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American Symphony to Play Schubert and Chopin at Bard

(ANNANDALE-on-HUDSON, N.Y. ) – Works by Schubert and Chopin are on tap for the opening concert for the 2014–15 season of the American Symphony Orchestra (ASO) in the Fisher Center at Bard College on Friday, October 24, and Saturday, October 25, 2014, at 8 p.m. The program includes Fryderyk Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in…

CEWM Chamber Series Opens Season with All-Mozart Program at Mahaiwe

(GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass.) – Close Encounters With Music opens its 2014-15 season of chamber music concerts with an all-Mozart program at the Mahaiwe on Saturday, October 25, 2014, at 6pm. The program includes Mozart’s Oboe Quartet in F, Flute Quartet in D, the Piano Quartet in E-Flat, the Rondo in A minor for solo piano,…

Mozart’s Requiem Paired with Colloquy on Roma Genocide at Bard

(ANNANDALE-on-HUDSON, N.Y.) — The German genocide of Europe’s Gypsy population during World War II will be the focus of a multidisciplinary event, including a concert and panel discussion, at Bard College on Friday, October 17, 2014. A panel discussion titled “Remembering the Genocide of European Roma During World War II” at 4pm will be followed…

Hudson Valley Philharmonic Kicks Off Season at Bardavon with Mahler’s Fifth

(POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y.) – The Hudson Valley Philharmonic opens its 55th season performing works by Beethoven, Mahler and Nino Rota at the Bardavon on Sunday, October 5, 2014, at 3pm. The concert includes a performance of Gustav Mahler’s monumental Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp minor. The program will also include Beethoven’s moving Egmont Overture and a…

Mirror Visions Ensemble Performs Food-Themed Concert at Williams

(WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass.) – Mirror Visions Ensemble brings its “Concert à la Carte” – featuring food-themed songs by the likes of Barber, Berg, Bernstein, Bolcom, Porter and Schwartz – to Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall on the Williams College campus on Saturday, September 27, 2014, at 8pm. This free event is open to the public. The first half…

Lydian String Quartet to Play Schubert, Ravel, Shostakovich at Music & More

(NEW MARLBOROUGH, Mass.) – The Lydian String Quartet will play works by Schubert, Ravel, and Shostakovich at the New Marlborough Meeting House on Saturday, September 20, 2014, at 4:30pm, as part of the Music & More series. Winners of the Naumburg Award for chamber music, the Lydian String Quartet is Daniel Stepner and Judith Eissenberg,…

New Bolcom Work Celebrating Leonard Slatkin at 70 to Premiere at Tanglewood

  (LENOX, Mass.) – Among the highlights of this weekend’s programs at Tanglewood is the world premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winning composer William Bolcom’s Circus Overture, commissioned by the Boston Symphony Orchestra to celebrate conductor Leonard Slatkin’s 70th birthday, on Friday, August 8, 2014, in a program featuring violinist Gil Shaham and BSO principal oboe John…

Brahms, Mozart Featured in Chamber Music Concert at The Clark

(WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass.) – Cellist Edward Arron leads a string quintet performing works by Mozart, Brahms, Arvo Pärt, and Giya Kancheli.at The Clarkon Sunday, November 17, 2013, at 2 pm. Arron will be joined by world-renowned violinists Jennifer Frautschi and Tessa Lark and violists Che-Hung Chen and Max Mandel, all performing artists in residence at The…