Tag Archive for classical music

Miro Quartet to Play Schubert and Beethoven at Tannery Pond

(NEW LEBANON, N.Y.) – The Miro Quartet will perform a program featuring works by Schubert and Beethoven in the Tannery Pond Concert Series at the Darrow School on Saturday, August 1, 2015, at 8pm. The dynamic quartet, celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, will be playing Schubert’s Quartet in G major, No. 15 and Beethoven’s…

Michael Tilson Thomas, Dawn Upshaw, Ursula Oppens and Peter Serkin Featured in Tanglewood’s Festival of Contemporary Music

(LENOX, Mass.) – Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas, soprano Dawn Upshaw, and pianists Ursula Oppens and Peter Serkin will be featured performers in Tanglewood’s Festival of Contemporary Music, running now through Monday, July 27, 2015, in Ozawa Hall at Tanglewood. The festival features programs curated by Oliver Knussen, John Harbison, and Michael Gandolfi; a memoriam tribute…

Works by Schumann and Schubert Featured in Tannery Pond Concert

  (NEW LEBANON, N.Y.) –  Metropolitan Opera baritone Tyler Duncan and pianist Pedja Muzijevic will perform a program featuring works by Schumann and Schuert in the Tannery Pond Concert Series at the Darrow School on Saturday, June 13, 2015, at 8pm. Duncan will sing Schumann’s beautiful Dichterliebe (with English translation provided), and Muzijevic will play…

String Trios by Schubert and Mozart at Hudson Opera House

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Grammy Award-nominated artists Shmuel Ashkenasi and Peter Wiley will perform works by Schubert and Mozart in a program of String Trios with Helena Baillie at the Hudson Opera House on Saturday, May 23, 2015, at 7pm, as part of the Classics on Hudson series. The trio will play Schubert’s sublime B-flat Trio,…

Avalon Quartet to Play Debussy and Schubert at Mahaiwe

(GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass.) – The Avalon String Quartet performs works by Schubert and Debussy at the Mahaiwe on Saturday, May 16, 2015, at 6pm, as part of the Close Encounters With Music chamber series. After performing Debussy’s String Quartet, a seminal work of musical Impressionism, the quartet will be joined by CEWM artistic director Yehuda…

Composer Phil Kline: Classical Music Is Alive and Well

by Seth Rogovoy (LENOX, Mass.) – Classical music is in good hands and its future is bright, according to composer Phil Kline, who spoke at the Mount on Sunday as part of Close Encounters With Music’s “Conversations With…” series. In an engaging, hourlong survey of the contemporary scene, peppered with recorded snippets of music by…

Composer Phil Kline Brings Classical Music to the Masses at the Mount

(LENOX, Mass.) – Critically acclaimed new-music composer and all-around Renaissance man Phil Kline surveys the classical music scene from a composer’s viewpoint, looking at and listening to a wide variety of music written in the last few years, in “Unsilent Composer,” a presentation in The Stables at The Mount on Sunday, May 3, 2015, at…

Violinist Yevgeny Kutik to Perform Russian Rarities at Hudson Opera House

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Russian-American violinist Yevgeny Kutik will perform selections from his most recent album, “Music from the Suitcase,” a collection of Russian rarities, as well as Cesar Franck’s towering Sonata in A, in a program called “From Russian with Love” at the Hudson Opera House on Saturday April 18, 2015, at 7pm, as part…