Crescendo: Performance of Carisimmi’s Jephte

by Kevin T McEneaney Last weekend at St. James Place, Great Barrington, MA, and at Trinity Church, Lakeville, CT, Christine Gevert’s Crescendo choir, and small orchestra of seven instruments, presented…

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Canellakis-Brown Duo Delivers Fun at Trinity School

by Kevin T McEneaney Last Friday night at the Trinity Pawling secondary school in Pawling cellist Nicholas Canellakis and pianist Michael Stephen Brown performed in Gardner Theater with an electric…

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Listen to the robin

by Kevin T McEneaney When a robin in spring sets up a nest, begins to sing at orange rays of dawn about musical genealogy, he may well attract another robin…

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Jan Lisiecki & Conrad Tao: Two concerts of note

by Stephen Kaye Jan Lisiecki, a Canadian pianist with a Polish background, has had a robust European career that  preceded his U.S. tour which culminated in a debut recital at…

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Saint Patrick’s Day

by Kevin T McEneaney Saint Patrick’s Day was placed on the RC universal church calendar as a feast day in the early 1600’s. If Saint Patrick’s Day falls during Holy…

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         Grey December

by Neil Donnelly Grey December, heart and soul leafless trees on the road not taken, that man in doorway with a begging bowl, oh Lord, why is he forsaken! *…

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Hamlet at The Center for Performing Arts

by Kevin T McEneaney You may have seen Hamlet by William Shakespeare; you may have studied it in school. You are aware that Hamlet is considered one of the greatest…

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Offenbach Opera at Bard Sosnoff Theater

by Kevin T McEneaney Jacques Offenbach’s musical score with libretto by Hector Crémieux and Ludovic Halévy, Orpheus in the Underworld (1858, revised 1874) was the smash-hit of Offenbach’s musical career.…

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Looking up!

by Kevin T McEneaney Since the Big Bang, nothing has been added to the universe that we inhabit. The universe continues to expand. Astronomers can’t comprehend the now; they study…

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