Tag: Music

Blarney Star Concert Series: Joey Abarta, Nathan Gourley & Owen Marshall

Uilleann piper Joey, fiddler Nathan and bouzouki player Owen constitute a Boston-based traditional music power trio. Joey, a California transplant who has taken well to New England soil, is a one of America’s top home-grown pipers. Nathan hails from Minnesota, where he soaked up...

/ December 1, 2017

Concert: Talea Ensemble, FACE for voice and ensemble by Pierluigi Billone

Born in 1960 in Italy, Pierluigi Billone lives in Vienna. 
He studied composition with Salvatore Sciarrino and Helmut Lachenmann. Billone’s music has been performed by relevant interpreters in festivals such as Wien Modern, Festival d’Automne Paris, Donaueschinger Musiktagen, Wittener Tagen für neue...

/ November 30, 2017

Cantata Profana Performs Gustav Magler’s Das Lied Von Der Erde

6:00pm Pre-Concert Lecture, Sponsored by the Jewish Music Forum Gustav Mahler: Jewish Identity and Nineteenth-Century Musical Culture In this pre-concert lecture, historian Daniel Jütte (NYU) will discuss Mahler as a Jewish composer by examining the time and place in which he lived. ...

/ November 30, 2017

Addressing Style: Mascagni, the musician and the dandy

Pietro Mascagni (1863-1945) is the well-known composer of Cavalleria Rusticana, but his list of compositions is much longer, and includes 14 operas and the some early film scores. Beyond his work as a composer, he was also a “fashion trend setter,” as...

/ November 29, 2017

Review: Sam Smith guards his territory in “The Thrill Of It All”

In his sophomore album, the British singer and songwriter reminds us that he is here to stay.

/ November 17, 2017

Earl MacDonald Quartet “Open Borders”

EARL MacDONALD, piano FELIPE SALLES, tenor saxophone GREGG AUGUST, string bass; WINARD HARPER, drum set Pianist-composer Earl MacDonald’s latest JUNO-nominated recording, Mirror of the Mind, embodies his ongoing search for new ways to express himself musically, while challenging the defining boundaries...

/ November 11, 2017

A Czech Serenade

The event features dazzling young Czech artists Markéta Vokačová, violin, member of the prize-winning Kalliopé Trio and the Czech Philharmonic, with Stanislav Gallin, piano, and Matyas Novak, piano, first prize winner of the Bradshaw & Buono International Piano Competition. The...

/ November 7, 2017

Concert: From Dvorak to Piazzolla

Concert of excepcional Czech violoncellist Petr Nouzovský and top Czech accordionist Ladislav Horák presenting pieces for violoncello and accordion by Czech contemporary pieces as well as works of Antonín Dvořák together with Pizzolla’s tangos. Program: Karel Pexidr: Quodlibet for Accordion...

/ October 16, 2017

1980s: The Golden Age of Russian Rock

 On Thursday, October 5th please join the Jordan Center for “1980s: The “Golden Age” of Russian Rock, Part 2″ featuring Michael (Misha) Danilin from New York University. This event is part of the Occasional Series, sponsored by the NYU Jordan Center for the...

/ October 5, 2017

Romantic Overtures: Music by Mozart, Mendelssohn, Schumann and Brahms for Piano 2 Hands and Strings

Phoenix Chamber Ensemble performs Mozart’s “Piano Trio K.520 in B-flat Major”; Mendelssohn’s “Hebriden” and “Ruy Blas” overtures arranged for 1 piano 4 hands, violin and cello; Schumann’s “G-minor Piano Trio,” Op.110 and Brahms’ “Hungarian Dances arranged for 1 piano 4...

/ September 27, 2017