’s mind unraveling at a dramatic pace, ambitious politicians and the scheming Prince of Wales threaten to undermine the power of the Crown and expose the fine line between a King and a man. 6 pm. (518) 789-0022  http://www.themoviehouse.net/index.php/showtimes#st_cn_s2

Friday, November 23rd, 2018

Rock music
Pawling: Daryl's House: THE THE BAND BAND - LAST WALTZ CELEBRATION W/ TTBB HORNS AND SPECIAL GUESTS. 130 Rte 22. 8 pm. 845-289-0185  https://www.darylshouseclub.com

Saturday, November 24th, 2018

Chorale
Stockbridge, MA: Norman Rockwell Museum:  Crescendo will present a special Thanksgiving concert at the Norman Rockwell Museum  9 Glendale Rd in Stockbridge, MA on Saturday, November 24 at 5:30 pm. Featured will be composer John Myers’ “Paintings in Song,” nine choral pieces based on Rockwell’s paintings. The concert is a collaboration of the Museum, Bard College at Simon’s Rock, Berkshire Children’s Chorus and Crescendo.In the Galleries of the Museum Rockwell’s images come alive with a fusion of Classical styles and America 20thcentury popular music genres. One of the highlights of this concert is music Myers composed for the well-known painting “Freedom from Want,” which portrays the American values associated with the Thanksgiving celebration. Performers will be singers of the Crescendo Vocal Ensemble, the Berkshire Children’s Chorus and instrumentalists, including the composer, all directed by Crescendo’s Artistic Director, Christine Gevert. This concert, hosted by the Museum, is free for Museum members or included with Museum admission. For more information, go to https://www.nrm.org/event/paintings-in-song-the-four-freedoms/ or www.worldclassmusic.org.         860-435-4866  http://worldclassmusic.org
Concert
Pawling: Christ Church: “JAZZING IT UP.” Featuring Ted Rosenthal on Piano and Eddie Barbash on Alto Sax. They join a most talented group of accomplished New York musicians including Thomson Kneeland (double bass), Chris Parker (drums), Susan Rotholz, (flute) and Bailen (cello) in a program that features excerpts from Rosenthal’s Jazz Opera, "Dear Erich," commissioned by New York City Opera. Jazz-inspired renditions of works by Harold Arlen and Astor Piazolla, along with original compositions by Parker and Kneeland will also be showcased. 7 Church Rd, Quaker Hill, Pawling, 4 pm.     (860) 355-5930  http://www.shermanchamberensemble.org/
Concert
Ancram: Ancram Opera House: HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE: Songwriter, composer and performer Heather Christian sings and announces a special community project to take place next year. Also, Hudson River School painters Thomas Cole and Frederic Church, beautifully brought to life by Berkshire theatre artist David Lane, reunite on the AOH stage. 2-5 pm. (518) 329-0114  https://www.ancramoperahouse.org

Sunday, November 25th, 2018

Jazz Concert
Kent, CT: St. Andrew's Church: “JAZZING IT UP.” Featuring Ted Rosenthal on Piano and Eddie Barbash on Alto Sax. They join a most talented group of accomplished New York musicians including Thomson Kneeland (double bass), Chris Parker (drums), Susan Rotholz, (flute) and Bailen (cello) in a program that features excerpts from Rosenthal’s Jazz Opera, "Dear Erich," commissioned by New York City Opera. Jazz-inspired renditions of works by Harold Arlen and Astor Piazolla, along with original compositions by Parker and Kneeland will also be showcased. 4 pm. (860) 355-5930  http://www.shermanchamberensemble.org/→

Friday, November 30th, 2018

Concert
Pawling: Trinity-Pawling School: "Visions of Mozart" – Jeremy Denk, Benjamin Beilman and Stefan Jackiw. Violin Sonatas with Interludes in Two Acts. Gardiner Theater, 8 pm. 845.855.3100  http://www.pawlingconcertseries.org/performances.html#show2
Theater
Annandale: Bard College: New Saloon: Minor Character. Founded by Bard alums Milo Cramer ’12, Morgan Green ’12, and Madeline Wise ’12, New Saloon is one of New York City’s most exciting young theater companies. This kaleidoscopic adaptation of Uncle Vanya collages a century’s worth of English translations—from the flowery 1916 version to Google Translate’s nonsensical rendition—into one sprawling, intimate, quietly disastrous evening. LUMA Theater, 7:30 pm. 845-758-6822  http://fishercenter.bard.edu/events/New-Saloon

Saturday, December 1st, 2018

Theater
Annandale: Bard College: New Saloon: Minor Character. Founded by Bard alums Milo Cramer ’12, Morgan Green ’12, and Madeline Wise ’12, New Saloon is one of New York City’s most exciting young theater companies. This kaleidoscopic adaptation of Uncle Vanya collages a century’s worth of English translations—from the flowery 1916 version to Google Translate’s nonsensical rendition—into one sprawling, intimate, quietly disastrous evening. LUMA Theater, 7:30 pm. 845-758-6822  http://fishercenter.bard.edu/events/New-Saloon→
Concert
Annandale: Bard College: Bard College Conservatory Orchestra. Xian Zhang, guest conductor. Corey Chang ’19 Persephone Abducted, world premiere; Antonín Dvořák Concerto for Cello in D Minor, Op. 104, Peter Wiley, cello; Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherezade, Op. 35. Sosnoff Theater, 8 pm. 845-758-6822  http://fishercenter.bard.edu/events/BCOM-December-2018/.
Concert
Amenia: Smithfield Church: Annual Christmas Concert & Tea. World Premiere of "A Midnight Clear: Christmas Miniatures for Organ." Dr. Hampson Sisler featured organist accompanied by Matt Finley on trumpet, Norman Baker on clarinet, Lynette Benner on flute and cello, Rob Murphy and Akiko Kamigawara on violins, and Piotr Kargul on viola, Ted Rathjun on mandolin, plus Denise Jordan Finley and Monte Stone singing, along with the Smithfield Choir, and poet Kevin T. McEneaney reading. Tea and delicacies will be served in the church community room after the music. Admission to the event is free to all members of the church and the general community. A plate will be passed during the program for donations. Handicap access is limited due to ongoing construction of an elevator in the church building. A plate is passed during the program to benefit the handicapped accessibility fund of the Smithfield Church. 656 Rte. 83, 4 pm.    http://thesmithfieldchurch.org
Concert
Poughkeepsie: Vassar College: Vassar College Orchestra. Eduardo Navega, conductor. Skinner Hall, 8 pm. Free. 845 437-7294  https://campuscalendar.vassar.edu/MasterCalendar/

Sunday, December 2nd, 2018

Christmas Concert
Lakeville, CT: Hotchkiss School: Festival of Lessons & Carols.  The 59th annual Festival of Lessons and Carols will be held in the Hotchkiss Chapel. This traditional service of Christmas readings and choral music features the Hotchkiss Chorus led by faculty member Jack Brown. They will be assisted by Joe Rose, guest organist. Hotchkiss Chaplain and faculty member Dr. Jason Larson will lead the service. The chorus will sing a variety of classic a cappella carols as well as contemporary settings from English and American composers. The audience is invited to join in singing several traditional carols throughout the program. Following tradition, the evening closes with the singing of Silent Night by candlelight. The audience for this event includes students, faculty, staff, family and community members. There is no admission charge, however seating is limited, so please arrive early to ensure a seat. 7:00 p.m.
Recital
Annandale: Bard College: Alumni/ae Recital with Matthew Woodard ’17, violin, and Liliya Ugay, piano. Silenced Voices: Music of Soviet Russia. A recital of music by Soviet-era artists, as well as infrequently performed Russian/Russian-imperialist music, including Nikolai Mednter’s Violin Sonata No. 1, Op. 21, Galina Ustvolskaya’s Violin Sonata (1952), and Prokofiev’s Five Melodies, Op. 35a. László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building, 3 pm. Free. 845-758-7196  http://bard.edu/conservatory

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

Jazz concert
Annandale: Bard College: Bard College Community Jazz Orchestra. László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building. Free, 8 pm.

Thursday, December 6th, 2018

Theater
Poughkeepsie: Vassar College: Drums in the Night by Berthold Brecht. Translation by Finegan Kruckemeyer Directed by Darrell James  Senior Project Members: Kevin Johnson '19, Sydney Lee '19, Philip Macaluso '19, Wesley Sheffield '19, Nic Penn '19. With Anna’s love Kragler having left for WWI five years earlier, her industrialist parents decide she must accept a new suitor, the well-placed businessman Murk. But on the evening of her begrudging engagement, who should return but the poor soldier thought dead by all. With a Spartacist uprising brewing in the background, and the Schnapps flowing in the fore, the stage is set for all kinds of rebellion. Written by Brecht at 23. Free and Open to the Public - Reservations Required. 8 pm. 845-437-5584 jogerardi@vassar.edu  https://campuscalendar.vassar.edu/MasterCalendar/→
Concert
Poughkeepsie: Vassar College: Vassar College Chamber Ensembles. Eduardo Navega, director. Skinner Hall, 8 pm. Free. 845 437-7294  https://campuscalendar.vassar.edu/MasterCalendar/
Chorale
Annandale: Bard College: Georgian Choir Concert. Bard Hall, 7 pm, free. 845-758-6822  http://www.bard.edu/news/events/?year=2018&month=12

Friday, December 7th, 2018

Jazz concert
Poughkeepsie: Vassar College: Vassar College Jazz Ensembles & Jazz Combos. Skinner Hall, 8 pm, free. 845 437-7294  https://campuscalendar.vassar.edu/MasterCalendar/
Theater
Poughkeepsie: Vassar College: Drums in the Night by Berthold Brecht. Translation by Finegan Kruckemeyer Directed by Darrell James  Senior Project Members: Kevin Johnson '19, Sydney Lee '19, Philip Macaluso '19, Wesley Sheffield '19, Nic Penn '19. With Anna’s love Kragler having left for WWI five years earlier, her industrialist parents decide she must accept a new suitor, the well-placed businessman Murk. But on the evening of her begrudging engagement, who should return but the poor soldier thought dead by all. With a Spartacist uprising brewing in the background, and the Schnapps flowing in the fore, the stage is set for all kinds of rebellion. Written by Brecht at 23. Free and Open to the Public - Reservations Required. 8 pm. 845-437-5584 jogerardi@vassar.edu  https://campuscalendar.vassar.edu/MasterCalendar/→

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