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Friday, March 23rd, 2018

Salisbury, CT: White Heart Inn: Bach’s Birthday Dinner. Berkshire Bach has invited three exceptionally talented young musicians from the Juilliard Pre-College Division to perform a program of Bach. They will begin with an opening recital and will engage with party-goers over dessert in Bach-related fun and games. $80 per person | $75 for Berkshire Bach Members. Advance reservations required, 7 pm. ‪413.528.9555‬

Saturday, March 24th, 2018

Hudson: Hudson Opera House: To Lenny with Love is an homage to the iconic American composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein, whose centennial is being celebrated this year around the world. Bernstein favorites are performed by three superb voices – Arianna Zukerman, soprano; Bob McDonald, baritone; and Vale Rideout, tenor – accompanied by Joy Schreier, praised by Placido Domingo as “orchestra at the piano.” In a special edition to the program, Classics on Hudson Artistic Director Eugenia Zukerman will perform a solo of Sir Edward Elgar’s Salut D’Amour. 7 pm. Tickets $25 to $40. (518) 822-1438
PDQ Bach
Poughkeepsie: Bardavon: Music of Peter Schickele (PDQ Bach) with versions of Mozart and Beethoven with Vassar's Todd Crow at the piano with the Hudson Valley Philharmonic with guest conductor Elizabeth Schulze. One hour talk before the performance at 2pm.  800-745-3000

Sunday, March 25th, 2018

West Park, NY: Holy Cross Monastery: The Kairos Consort's program will include glorious music from Germany, France, the Netherlands, and Spain, from the 15th century to the 20th. The composers represented include Heinrich Isaac, Francis Poulenc, Heinrich Schütz, Henry Purcell, and Tomás Luis de Victoria. The performance is held in the beautiful, intimate, and acoustically superb chapel at the Monastery. There is no admission charge, and the program is open to the public. All are welcome, regardless of religious affiliation (or lack thereof). Free-will donations will be matched by the Holy Cross community, to benefit local food-based charitable organizations. It is suggested that audience members arrive at the venue at least 20 minutes before the performance to secure seating. 1615 Route 9W, 3 pm.   845-256-9114

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

Annandale: Bard College: Conservatory students perform an hour-long concert. László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building, free, noon.

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Annandale: Bard College: FACULTY RECITAL: KAYO IWAMA, PIANIST AND ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF THE GRADUATE VOCAL ARTS PROGRAM, WITH VISITING ARTIST MEZZO-SOPRANO MARYANN MCCORMACK. Metropolitan opera singer MaryAnn McCormack will join pianist Kayo Iwama, associate director of the Bard Conservatory's Graduate Vocal Arts Program, for a special performance of works by Schubert. Free admission. László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building. 7 pm. 845-758-7196

Friday, March 30th, 2018

Annandale: Bard College: Elegant Gathering, Lecture & Concert. Guqin: An Ancient Chinese Instrument and its Revival with Zhao Jiazhen and Li Lingchen from the Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing, China. Chapel of the Holy Innocents, 7:30 pm. 845-758-7196

Saturday, March 31st, 2018

Poughkeepsie: Vassar College: Senior Recital, Elisabeth Boyce-Jacino, soprano. Music of Bach, Berlioz, Brahms, Heggie, and Canteloube. Assisted by Susan Brown, piano. Skinner Hall,  pm, free. (845) 437-7319
Poughkeepsie: Vassar: Senior Recital: Jordan Peyer, tenor. An afternoon of music featuring Bach, Beethoven, Verdi, Ellington, Schwartz, and more. Assisted by Richard Mogavero, piano. Skinner Hall, 1:30, free.   (845) 437-7319
Annandale: Bard College: Not East Not West: Chinese Instruments in Modern Times with Zhao Jiazhen and Friends. Olin Hall, 8pm. 845-758-7196

Friday, April 6th, 2018

Pawling: Trinity-Pawling School: Music for the Spring from the  Chamber Music Society of  Lincoln Center  Sponsored by Bindy & Stephen Kaye. Six members of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center will play the music of Antonin Dvorak and Johannes Brahms in Pawling on April 6. The composers - musical giants of Romanticism - were contemporaries and friends who drew mutual inspiration from each other.  Dvorak turned to Brahms' Gypsy-inspired Hungarian Dances  for his own Slavonic Dances, which have been a hit with audiences ever since the premiere. Joining CMS Co-Artistic Director, pianist Wu Han, is a group of some of the most exciting young artists on the distinguished CMS roster: pianist Michael Brown, violinists Paul Huang and Chad Hoopes, violist Matthew Lipman, and cellist Dmitri Atapine. The Program : Dvorak:  selected Slavonic Dances for piano 4-hands; Brahms: Trio for Piano, Violin, and Cello in C-Minor; Op. 101; Brahms:  selected Hungarian Dances for piano hands; Dvorak:  Quintet for Piano & Strings in A-Major, Op. 81. Gardiner Theatre, 8 pm. 845-855-3100

Saturday, April 7th, 2018

Poughkeepsie: Vassar College: The Vassar College Choir is joined by guest artists for this memorable evening program. Christine Howlett, conductor. Skinner Hall, 8 pm, free. (845) 437-7319
Poughkeepsie: Vassar: Senior Recital: Anisa Threlkeld, soprano. Music of Purcell, Mozart, Schubert, Wolf, Debussy, and others. Assisted by James Fitzwilliam, piano. Skinner Hall, 4 pm, free. (845) 437-7319
Poughkeepsie: Vassar: Senior Recital: Ari Bell, basss-baritone. Music of Schubert, Brahms, Ibert, and Ives, and more. Assisted by Susan Brown, piano.Skinner Hall, 1:30 pm, free. (845) 437-7319
Annandale: Bard College: Pianist Peter Serkin will perform with students from the Bard Conservatory and TŌN. Program: Bach: Oboe Sonata in G Minor, BWV 1030b (ca.1736); Mozart: Quintet for Piano and Winds in E Flat Major, K. 452  (1784); Beethoven: Quintet for Piano and Winds in E Flat Major, Op. 16 (1796). László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building, 3 pm. 845-758-7196
Chamber Concert

Sunday, April 8th, 2018

Annandale: Bard College: MUSIC ALIVE! WORKS BY CONTEMPORARY COMPOSERS. Students and faculty in the Conservatory and Music Program perform works by living composers chosen by Joan Tower and Blair McMillen. László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building, 3 pm. 845-758-7196

Saturday, April 14th, 2018

Opera in HD
Millerton: Moviehouse: Met Live: Giuseppe Verdi, LUISA MILLER. James Levine and Plácido Domingo add yet another chapter to their legendary Met collaboration with this rarely performed Verdi gem, a heart-wrenching tragedy of fatherly love. Sonya Yoncheva sings the title role opposite Piotr Beczała in the first Met performances of the opera in more than ten years. 12:30 pm. 518.789.3408
Hyde Park: Culinary Institute of America: Latin Passion: Northern Dutchess Symphony Orchestra. Piazolla's Four Seasons and The Carmen Ballet. Marriott Pavilion, 8 pm. 845-635-0877