Our 29th Anniversary Season
September 2016 - May 2017

 

 

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2016-2017 Schedule of Performances:

MARCH

Wednesday, March 1, 12:10PM

NO CONCERT

Wednesday, March 8, 12:10PM

The musicians of the Westchester Philharmonic - Deborah Wong, violin and Barbara Allen, harp, play the Saint-Saëns Fantaisie for violin and harp, and more. Free Admission.                    

This concert is made possible with the generous support of the Brian Wallach Agency, White Plains, New York. Personal and Commercial Insurance since 1949.

Wednesday, March 15, 12:10PM - CANCELLED TODAY DUE TO SNOW

Cellist Samuel Magill has been a member of the Met Orchestra since 1991. Praised by the New York Times for his “...unimpeachable reading” of the Poulenc Cello Sonata, he has had a rich and varied career as soloist and chamber musician. His first Naxos CD of the Vernon Duke Cello Concerto was hailed as “flat-out magnificent” by the American Record Guide. He is joined at the piano by Babette Hierholzer who has appeared as soloist with the Berlin Philharmonic and with renowned conductors Sir Colin Davis, Klaus Tennstedt, Leopold Hager and Semyon Bychkov. She made her American debut with the Pittsburg Symphony playing the Liszt Concerto No. 1.  A Downtown Music debut. Free Admission.

This concert is made possible with the generous support of Dagher Engineering, PLLC.

Wednesday, March 22, 12:10PM

The Memling Ensemble- Yevgeny Faniuk, flute, Cecee Pantikian, violin, Vincent Lionti, viola, Moky Gibson-Lane, cello, return with a concert featuring flute quartets by Garnier, Drouet and Fesca. This concert is made possible with the generous support of Dagher Engineering, PLLC. Free Admission.
            
This concert is made possible with the generoussupport of Dagher Engineering, PLLC.

Sunday, March 26, 5:00PM 

Young Artist’s Concerto Concert
Mackenzie Melemed and Angie Zhang, Piano
Downtown Sinfonietta, Vincent Lionti, Conductor

Downtown Music continues its collaboration with the young prize winners of the New York International Piano Competition, a biennial event sponsored under the auspices of the Stecher and Horowitz Foundation.  Mackenzie Melemed and Angie Zhang play the Mozart Concerto No. 23 in A Major K. 488, and the Beethoven Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Op. 15.  They will be accompanied by our resident chamber orchestra, Downtown Sinfonietta, which features members of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra.

Mackenzie Melemed was a Prize Winner of the Sixth New York International Piano Competition in June, 2012.  He is First Prize Winner of the 18th International Hamamatsu Piano Academy Competition in Japan. Mackenzie is a recent winner of the Juilliard School’s Gina Bachauer Piano Competition, awarding him a full-tuition scholarship. Upon being accepted into the accelerated B.M./M.M program, he will be both a senior and a first-year master’s student at The Juilliard School in New York.

Angie Zhang, became the Second Prize Winner of the Eighth New York International Piano Competition in June 2016. She won the 2016 Juilliard Concerto Competition as well as a top prize in the PianoArts North American Competition. Angie has appeared as soloist with the Milwaukee Symphony, and the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra. She has been featured on National Public Radio’s popular show, “From the Top,” as well as Aspen Public Radio, Portland’s All Classical KQAC, Seattle’s KING FM, and WGBH in Boston.

Adults $25, Seniors (65+) $20, Students $15
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Wednesday, March 29, 12:10PM

Cellist David Heiss is a member of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and is principal cellist of The New York Pops at Carnegie Hall. Featured as a concerto soloist and recitalist in a wide range of repertoire, he plays a John Betts cello, dated 1789. He is joined by the pianist Warren Jones, a member of the faculty of the Manhattan School of Music and the Music Academy of the West, who is Principal Pianist for the exciting California chamber music group Camerata Pacifica.  Free Admission.
            
This concert is made possible with the generous support of Dagher Engineering, PLLC. 

 

 

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