Saturday , September 24 2022

Concert Reviews

Concert Review: Pianist Guy Livingston – ‘Dada at the Movies’ (NYC, 17 October 2018)

Guy Livingston

Livingston doesn't just champion this early 20th-century music, he brings it to vivid life, even as he entertains and educates on the classic Dada films.

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Concert Review: Jade Bird at The Chapel, San Francisco, September 6, 2018

Jade Bird 20180906 (Photo: Tan The Man)

Jade Bird wowed the San Francisco crowd at The Chapel during her Thursday night show (September 6, 2018) with old songs and new ones that may be included on her upcoming full-length debut album.

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Concert Review (NYC): Pianists Christina and Michelle Naughton in the Green-Wood Cemetery Catacombs (27 Aug 2018)

A program of American and French piano music performed by the twin Naughton sisters capped a magical night at Green-Wood Cemetery, a short walk from Leonard Bernstein's grave.

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Mostly Mozart Festival Review: International Contemporary Ensemble – ‘Grand Pianola Music’

Conductor Christian Reif

Works by John Adams, George Lewis, and Courtney Bryan explored the interaction between man and machine, in three very different ways. And there wasn't a pianola (player piano) in sight.

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Concert Review: Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Soprano Sherezade Panthaki – Vivaldi’s ‘Four Seasons’ and More

Orchestra of St. Luke's at the Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park

The 'Four Seasons' benefitted especially from the outdoor setting. A real bird sang during the twittering of the violins in the first movement of 'Spring.' A dog barked. During 'Summer' real crickets formed a chorale as, in the music, a goatherd wept and a storm threatened.

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