New York Soirées

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#Stradgrass
Mar
13
7:30 PM19:30

#Stradgrass

Violin & Bass duo musicale + Artists Q&A

Winner of the prestigious Avery Fisher Grant Award and former bassist for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, the eclectic duo Tessa Lark & Michael Thurber is bringing two baby sets of genre-bending bluegrass, jazz, classical, and original works to an intimate musicale on Park Avenue on the Upper East Side. 

Tessa will be performing on her 1683 ex-Gingold Stradivarius violin, on loan from the Josef Gingold Fund for the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis.

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Hebraico Brazilian
Nov
21
7:30 PM19:30

Hebraico Brazilian

Brazilian folk jazz piano improvisation on Hebrew literature

Recently appointed as a faculty member at the New England Conservatory in Boston, Jewish-Brazillian jazz pianist Henrique Eisenmann is performing his own compositions inspired by both of his roots - Brazilian folk music paired with Hebrew text, taking place right by Central Park, few floors above where George Gershwin used to live.

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Polish Night
Oct
10
7:30 PM19:30

Polish Night

Polish themed piano recital with infused card tricks performance + Polish dessert pairing

Hailed as 'the reincarnation of Victor Borge', the enthralling one-man act pianist & magician Dr. Igor Lipinski is blending magic & card tricks into piano playing, performing at a historic apartment building on Fifth Avenue. Program will be paired with Polish desserts prepared by Osmanthus NYC, all under the backdrop of the MET Museum. And yes, there will be Chopin.

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Taste of German Romanticism, literally.
Mar
29
7:30 PM19:30

Taste of German Romanticism, literally.

Trio concert featuring works by German composers with German pastries paring presentation by Osmanthus

A showcase of instrumental and vocal works by Richard Strauss & other German Greats from the Romantic era featuring pianist Joseph Yungen, soprano Elizabeth Smith, and violinist CheHo Lam, taking place right across from the Metropolitan Museum on Fifth Avenue, with food pairing and Deutschen Pasteten prepared by Robin Ferriere.

 

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Toward the Sea: Duo inspired by Moby-Dick
Feb
15
7:30 PM19:30

Toward the Sea: Duo inspired by Moby-Dick

Flute & Harp Duo Recital with artwork slideshow presentation

Through the literary work of Herman Melville's Moby-Dick, flutist Catherine Gregory and harpist Mélanie Genin presented a musical program intertwined with the sea, where "meditation and water are wedded together" (Melville), taking place right across from Carnegie Hall.

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Shorts from Before and After
Dec
7
7:30 PM19:30

Shorts from Before and After

Cello-Piano duo recital infused with poetry readings as interludes, readings by seasoned writer Michele Herman, and from 'Animalinside' by László Krasznahorkai.

Colin Stokes is a New York-based cellist performing and recording extensively in the United States and Europe. His wide ranging interests have led to collaborations with artists from many genres, including Yo-Yo Ma, Rodney Crowell, Olafur Arnalds and Max Richter.

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Piano Illusions
Nov
2
7:30 PM19:30

Piano Illusions

Half magic show-half piano recital

Described as the “next Victor Borge“, magician & pianist Igor Lipinsk is a one-of-a-kind concert pianist who enchants audiences with his unique musical talent and sleight-of-hand artistry. As the winner of the WQXR Classical Comedy Contest at Caroline’s on Broadway, Lipinski performs his innovative program of music & magic in recital halls and with the symphony orchestras throughout the United States.

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Homecoming Celebration
Oct
12
7:30 PM19:30

Homecoming Celebration

Piano recital with guest speaker Seymour Bernstein

Steinway artist Sandro Russo receives accolades for his sparkling virtuosity and his playing has often been referred to as 'a throwback to the grand tradition of elegant pianism'. Winner of the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra Concerto Competition and among many other international awards, Sandro is joined by his mentor Seymour Bernstein for a night of intimate musical salon.

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Rhapsody Français
Sep
14
7:30 PM19:30

Rhapsody Français

Violin & Piano Duo recital with excerpt screening from 'Seymour: an introduction' 

Winner of Ann Fehn pianist's First Prize in the 14th Annual Jessie Kneisel Lieder Competition and 88th Annual Schubert Club Competition in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Joseph Yungen is currently a C.V. Starr Doctoral Fellow at The Juilliard School, where he studies with Jonathan Feldman. He is joined by Artistic Director-violinist CheHo Lam for an all-French duo program.

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