Musical Notes & Events

 MUSICAL NOTES

 

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The program at the Skaneateles Festival on Friday, August 28 at 8pm is “Pathways in Folk Music,” featuring David Krakauer’s Acoustic Klezmer Quartet performing New & Traditional Klezmer Music… plus an ensemble of Skanfest musicians will perform works by Martin and Smetena. For ticket and other information, you may call 315-685-7418 or visit www.skanfest.org .

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Skanfest returns to Brook Farm on Saturday, August 29 at 7:30pm for the program “The Four Seasons.”  The East Coast Chamber Orchestra will perform Vivaldi’s “Summer & Fall,” Piazzolla’s “Winter & Spring,” Mozart’s Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, and more.  Brook Farm is located at 2870 West Lake Road, Skaneateles.  For ticket and other information, you may call 315-685-7418 or visit www.skanfest.org .

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The Central New York Flute Choir is looking for new members!  This ensemble is made up of amateur to semi-professional adult flute players of all ages, who enjoy getting together every week to rehearse music both familiar and new.  Directed by Barb and Brad Bridgers, they perform at various locations in and around the Syracuse area.  Rehearsals begin soon – if you’d like to join, please e-mail BarbBrid@yahoo.com, or contact them through Facebook, www.Facebook.com/cnyflutechoir.

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The Skaneateles Festival lingers into September this year but this is the final week of performances.  On Thursday, September 3 at 8pm, the Miró Quartet with Aaron Wunsch, piano, will perform works by Haydn, Beethoven, and Schumann in First Presbyterian Church, 97 E. Genesee Street, Skaneateles.  For tix and information for Án Evening with the Miró Quartet”, you may call 315-685-7418 or visit www.skanfest.org .

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Skanfest presents the program “Miró Quartet and Aeolus Quartet” on Friday, September 4, at 8pm in First Presbyterian Church, 97 E. Genesee Street, Skaneateles.  The featured works are octets by Dan Welcher and Felix Mendelssohn.  For ticket and other information, you may call 315-685-7418 or visit www.skanfest.org .

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The Skaneateles Festival Finale is Saturday, September 5 at 7:30pm at Brook Farm, 2870 West Lake Road, Skaneateles.  The festival is pleased to present the U.S. premiere of a special collaboration between jazz saxophonist Joshua Redman and the cutting-edge string quartet Brooklyn Rider… with musical friends the evening will feature Patrick Zimmerli’s Aspects of Darkness and Light, a mix of classical, jazz, and world music.  For ticket and other information, you may call 315-685-7418 or visit www.skanfest.org .

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The Kingston Theatre Organ Society presents the program “An Evening of Great Music” on Friday, September 11 at 7:30pm at 89 Kirkpatrick Street, Kingston, Ontario.  The evening will feature a selection of well-known music for voice, solo violin, solo piano, as well as an audience sing-along!  Tickets are priced from $25 and down; reservations and information at 613-386-7295 or online at www.ktos.ca.

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Symphoria opens the performance season with a Masterworks concert on Saturday, September 12 at 7:30pm in the Civic Center, 800 S. State St., Syracuse.  Conductor Lawrence Loh makes debut as Music Director and welcomes guest artists, twin-sister pianists Christina & Michelle Naughton for the Poulenc Double Piano Concerto, with the orchestra performing other French masterworks.  For ticket information, you may visit www.experiencesymphoria.org or call 315-299-5598.

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The George & Rebecca Barnes Founcation celebrates its 5th annual Black Tie (preferred, but not required) Tour de Champagne Fundraiser on Saturday, September 12 at 6:00pm at the Barnes-Hiscock Mansion, 930 James St., Syracuse.  This wine-tasting & food-pairing event features classical music with James Horan and the Great Lakes Quartet.  The patron event begins at 5:15 pm, and the main event at 6:00.  For more information, call 315-422-2445 or visit www.grbarnes.org.

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The Folkus Project presents an Acoustic Music Celebration on Saturday, September 12 from noon until 8:30pm at the DeWitt Barnes & Noble, Erie Blvd., Syracuse.  It’s an afternoon of folk music featuring John DeVoe, The Golden Novak Duo, Amanda Rogers, and many, many more – all free and open to the public!  Visit www.folkus.org for more information about this and upcoming shows.

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Civic Morning Musicals celebrates it’s 125th Anniversary Season with a season of concerts featuring former Concerto and Vocal Competition Winners.  The season opens on Sunday, September 13 at 2:00pm with a concert featuring youth concerto competition winners Jeremy Mastrangelo, violin, and Andy Russo, piano.  Joining them are Sarah Mastrangelo, violin, Arvilla Rovit, viola, and Gregory Wood, cello, to bring you works by Dvorak, Piazzolla, and more.  All at the Hosmer Auditorium at the Everson Museum of Art in Syracuse.  For tickets and information, go to www.civicmorningmusicals.org or call 315-469-3379.

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Music at Colgate presents the Juilliard Baroque on Sunday, September 13 at 3:30pm in the Colgate Memorial Chapel, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY.  Baroque period instrument specialists from the Juilliard faculty present “Bach, Father and Son” Virtuoso Chamber Music of Johann Sebastian Bach and Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach.”  This concert is free and open to the public.  For more information, call 315-228-7642.

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The Cornell Concert Series opens the Fall Semester with James Spinazzola, saxophone, Paul Merrill, trumpet and Friends on Sunday, September 13 at 8:00pm.  Join them in the Carriage House Café on the Cornell Campus for “Roots Revisited,” featuring fresh takes on the American songbook.  This concert is free and open to the public.  More information at music.cornell.edu/calendar.

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Civic Morning Musicals presents its Wednesday Recital Series in the Hosmer Auditorium at the Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse.  On Wednesday, September 16 at 12:30pm pianist John Spradling will present “Beethoven:  Warrior Emeritus.”  This concert is free and open to the public.  For more information, visit www.civicmorningmusicals.org.

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Kettle Corn New Music presents New Morse Code on Wednesday, September 16 at 8:00pm in the Carriage House Café on the Cornell Campus, part of the Cornell Concert Series.  New Morse Code will perform contemporary classical music shared in a relaxed and welcoming enbironment, including kettle corn!  This concert is free and open to the public.  More information at music.cornell.edu/calendar.

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The Cornell Concert Series presents continues on Friday, September 18 at 8:00pm with pianist John Stetch.  John brings you new music and improvisation at Barnes Hall on the Cornell Campus.  This concert is free and open to the public.  More information at music.cornell.edu/calendar.

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Syracuse Friends of Chamber Music present the Pacifica Quartet to open the season on Saturday, September 19 at 7:30pm in H.W. Smith School, 1130 Salt Springs Road, Syracuse.  The SFCM favorite will perform Mozart’s Quartet in F, K. 590; Shostakovich’s Quartet No. 13; and Mendelssohn’s Quartet in e, Op. 44, no. 2For information and ticket availability you may call 315-682-7720 or visit www.SyrFCM.org .

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Enjoy the Homecoming Concert at Bailey Hall on the Cornell Campus, part of the Cornell Concert Series.  On Saturday, September 19 at 8:00pm, Robert Isaacs conducts the Cornell University Glee Club.  This concert also features a special reunion performance by members of the 1966 Glee Club tour to East Asia, conducted by Thomas Sokol.  Tickets available at baileytickets.com and at the door.

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Music at Colgate presents the Laura Klugherz, violin and Steven Heyman, piano on Sunday, September 20 at 3:30pm in the Colgate Memorial Chapel, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY.  The program, Dance and Song, brings you music by Ravel, Milhaud, Previn and Mozart.  This concert is free and open to the public.  For more information, call 315-228-7642.

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The Cornell Concert Series welcomes guest artist Edoardo Bellotti to Sage Chapel on the Cornell Campus on Sunday, September 20 at 7:00 pm.  Bellotti will performe “Frescobaldi 1615,” featuring works from Girolamo Frescobaldi’s publications from that year, performed on organ and harpsichord.  This concert is free and open to the public.  More information at music.cornell.edu/calendar.

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Come to Barnes Hall on the Cornell Campus on Tuesday, September 22 at 7:30pm for the next in our Cornell Concert Series.  Philip Paglialonga, clarinet will be presenting a clarinet master class, followed by an information recital.  Joining Philip will be soprano Ariana Wyatt and pianist Richard Masters from Virginia Tech University.  This concert is free and open to the public.  More information at music.cornell.edu/calendar.

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Civic Morning Musicals presents its Wednesday Recital Series in the Hosmer Auditorium at the Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse.  On Wednesday, September 23 at 12:30 pm soprano Sandra Murphy and pianist Anne Barnes will present Songs of Love and Longing from the Broadway, operatic, art song, and jazz traditions.  This concert is free and open to the public.  For more information, visit www.civicmorningmusicals.org.

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NYS Baroque opens the performance season with the program “French Café” on Friday, September 25 at 7:30pm.  The concert will shine the spotlight on Medieval and Renaissance French music:  troubadors, trouveres, and chanteurs.  The featured artists are José Lemos, countertenor; Dongmyung Ahn, vielle & rebec; Christa Patton, harp & recorder; and Deborah Fox, lute.  The venue is First Unitarian Universalist, 109 Waring Rd. Syracuse.  For more information, you may visit www.nysbaroque.com or call 607-301-0604.

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Symphoria presents the first Pops! concert of the season when Sean O’Loughlin steps to the podium to conduct Cirque de la symphonie on Saturday, Sept. 26 at 7:30pm at the Civic Center, 800 S. State St., Syracuse.  The stage turns into a Cirque show with performance by aerial fliers, acrobats, jugglers, and more in tune with the orchestra.  For ticket information, you may visit www.experiencesymphoria.org or call 315-299-5598.

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NYS Baroque opens the performance season with the program “French Café” on Saturday, September 26 at 7:30pm.  The concert will shine the spotlight on Medieval and Renaissance French music:  troubadors, trouveres, and chanteurs.  The featured artists are José Lemos, countertenor; Dongmyung Ahn, vielle & rebec; Christa Patton, harp & recorder; and Deborah Fox, lute.  The venue is First Unitarian Society, 306 N. Aurora St., Ithaca.  For more information, you may visit www.nysbaroque.com or call 607-301-0604.

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The Chamber Music Society of Utica is celebrating their Diamond Jubilee!  Opening this 75th concert season are the Walden Chamber Players on Sunday, September 27 at 2:30pm at the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, 310 Genesee St. in Utica.  With a reputation of being “one of the most exciting and versatile chamber groups performing today,” the Walden Chamber Players bring you a concert that you won’t want to miss.  For more information and tickets, visit www.uticachambermusic.org.

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The Society for New Music opens their concert season with the BIG SKY Remix Concert on Sunday, September 27 at 2:20pm at the Hosmer Auditorium in the Everson Museum of Art in Syracuse.  Featured on this concert is music from Scott Etan Feiner (this year’s Brian Israel Prizewinner), Joan Tower, Malcolm Lewis, Diego Vega, Mason Bates, and Bright Sheng.  For tickets and more information, visit www.SocietyForNewMusic.org

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Music at Colgate brings you the Glenn Cashman Trio on Sunday, September 27 at 3:30pm at the Palace Theater in Syracuse.  NYC heavyweights Bob DeVos, guitar, and Steve Johns, drums, join forces with Glenn Cashman, jazz organ.  This concert is free and open to the public.  For more information, call 315-228-7642.

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Civic Morning Musicals presents its Wednesday Recital Series in the Hosmer Auditorium at the Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse.  On Wednesday, September 30 at 12:30pm Julie Newell, mezzo-soprano, and Matt Marco, piano, present “A Thank You to Helen Boatwright” with works by Bach, Purcell, Handel, Ives, Bacon, Howard Boatwright, and Sondheim. This concert is free and open to the public.  For more information, visit www.civicmorningmusicals.org.

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