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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Hudson Valley Chamber Musicians sans strings

by Kevin T McEneaney One of the pleasures of attending a small concert is that one often hears short minor works of interest, which was the case Saturday afternoon at…

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NY Philharmonic at Trinity-Pawling School

by Kevin T McEneaney Last Friday night at the newly renovated All-Saints Chapel on campus, The New York Philharmonic Quartet delivered a performance that may have exceeded their reputation. After…

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Crescendo: Twentieth Anniversary Concert

by Kevin T McEneaney Last Sunday afternoon at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lime Rock, CT,  Crescendo, at a sold-out concert, delivered an extravagant production and performance of miscellaneous Baroque masterworks…

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Celebrating Twenty Years of Achievement at Bard

by Kevin T McEneaney Last Saturday evening Bard College held a celebration for the twentieth anniversary of Sosnoff Theater at the Fisher Center. This year will also be the twentieth…

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