HVG’s 16th MESSIAH open sing. Join professional soloists and small orchestra for this annual favorite. You are the chorus!!!
Violist JESSICA THOMPSON (Daedalus Quartet) and pianist ANDREA LAM (Claremont Trio), Washington Heights neighbors who have previously appeared at HVG, team up for a program which ncludes works by Bach, Britten, Kurt Rohde, and Schumann.
You won’t want to miss the Grammy-nominated CONTRASTS ENSEMBLE (AYAKO OSHIMA (clarinet), NURIT PACHT (violin) and HVG resident EVELYNE LUEST (piano)) in a program which will include works of Brahms, Stravinsky, Clara and Khachaturian.
You won’t want to miss PAG’s season opener – OUR BAND will win your heart. Steeped in the tradition of great male and female duets such as Johnny Cash and June Carter and Gram Parsons and Emmylou Harris, HVG neighbors SASHA PAPERNIK and JUSTIN POINDEXTER bring their own effervescent energy, gorgeous songwriting, and intimate harmonies to a rich Americana soundscape.
Together, they have performed for audiences in some of the world’s greatest venues, from Carnegie Hall to Lincoln Center to the Smithsonian Museum of American Art. In 2018-19 they toured Poland, Germany and Estonia as ambassadors of American music for U.S. State Department. Their new album, featuring American music legend David Amram, will be released in 2019.