Tag Archives: Classical music

WHCO SEASON FINALE: SCHUMANN, NEGRON & WHITTAKER at Fort Washington Collegiate Church

Our season concludes with Robert Schumann’s 2nd Symphony, Angélica Negron’s “What Keeps Me Awake,” and a new violin concerto by Chris Whittaker. Followed by a post-concert reception for Friends of WHCO

 

WHCO Presents THE CONNECTING VINE: LEGACY OF NADIA BOULANGER at Fort Washington Collegiate Church

In collaboration with Suite Française and Dr. Philip Lasser, we present a special salon lecture-concert on the profound and lasting influence of one of the greatest musical pedagogues of the 20th century, Nadia Boulanger. The Strings of WHCO will take you inside works by Bach, Ravel, David Diamond, Philip Lasser, and more.

 

House of Time with Monica Huggett at Hudson View Gardens

Join House of Time, one of NYC’s most dynamic chamber ensembles, in welcoming legendary English violinist Monica Huggett for “Britannica! Handel, Huggett, and the English Baroque”. This riveting program will take you from the 17th century gems of Henry Purcell, the British Orpheus, including his ever popular “Three Parts Upon a Ground”, to the celestial masterworks of Handel, including music from “Alexander’s Feast”. Huggett also takes on works by Matteis, the Italian virtuoso turned English, making this a musical feast you won’t want to miss.

OPEN SING: J.S. Bach’s Mass in B-minor at HVG

HVG PERFORMING ARTS GROUP presents  an Open Sing  of
J.S. Bach’s Mass in B-minor.  You are the chorus. Bring your voices and join in singing this well-known masterpiece along with professional soloists, small orchestra and conductor. NON-SINGERS CORDIALLY WELCOME!! Scores will be provided…however, if you have your own, feel free to bring it.  Cash bar; post-concert refreshments with the performers.

Sponsored by Hudson View Gardens Performing Arts Group,
a program of the Community Affairs Committee, with thanks to the residents of
Hudson View Gardens for the use of its community room for this public event.

Cornerstone Chorale Spring Concert at Holyrood Episcopal Church

The CORNERSTONE CHORALE will perform its Spring Concert, presenting the Mass in d minor, “Missa in Angustiis,” Hob. XXII/11 (“Lord Nelson”) of Haydn, for chorus, soloists, and orchestra. The Chorale will also present music of Schubert and Rheinberger. The concert will feature soprano Jane Thorngren, mezzo-soprano Alaina Logee, tenor Walter MacNeil, and bass Robert Mobsby. The Chorale, orchestra, and soloists will be conducted by Music Director Richard Stout.

Concert performance of Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass is made possible in part with funding from the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Development Corporation and administered by LMCC.