Musical Notes

Musical Notes
Check out Classic FM’s Musical Notes — your guide to great music-related events across Central New York.

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WCNY-FM Musical Notes
415 W. Fayette Street
Syracuse, NY  13204

Organizations around the region continue to monitor and accommodate COVID-19 restrictions and recommendations.  WCNY is not always advised of these accommodations, so please contact the presenting organization directly with any questions you may have.  Thank you

 

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Join the Symphoria Wind Quintet for a Summer Soirée at the Carol Watson Greenhouse, 2980 Sentinel Heights Road, LaFayette on Thursday, July 22 at 8pm.  Guests are encouraged to come early to enjoy food, drinks, and the Carol Watson Greenhouse.  Tickets are required.  Visit www.ExperienceSymphoria.org for more information.

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Salt City Summerfest is seven weeks of street entertainment across downtown Syracuse.  From Friday, July 23 through Saturday, September 11, the festival includes lunch hour concerts every Wednesday at noon in Perseverance Park at South Salina and Fayette Streets; jazz and funk options at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown’s patio on Wednesday and Saturday evenings; and concerts every Friday and Saturday evening from 5:30 to 8pm all around the city.  Information and schedules at www.SaltCitySummerFest.org.

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It’s an exciting evening of music when Symphoria performs inside historic Fort Ontario, on beautiful Lake Ontario!  Friday, July 23 at 7pm.  Part of the Summer Concert Series.  Check the Symphoria website for COVID-19 restrictions and ticket.  www.ExperienceSymphoria.org.

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The 2021 Cazenovia Counterpoint Festival of Music & Arts continues with more music at the Cazenovia Farmer’s Market, Saturday, July 24 from 10am to noon on the green in front of the Cazenovia High School.  Live music to brighten your morning of shopping.  Information available at www.SocietyForNewMusic.org.

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It’s a Gatsby Garden Party on Saturday, July 24 from 7pm to 10pm at The Mansion on James, 930 James Street, Syracuse.  Break out the flapper dresses and fedora hats as the grounds of the Barnes-Hiscock Mansion are transformed!  A live jazz band and dancing under the stars, and a silent auction to benefit local artists and organizations.  Information and tickets available at www.MansionOnJames.com.

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It’s a magical evening under the stars with Symphoria, when they perform in picturesque Beard Park in Fayetteville.  Bring a lawn chair and a picnic, and enjoy the music.  Saturday, July 24 at 7:30pm.  More information at www.ExperienceSymphoria.org. Presented by the Village of Fayetteville.

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On Sunday, July 25 at 4:00pm, music fills the First Presbyterian Church, 27 Albany Street, Cazenovia.  “New Music Strikes Gold” features works by Brian Israel, Richard Wernick, Jim Willey, Christopher Cresswell, Sam Pellman, and Andy Akiho.  Performances from local musicians.  Information and tickets at www.SocietyForNewMusic.org.

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The 2021 Cazenovia Counterpoint Festival of Music & Arts continues with more music at the Cazenovia Farmer’s Market, Saturday, July 31 from 10am to noon at the Cazenovia Farmer’s Market.  Composer/performer (and WCNY’s own morning host) Chris Cresswell will be playing and singing on the Village Green between Emory and Green Streets in Cazenovia.  Information available at www.SocietyForNewMusic.org.

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The 2021 Cazenovia Counterpoint Festival of Music & Arts wraps up with the Young Composers Corner Concert on Saturday, July 31 at 4:30pm.  Local musicians perform works completed during the Young Composers Corner workshop at the Lakeland Park Pavilian in Cazenovia.  You’ll also hear about the works and their experiences from the composers themselves.  Bring a blanket or lawn chair!  More information available at www.SocietyForNewMusic.org.

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Symphoria returns to Fort Stanwix, 200 N. James Street, Rome, NY to celebrate America with this year’s Honor America Day’s celebration.  Saturday, July 31 at 8pm.  More information at www.ExperienceSymphoria.org.

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The 48th Bluegrass Ramble Picnic takes place on Sunday, August 1 from 10am to 7pm at Dwyer Memorial Park, 6347 Little York Lake Road in Preble.  Bill Knowlton is your host (of course!) and welcomes 14 bluegrass and oldtime country acts for a day of incredible bluegrass music.  Seating for 160 people is available under the tent, in groups of 4 or less.  No lawn chairs are permitted under the tent, but you are welcome to bring a lawn chair to sit outside the tent and enjoy the day.  Check out the Bluegrass Ramble with Bill Knowlton on Facebook for updated information.

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The Cooperstown Summer Music Festival is live once again!  The opening concert is Tuesday, August 10 at 7pm at the Fenimore Art Museum Amphitheater with a CSMF Musical Kaleidoscope: A Gift to the Cooperstown Community.  CSMF joins forces with the Caroga Arts Ensemble for a dynamic program ranging from bluegrass to jazz an dpop in a performance intended as a gift to the community.  Tickets are required for Amphitheater and surrounding lawn seating.  More information at www.CooperstownMusicFest.org.

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The Cooperstown Summer Music Festival continues on Sunday, August 15 at 7pm at the Otesaga Resort Hotel, 60 Lake Street, Cooperstown.  The Imani Winds have led both a revolution and evolution of the wind quintet over two decades of music making.  Their concerts have inspired audiences of all ages and backgrounds.  Tickets and information at www.CooperstownMusicFest.org.

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The Verona String Quartet comes to the Cooperstown Summer Music Festival continues on Sunday, August 22 at 4pm.  This multi-award-winning quartet, veterans of the Festival, and a CMSF audience favorite, will perform a program of works by Sostakovich and Dvorak’s beloved “American” Quartet.  Held at the Farmers Museum, 5775 State Highway 80, Cooperstown.  Tickets and information at www.CooperstownMusicFest.org.

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On Monday, August 30 at 7pm, Brazilian Jazz Legends Trio da Paz come to the Cooperstown Summer Music Festival.  Held at the Otesaga Resort Hotel, 60 Lake Street, Cooperstown, this Grammy-nominated, iconic trio is comprised of Brazil’s most in-demand musicians: Romero Lubambo, guitar; Nilson Matta, bass; and Duduka da Fonseca, drums.  Tickets and information at www.CooperstownMusicFest.org.

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The Cooperstown Summer Music Festival concludes on Sunday, September 19 at 4pm at the Otesaga Resort Hotel, 60 Lake Street, Cooperstown.  Virtuosos Danbi Um, violin, and Jiji, guitar, join forces for a genre-spanning program including works by Corelli, Paganini, Piazzolla, Ponce, and Ella Fitzgerald.Tickets and information at www.CooperstownMusicFest.org.

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