HudsonValleyWeekend

A selective, curatorial view of the cultural highlights of the upcoming weekend in the greater Hudson Valley region.

Aston Magna Chamber Players to Perform ‘Masterpieces of the Late Baroque’

(HUDSON, N.Y., and GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass.) — The Aston Magna Chamber Players will perform two September concerts of baroque music, live in-person, at Hudson Hall in Hudson, N.Y., on Saturday, September 25, at 7pm and at Saint James Place in Great Barrington, Mass., on Sunday, September 26, at 3pm. Concertgoers must present proof of vaccine…

‘Savage Winter’ Brings Down Curtain on PS21’s Modern Opera Series

by Seth Rogovoy (CHATHAM, N.Y.) – Douglas J. Cuomo’s Savage Winter, a contemporary reimagining of Wilhelm Müller’s poetry cycle Winterreise, will bring down the curtain on PS21’s Modern Opera Fest on Thursday, September 9, at 7pm. In Savage Winter, composer Cuomo has created a thought-provoking opera that mirrors the complexity of modern life and relationships.…

Hudson Eye Festival 2021 Expands Diversity and Outreach

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – This year’s The Hudson Eye, an annual festival of arts and performance, features a diverse array of artists in free and ticketed events at a variety of indoor and outdoor venues throughout Hudson from Friday, August 27, to Monday, September 6.   Artists include Claudia Bruce, Pauline DeCarmo, Shelley Hirsch, Reginald Madison, Linda…

Maya Beiser to Premiere New Philip Glass Project at Hudson Hall

by Seth Rogovoy (HUDSON, N.Y.) – Renowned avant-garde cellist Maya Beiser will be joined by a group of all-star cellists to perform works from her new solo album, Maya Beiser x Philip Glass, at Hudson Hall on Saturday, July 24 at 7pm. The venue is most appropriate for the music’s world premiere, as the album…

Seth Rogovoy to Host Bob Dylan 80th Birthday Virtual Tribute Concert

(LONDON, U.K.) – Bob Dylan turns 80 years old on Monday, May 24, 2021, and to celebrate and pay tribute to the Nobel Prize-winning rock poet, Seth Rogovoy will produce and host a global, all-star, Jewish-oriented virtual tribute concert, featuring Socalled (Montreal), Niki Jacobs (Amsterdam), Daniel Kahn (Berlin/Hamburg), and Lail Arad (London).   In “Happy…

Seth Rogovoy and Prof. Jeremy Yudkin to Explore ‘Kabbalah’ of Beatles and Bob Dylan

Rock historian Seth Rogovoy and Boston University music professor Jeremy Yudkin will talk about the Jewish affinities of Bob Dylan and the Beatles in upcoming virtual conversations for Toronto’s Virtual J.(TORONTO) – Rock historian Seth Rogovoy and Boston University music professor Jeremy Yudkin will join forces in February for two virtual, multimedia explorations of the…

‘A Show of Hands’ Exhibit at September Gallery

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – A Show of Hands, a group exhibition featuring work by 25 artists united around the themes of isolation and connectedness expressed through images of human hands, goes on view at September Gallery on Friday, September 18, and runs through November 1, 2020. Artists represented in the exhibit include Katherine Bradford, Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo,…

Regional Cultural Preview, Aug 31-Sept 6, 2020

Karin Schaefer, Hideyo Okamura Exhibit Work at Bernay Fine Art (GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass.) – Works by five abstract artists, including Karin Schaefer, Hideyo Okamura, Dana Piazza, Lynda Schlosberg, and Barbara Takenaga, go on view at Bernay Fine Art in Lines and Colors, on view starting Thursday, September 3 through Monday, October 5, 2020.    …

Trio of Artists on View at Pamela Salisbury Gallery

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Works by Don Voisine, Robert Palumbo, and Lisa Ivory go on view at Pamela Salisbury Gallery on Friday, September 4, with an opening reception at 5-7pm. The artworks will remain on view through Sunday, October 4, 2020.   Don Voisine’s Time Out exhibit highlights recent paintings and works on paper that reflect…