Taconic String Quartet Awes at Millbrook Library

by Kevin T McEneaney The opening program Saturday night with The Taconic String Quartet at the Millbrook Library (sponsored by the Millbrook Arts Group) featured String Quartet in C major,…

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Lady Blackbird sings the blues at The Stissing Center

by Kevin T McEneaney Saturday night at The Stissing Center featured an upcoming blues star Lady Blackbird, aka Marley Munroe (b. 18 January 1985), who has worked principally in England…

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Chinese New Year Festival at Bard 2024

by Kevin T McEneaney Chinese New Year and Spring Festival is governed by a lunar calendar based upon a twelve-year cycle of the Zodiac. This year’s festival began on February…

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All-Brahms at Bard Sosnoff Theater

by Kevin T McEneaney This well-attended All-Brahms concert last weekend offered a combo of songs and music: the first half concentrating on vocal music, the second half featuring orchestral music,…

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Crescendo: Polyphonic Riffs at Trinity

by Kevin T McEneaney At Trinity Episcopal Church in Lakeville under direction of the irrepressible Christine Gevert, the Crescendo choir of sixteen singers (closer to twenty when one hears the…

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Crescendo Christmas Voice-Music at Trinity Church

by Kevin T McEneaney Last Sunday afternoon at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lakeville, CT, Crescendo Vocal Ensemble, directed by Christine Gevert, presented a program of traditional Christmas carols ranging from…

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The Vivaldi Project Astonishes at Trintiy-Pawling

by Kevin T McEneaney For the annual Christmas concert at the Episcopal high school, The Vivaldi Project, a Baroque ensemble, played rarely performed Baroque works in All-Saint’s Chapel, which features…

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Windborne Vocal Sculpting at The Stissing Center

by Kevin T McEneaney Last Saturday evening at The Stissing Center in Pine Plains, Windborne put all attendees into the spirit of the Christmas season with sumptuous harmonies that ravished…

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Smithfield Church Chamber Orchestra in Amenia

by Kevin T McEneaney Last Saturday Matt Finley, trumpeter, arranger, and director led the Church Chamber Orchestra of fourteen musicians in the annual Christmas Concert and Tea sponsored by the…

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Sherman Chamber Thanksgiving Jazz Ensemble

by Kevin T McEneaney The Sherman Chamber Ensemble is not your ordinary ensemble: while it specializes in classical music, it is equally adept at various jazz genres. The sextet that…

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