Hans Pålsson: Haydn and Beethoven in Ireland

Hans Pålsson at the Steinway in Newbridge, Ireland by Kevin T McEneaney Hans Pålsson, Sweden’s most famous and beloved pianist, is one of this globe’s most accomplished and famous pianists…

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American String Quartet Stuns at Music Mountain

by Kevin T McEneaney On a sunny hilltop day with nearly any humidity, the world-class American String Quartet, based at the Manhattan School of Music, opened with String Quarter in…

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Arriana Quartet Triumphs at Music Mountain

John McGrosso,Julia Sakharova, Judith Gordon, Joanna Mendoza, Kurt Baldwin by Kevin T McEneaney With a program that featured both old and recent compositions the Arianna Quartet delivered a powerful performance…

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Daniel Stepner and Robert Levin deliver period Mozart

by Kevin T McEneaney Aston Magna was at the forefront of reviving period instrument performances of older music in the U.S. The concert at St. James Place in Great Barrington,…

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Improvised Trio at The Stissing Center Delivers the Wow!

Nathan Meltzer, Sophia Zhou, Sterling Elliot by Kevin T McEneaney Sterling Elliot has the press nomenclature (as a 2021 Avery Fisher Grant winner) of being a rising star, however, that…

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Trio Seoul Stuns Audience at Bard College

Jinjoo Cho, Kyu Yeon Kim, Brannon Cho by Kevin T McEneaney As culmination of the Hudson Valley Chamber Music Series at Bard’s Olin Hall, Trio Seoul, who has won over…

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Natalie Zhu & Company at Music Mountain

Che-Hung Chen, J Freivogel, Natalie Zhu, Rachel Henderson Freivogel Pianist Natalie Zhu, recent recipient of an Avery Fisher Career Grant and other numerous awards, displayed her dexterous fingers in four…

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The Amazing Isidore Quartet at Bard, Olin Hall

From left: Phoenix Avalon, Adrian Steele, Joshua McClendon, Devin Moore by Kevin T McEneaney The Isidore Quartet, named after famed violinist Isidore Cohen of the Julliard Quartet, they offered a…

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