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Baldouret Quartet Shines at Music Mountain

Baldouret Quartet Shines at Music Mountain

by Kevin T McEneaney With cumulus clouds scudding through blue skies at Music Mountain, the Baldouret Quartet created their own musical sunlight at Gordon Hall with a diversified menu. The quartet is named after the noted chef Antoine Baldouret at ...
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Espressivo! Delivers Deep Emotion at Bard College

Espressivo! Delivers Deep Emotion at Bard College

by Kevin T McEneaney Last Saturday Espressivo! quartet at Bard College Olin Hall opened with Piano Quartet No.in C Minor (1821-22); written at the age of thirteen, this was Felix Mendelssohn's first published composition (1823). Felix had performed his first ...
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Beethoven's Legacy at Music Mountain

Beethoven’s Legacy at Music Mountain

In Falls Village, CT, Music Mountain's Season Opening Benefit Concert was introduced by Director Oskar Espina Ruiz. This was an unusual program designed by pianist Benjamin Hochman, world-renowned Steinway Artist, with violinist Benjamin Bowman, Concertmaster of the Metropolitan Opera, and ...
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Smithfield Chamber Orchestra Pops!

Smithfield Chamber Orchestra Pops!

by Kevin T McEneaneyLast Saturday at Smithfield Church in Amenia, thirteen musicians under the direction of Matt Finley performed a one-hour concert conducted by Milt Lee, Conductor of the Skidmore College Concert Band. They opened with "Amparito Roca" (1925) by ...