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Accordions Around the World in Bryant Park: Special Event Finale
Tuesday, July 29
5:00pm – 7:15pm | Throughout Park

Take a cross-cultural musical journey - from France to Colombia, from the Balkans to Louisiana, from Cumbia to Jazz, and more - with accordions, harmoniums, concertinas, and bandoneons.

Accordionists play throughout the park at 5pm, and at 6pm, a band with a different infectious, global beat performs each week on the Fountain Terrace.

Produced in collaboration with Ariana's List.

Bryant Park | Throughout Park

 


 

Bryant Park After Work
Wednesday, July 30
Ayo Awosika
6:00pm – 7:00pm | Fountain Terrace

The American-Nigerian vocalist and songwriter is a multi-instrumentalist with a distinct, soulful and highly addictive sound, and has performed with great jazz artists across the US.www.ayoawosika.com

Ayo Awosika, voice/keyboard
Sean Mullins, drums
Jeremy McDonald, bass/voice
Andrew Bailie, guitar

Program (subject to change):
Originals:
Some Other Time
Is That Too Much To Ask
Another Kind Of Mission
More To Do
Every Day
We Best Not Wait
I Won't

Sade’s No Ordinary Love
Nina Simone’s Do I Move You

Curated by Somi.

About Bryant Park After Work
Original music from NYC's most talented singer-songwriters and bands, curated by two acclaimed musicians: inventive and Obie Award winning Ethan Lipton, and East African vocalist and SONY/OKeh recording artist, Somi.

Bryant Park | Fountain Terrace


Bryant Park After Work
Wednesday, August 6
6:00pm – 7:00pm | Fountain Terrace

ABIAH
"A singer with an innate ability for passionate songwriting" (Billboard), he has an unbelievable voice, irrepressible spirit, and unassailable taste in music. www.abiahmusic.com

ABIAH, vocals
David Rosenthal, guitar
Keith Witty, bass
Chris Eddleton, drums
Marvin Sewell, guitar

Program:
Songs from ABIAH's critically acclaimed album Life As A Ballad and new songs from his upcoming new album B O T T L E S.

Curated by Somi.

About Bryant Park After Work
Original music from NYC's most talented singer-songwriters and bands, curated by two acclaimed musicians: inventive and Obie Award winning Ethan Lipton, and East African vocalist and SONY/OKeh recording artist, Somi.

Bryant Park | Fountain Terrace


HEADLINE: The Theater at St. John’s Presents
Quasimango, The Lunchbox of Notre Dame
The Hot New One-Man, Ten-Mango Musical
July 10, 17, 24, 31
August 7, 14, 21, 28
7 PM
It’s Smoothies For Us All!
The Theater at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church


Fresh off successful runs at Dixon Place and Manhattan International Theatre Festival, Bob Katz, “The Folk Punk Woody Allen”, and his rascally mangos present “Quasimango, the Lunchbox of Notre Dame”, a one-man, ten-mango musical, in which our hero, a deformed mango, strives to win the affection of Notre Dame Fighting Irish cheerleader Esmeralda Kelly. As Esmeralda is traded to the never-winning Columbia University Lions, Quasi follows her from South Bend, Indiana to the North Pole to a cataclysmic climax at Columbia’s football stadium. Sung and narrated by a single performer who assumes more than ten roles – nine of them mangos – this combination of folk, blues, rock, and rap tells a story like no other. Refreshments will be served! Party with the mangos!

INFO for listing
Tickets: $10 suggested donation to the Church
To Reserve Tickets: Bobcatzy@Verizon.net


The Theater at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church | 81 Christopher Street
Between 7th Ave and Bleeker Street
New York, N.Y. 10014
Video Trailer: https://vimeo.com/85861576


2014 New York International Concerto Festival
Concert Series for Human Rights
Empowering the oppressed with music

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 7:00 PM
National Night Out Against Crime
Hudson Avenue & 48th Street
Union City, NJ
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 7:00 PM
Rising Star Concert
Young Musicians' Classical Concert
presented by Hudson Fine Artss Foundation & NYICF
William V. Musto Cultural Center
420 - 15th Street
Union City
www.UnionCityMuseum.org

Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 7:00 PM
Theatre Festival in the Park
Duarte Park
New York Avenue & 33rd Street
Union City, NJ

Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 7:00 PM
2014 New York International Concerto Festival
with the Union City Philharmonic Orchestra
Concert for Peace
Union City Performing Arts Center
2500 Kennedy Boulevard
Union City, NJ
www.UnionCityPAC.com


The concert will feature gifted young musicians from Korea, China, India, and the United States accompanied by the Union City Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Vince Lee. Admission is Free. Reception following the performance.

Free Admission to all concerts
For more information, please visit: www.HudsonFoundation.org


New Music in Bryant Park
Friday, August 1
Different but the Same, Del Sol String Quartet
6:00pm – 8:30pm | Upper Terrace Steps

Different but the Same
Deeply committed to the traditions of jazz and American music, leader Ellery Eskelin has been at the forefront of the improvised music scene, and his group delivers with unadulterated, passionate music, and no regrets. Commission: Eskelin’s Non Sequiturs. Ellery Eskelin's website

David Liebman, saxophone
Ellery Eskelin, saxophone
Tony Marinoon, double bass
Jim Black, drums

Del Sol String Quartet
With riveting performances of new music with a global pulse, this critically acclaimed ensemble of high energy master musicians break the boundaries of classical music by exploring new ways to interact with audiences, composers, and artists across cultures and art forms. Commission: Bagatelles by Mason Bates. www.delsolquartet.com

Kate Stenberg, violin
Rick Shinozaki, violin
Charlton Lee, viola
Kathryn Bates, cello

About New Music in Bryant Park
Award-winning classical and jazz ensembles perform back to back each week, showcasing works commissioned by Chamber Music America.

Bryant Park | Fountain Terrace


New Music in Bryant Park
Friday, August 8
6:00pm – 8:30pm | Upper Terrace Steps
Claudia Quintet +1, Lincoln Trio

Claudia Quintet +1
An unmatched innovative and adaptable modern jazz ensemble, so deftly attuned to one another that Grammy nominated leader John Hollenbeck’s most dizzying compositional leaps are taken with an air of playfulness and skewed humor. Named Rising Star Jazz Group by the 2012 Critics Poll in DownBeat Magazine. Commission: Hollenbeck’s Royal Toast. www.johnhollenbeck.com

Chris Speed, tenor/clarinet
Matt Moran, vibraphone
Drew Gress, bass
Red Wierenga, accordion
Matt Mitchell, piano
John Hollenbeck, drums

Lincoln Trio
Comprised of musicians with international renown, “one of the hottest young trios [in music]” (Fanfare Magazine) forges new paths in contemporary classical music, as illustrated in their commissioned work, Arc of Fire by composer Laura Elise Schwendinger.www.LincolnTrio.com

Desirée Ruhstrat, violin
David Cunliffe, cello
Marta Aznavoorian, piano

About New Music in Bryant Park
Award-winning classical and jazz ensembles perform back to back each week, showcasing works commissioned by Chamber Music America.

Bryant Park | Fountain Terrace


The NEW YORK FREE QUARTET World Premier
and
CONNIE CROTHERS/DAN ROSE DUO
TUESDAY, JULY 29
7 PM CONNIE CROTHERS/DAN ROSE DUO
8:15 PM The NEW YORK FREE QUARTET
SHAPESHIFTER LAB

Two groups featuring well-known free jazz musicians appear at ShapeShifter Lab on Tuesday, July 29. The NEW YORK FREE QUARTET with Steve Cohn (piano, shakuhachi), Chuck Fertal (drums), Michael Moss (soprano and tenor saxes, bass clarinet, flutes), and Larry Roland (bass, poetry) appear for their world premier performance. The CONNIE CROTHERS/DAN ROSE DUO features world renowned pianist Connie Crothers and virtuosic guitarist Dan Rose. Coming from a fine-tuned affinity, these two are both rhythm section and soloist for each other’s performances, in a continuous, mutually spontaneous creation of music. Both groups represent the finest in contemporary jazz.

$10


SHAPESHIFTER LAB | 18 Whitwell Place | . Brooklyn, NY 11215
R train to Union Station--3 blocks away bet. 3rd and 4th Ave & bet.1st St. and Carroll St. in Carroll Gardens, info: 646-820-9452


 

Pianist Polly Ferman and GlamourTango in Concert
Opening of 2014 Latino Cultural Festival
July 29 @ 8PM
Queens Theatre

Uruguayan-American pianist and Music Director Polly Ferman and her acclaimed GlamourTango, Tango in Feminine Form will be in concert on Tuesday, July 29 – 8:00 PM at Queens Theater, 14 United Nations Avenue South, Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens, New York.

GlamourTango is a celebration of tango in feminine form, performed by an international company of world-renowned female musicians, dancers, and vocalists. This unique multimedia music and dance show, conceived by Polly Ferman, and directed by her from the piano, is a tribute to women in Tango, with an all-female cast. It includes clips from 1940’s-era black and white Argentinean films and takes the audience on a musical journey through the 20th century with a different and renewed vision of the role of the woman in Tango.

See a video of the group at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z09iWelz3wo. 4Tay Records has issued Polly Ferman's GlamourTango - Tango in Feminine Form - http://www.amazon.com/. Visit the ensemble at http://glamourtango.com/.

Tickets for the July 29 program are $30 and are available by calling 718-760-0064 or visiting http://queenstheatre.org/2014-latino-cultural-festival.


Queens Theater | 14 United Nations Avenue South
Flushing Meadows Corona Park | Queens, New York.



 

Coming Soon


EARLY MUSIC NEW YORK
FREDERICK RENZ - DIRECTOR
Through November 22, 2014 - May 2, 2015

Concert Listing (Full Season):
Organization: EARLY MUSIC NEW YORK
Director: FREDERICK RENZ
Event: 2014-2015 NYC Subscription Season

Program #1: CATHEDRAL FLOURISHES German High Baroque
Location: Great Choir of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, Amsterdam Ave .at 112th St., NYC
Date: Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 7:30 PM (St. Cecilia Day)

Program #2: DUTCH CHRISTMAS Age of Rembrandt
Location: St. James Chapel of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, Amsterdam Ave. at 112th St., NYC
Dates: Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 7:30 PM
Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 2:00 PM
Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 2:00 PM
Thursday, December 25, 2014 at 2:00 PM & 7:30 PM (Christmas Day)

Program #3: AGE OF REASON 18th-Century Enlightenment
Location: First Church of Christ, Scientist, Central Park West at 68th St., NYC
Date: Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 7:30 PM

Program #4: HARMONIE UNIVERSELLE National Styles Unfurled
Location: First Church of Christ, Scientist, Central Park West at 68th St., NYC
Date: Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 7:30 PM

Tickets: $30.00 w/full subscription, $35.00 w/partial subscription,
$40.00 reserved, ($50 single matinee Dec. 25 at 2 PM only),
$20.00 student (w/valid ID, available at door, day of)

Ticket Info: 1) Phone: (212) 280-0330,
2) On-line: www.EarlyMusicNY.org ,
3) At the door, ½-hour before the performance.
Group discounts available by telephone. All major credit cards accepted.


Various Venues


 

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