2016-2017 Schedule of Performances:
Wednesday, February 1, 12:10PM
Pianofest – An extraordinary concert which features the distinguished piano faculty of the Music Conservatory of Westchester: Duo pianists Svetlana Gorokhovich and Irena Portenko perform repertoire for piano four hands, plus composer-pianists Cindi Hsu and Mikhail Zeiger offer their original works for piano solo. A Downtown Music debut. Free Admission.
This concert is made possible with the generous support of Sabin and Beverley Streeter.
Wednesday, February 8, 12:10PM
Bright and Shiny Things – A duo that marries the shining bravura of the operatic stage and the intellectual brilliance of the concert hall, mezzo-soprano Blythe Gaissert and double bassist Louis Levitt collaborate on an intimate program of works for voice and bass. Together, they trace a line from Anne Boleyn to Kate Bush, exploring the idea of the Bright & Shiny from surface-level pleasures to the darker cost of its pursuit. Presented in partnership with The Phoenix Concerts. A Downtown Music Debut. Free Admission.
This concert is made possible with the generous support of Hudson Grille and Lilly’s, White Plains, New York.
Wednesday, February 15, 12:10PM
Pictures at an Exhibition - A native of Scotland, organist Ruaraidh Sutherland read music at the University of Edinburgh winning the prestigious Tovey Memorial Prize. He is currently Organist and Choirmaster at Christ Church in Rye, New York. He returns to Downtown Music to play Modest Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition, as transcribed by Jean Guillou, on the magnificent Guilbault-Therien organ at Grace Church. Free Admission.
Wednesday, February 22, 12:10PM
Tableau Vivant – Karen Marie Marmer, baroque violin and Dongsok Shin, fortepiano. Two principals of the celebrated REBEL Ensemble for Baroque Music return with a program designed to draw out the unique sonorities of their period instruments. Free Admission.
This concert is made possible with the generous support of the Law Office of Paul Bergins, White Plains, New York.
Sunday, February 26, 5:00PM
The Highbridge Voices Chamber Choir
Mary Clementi, Director
A Benefit Concert for Highbridge Voices and Downtown Music
100% of ALL tickets sales will directly benefit both organizations
The Chamber Choir, made up of 60 students in grades 7-12, is the premiere touring ensemble of Highbridge Voices. Singing an average of ten performances a year, the Chamber Choir performs throughout New York City, as well as in Florida, Quebec, and Washington, D.C. They have had the honor of performing at several high profile events, including the U.S. Supreme Court Historical Society’s annual gala, and at the Major League Baseball Division Championship at Yankee Stadium.
Founded in 1998, Highbridge Voices is an extended-day music and academic program serving the South Bronx. The mission of Highbridge Voices is to inspire excellence in the lives of the children of the Highbridge Community through their active participation in music.
Premium seating $50, General Admission $30,
Seniors and Students $20, Children 5-12 with parent: $15
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