Brooklyn RiderFriday, October 13, 2017 | 8:00 pm | All Saints’ Chapel
hey are four classical musicians performing with the energy of young rock stars jamming on their guitars, a Beethoven-goes-indie foray into making classical music accessible but also celebrating why it was good in the first place." — Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Hailed as “the future of chamber music” by Strings magazine, Brooklyn Rider's eclectic reach is reflected in their recent work: an album with Anne Sofie von Otter which includes music by Nico Muhly, Björk, Sting, Kate Bush and Elvis Costello; a tour last summer with the choreographer Brian Brooks and former New York City Ballet prima ballerina Wendy Whelan; a recording project with Béla Fleck.
Rhythm Future QuartetFriday, November 17, 2017 | 8:00 pm | Gardiner Theater
he acoustic jazz ensemble, Rhythm Future Quartet, has a straight-forward agenda: to keep the spirit of Gypsy jazz alive and expanding in today’s musical universe. The virtuosic foursome, named for a Django Reinhardt tune, offers up a newly minted sound, influenced by the classic Hot Club of France, yet wholly contemporary. The quartet performs arrangements of both Gypsy jazz standards and original compositions.
CalmusFriday, December 15, 2017 | 8:00 pm | All Saints' Chapel
ounded in 1999 in Germany, this a cappella quintet embodies the rich choral tradition of its hometown of Leipzig, Germany, the city so closely associated with Bach and Mendelssohn. All graduates of Leipzig‘s renowned St. Thomas Church Choir School, Calmus offers the unique combination of a pure soprano voice with four male voices ranging from bass to countertenor. Their repertoire ranges from renaissance and baroque masters through great German romantic works, all the way to contemporary choral repertoire, as well as pop songs and jazz.
Chamber Music Society Of Lincoln CenterFriday, April 6, 2018 | 8:00 pm | Gardiner Theater
he program to be presented by CMS juxtaposes two musical giants of Romanticism: Antonin Dvořák and Johannes Brahms. It was to Brahms’ Gypsy-inspired Hungarian Dances that Dvořák turned for his own Slavonic Dances, which have proved a sure-fire hit with audiences ever since the premiere. Joining CMS Co-Artistic Director, pianist Wu Han, for this program is a group of some of the most exciting young artists on the distinguished CMS roster: pianist Michael Brown, violinists Paul Huang and Chad Hoopes, violist Matthew Lipman, and cellist Dmitri Atapine.
Beausoleil avec Michael DoucetFriday, April 27, 2017 | 8:00 pm | McGraw Pavilion
or the past 40 years, BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet has been making some of the most potent and popular Cajun music on the planet. Born out of the rich Acadian ancestry of its members, BeauSoleil is well known for bringing even the most staid audience to its feet. Their distinctive sound derives from the distilled spirits of New Orleans jazz, blues, rock, folk, swamp pop, Zydeco, country and bluegrass, captivating listeners from New Orleans to Carnegie Hall, and across the pond to England.
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