Gilded Age Concert at Smithfield Church

by Kevin T McEneaney, Preview Currently streaming on HBO Max is an historical drama set in the Hudson Valley: The Gilded Age, those boom years of the 1880’s when the…

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Afterlife Aesthetic in Baroque Music with Crescendo

Crescendo at Saint James Place, Great Barrington by Kevin T McEneaney Crescendo, under the baton of Director Christine Gevert, provided a sampling of the continuation of Baroque aesthetic in Eastern…

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Four Hands Two Pianos at The Stissing Center!

Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner and Sophia Zhou by Kevin T McEneaney International pianistic sensation Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner from California, who played for President Obama’s Second Inauguration and many other world luminaries, participated with…

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Bossa Blue Wails at The Stissing Center

From left: Jerry Plotkin, Bobby Sabella, Mark Dann, Brad Cole by Kevin T McEneaney Due to the desert typhoon, or whatever it was that clobbered Las Vegas this weekend, the…

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Joann Falletta conducts, inspires at Lincoln Center with TŌN

Center: Joann Falletta; Left, Samuel Frois by Kevin T McEneaney Last Sunday Joann Falletta, Conductor of the Buffalo Symphonic Orchestra (which she has transformed into one of the country’s leading…

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Romantic Triumph at Hotchkiss School

Fabio Witkowski introducing the program by Kevin T McEneaney Artistic Director Fabio Witkowski put together a fabulous program with guest conductor Mariusz Smolij from Poland conducting the Hotchkiss Philharmonic Orchestra.…

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Borromeo Quartet Sparks Heavenly at The Stissing Center

by Kevin T McEneaney The noted Borromeo String Quartet (of 25 years vintage) delivered delight to a packed audience at The Stissing Center late Sunday afternoon. The opening announcement that…

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English Wizards at Trinity-Pawling School

From left: Tomo Keller, Harvey de Souza, Jennifer Godson, Robert Smissen, Caroline Dale, Will Schofield by Kevin T McEneaney Last Friday evening The Academy of St. Martin in the fields…

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The Harlem Quartet: Eclectic & Beyond at Hudson Hall!

From left: Ilmar Gavilán, Melissa White, Paul Laraia, Felix Umansky Sometimes concerts are impressive and superlative when musical wit explodes; Saturday night’s concert at Hudson Hall displayed superior musicianship accompanied…

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