Christmas at Hudson Hall: Aston Magna

From left: Priscilla Herreid, Daniel Stepner, Peter Sykes, Loretta O'Sullivan, Laura Jeppesen, Julie Leven by Kevin T McEneaney “Music for a Winter Solstice” was the program for Aston Magna Chamber…

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The Bald Soprano Sings at The Stissing Center

From left: Samantha King, Autumn Prezzano, Sarah Griffin, Noah Curtis, Cameron Decker, Paige Arent by Kevin T McEneaney This past Friday and Saturday night, Stissing High School at The Stissing…

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Handel’s Hallelujah at Bard

From left: Violin Concertmaster Esther Goldy Roestan, Violist Batmyagmar, Conductor Leon Botstein by Kevin T McEneaney George Frederick Handel’s glorious 1741 oratorio, Messiah, remains a living masterpiece, which means one…

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Dickens: “A Christmas Carol” as Musical Ensemble

from left: Harriet Luongo as Tiny Tim, Rik Lopes as Scrooge, Duane Joseph Olsen changing character  by Kevin T McEneaney While a novelist, Charles Dickens had an intense interest in…

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Molsky and Trischka at The Stissing Center

Bruce Molsky, fiddle; Tony Trischka, banjo by Kevin T McEneaney As musicians Bruce Molsky and Tony Trisha are a national treasure: here they were at The Stissing Center in Pine…

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What the Zany…Dickens?

Matt Austin, Billy Dempster, Jody Bayer, Bob Lussier, Jenny Schuck, Gary Millar, Delaney Dempster (stage manager) by Kevin T McEneaney ‘Tis the Holiday Season; I went to this play: What…

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Smithfield Church Concert!

Photo by Robert Riemer Preview by Kevin T McEneaney What is the best way to enter the Holiday Season with optimism springing in your step? Attend a concert, of course!…

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Sherman Chamber Ensemble Holiday Jazz

Susan Rotholz, Eliot Bailen by Kevin T McEneaney The Holiday Season remains a time when non-stop pop music floods the airwaves, stores, and television. Since the Holiday Season offers a…

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Bizet and Dvorák with Bard College Community Orchestra

Zachary Shwartzman with Bard College Community Orchestra by Kevin T McEneaney Monday night at Sosnoff Theater was well-attended for a Thanksgiving treat under the evocative baton of Zachary Shwartzman. The…

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A Music Lesson at The Stissing Center

Ed Napier by Kevin T McEneaney What a jewel! Ed Napier’s The Music Lesson delivers astonishment that last ninety minutes! As writer and actor, Napier offers non-stop comic rant that…

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