EVENTS


Back In the Swing of Things featuring Rachael & Vilray
Feb
3
7:30 pm19:30

Back In the Swing of Things featuring Rachael & Vilray

Jazz duo concert + panel discussion Q&A

To dust off some lesser-known treasures of the Tin Pan Alley era, RACHAEL PRICE of Lake Street Dive and VILRAY graced us at our second season opener with their voices of gold and vintage gears from 1930's, to ring in the new year with a handful of classic tunes as well as new works that would be at home in the same pantheon, which took place few floors above where George Gershwin used to live!

featuring Food Pairing reception prepared by Robin Ferriere

Maniacs Of The Fourth Dimension
May
16
7:30 pm19:30

Maniacs Of The Fourth Dimension

Jazz trio soiree + dessert pairing by Sweet Buttons Desserts

Emerging jazz star DAVIS WHITFIELD was joined by brother Mark Whitfield Jr, with acclaimed bassist Matt Dwonszyk as the Maniacs of The Fourth Dimensions. The group presented sets of originals and covers tunes, with the guest appearance of New York jazz guitar legend Mark Whitfield, father of the Whitfield brothers.

A musical tribute to inspiring life-giving women
Apr
18
7:30 pm19:30

A musical tribute to inspiring life-giving women

In early celebration of Mother's Day, pianist JUNKO ICHIKAWA and colleagues presented Johannes Brahms' Horn Trio, written when he was thirty-two in commemoration of his mother, along with other compositions honoring motherhood, including Junko's teacher Seymour Bernstein's, and works by international composers.

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.

 

Shorts from Before and After
Dec
7
7:30 pm19:30

Shorts from Before and After

Cello recital infused with poetry readings as interludes by writer Michele Herman herself, 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.

Piano Illusions by pianist & magician
Nov
2
7:30 pm19:30

Piano Illusions by pianist & magician

Half magic show-half piano recital

Described as the “next Victor Borge“ , Eastman School of Music graduate IGOR LIPINSKI 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.

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, Mr. Russo has performed at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Carnegie Hall, Salle Cortot in Paris and Teatro Politeama in Palermo, the Rachmaninoff Society, the Husum Festival of Piano Rarities in Germany and the Chetham's International Piano Festival in Manchester.

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 holds Master of Music degrees in Piano Performance & Literature and Accompanying & Chamber Music from the Eastman School of Music, where he studied with Jean Barr and Douglas Humpherys.