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Alkemie and Friends

By Peter Kress | Oct 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

Alkemie’s spirited performances of medieval music are grounded in historical performance practice and fed by our love of experimentation. This season Alkemie launches “Alkemie & Friends” – a series of informal, musically experimental, and multi-sensory concerts in non-traditional NYC concert settings. “Alkemie & Friends” is a forum for the ensemble to create programs that take …

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Digital Camerata – “Motion Pictures”

By Peter Kress | Oct 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

Digital Camerata A NYC-based period ensemble seeking to collaborate with artists of all kinds. Music tells stories and we want to bring those stories to life through dance, drama, visual art, film, writing and more. Artists Rebecca Scout Nelson, ViolinJoshua Stauffer, TheorboSydney ZumMallen, Cello & Viola da GambaDavid Belkovski, Harpsichord& Featuring Iren Kamyshev, Dancer Program …

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Quartet Salonnières: Beethoven, Pleyel & Haydn

By Peter Kress | Oct 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

Program Quartet Salonnières Aniela Eddy, Violinist, ViolistMajka Demcak, Violinist, ViolistNatalie Kress, Violinist, ViolistCullen O’Neil, Cellist Program Ludwig Van Beethoven (1770 – 1827)String Quartet op. 18 no. 2I. AllegroII. Adagio Ignaz Pleyel (1757 – 1831) Quartet in G Minor, Op. 2, No. 3, Ben. 309 I. Adagio con SordiniII. Allegro AssaiIII. Grazioso con Sordini Joseph Haydn …

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Musicivic Everywhere

By Peter Kress | Oct 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

Musicivic Everywhere takes you on tour to Musicivic communities and projects around the country.  You will join local audiences for online (and onDemand) performances of Musicast events. Donations to Musicivic Everywhere events support Musicivic’s growth around the country.  With each $6000 collected we are able to initiate a new community project.  We are very proud …

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Reames Duo: Hahn, Ginastera, Gershwin & More

By Peter Kress | Oct 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

Christopher Reames (tenor)Kanako Reames (piano Program Click for Program and Translation Set of Five SongsBy Reynaldo Hahn (1874-1947) A ChlorisText by Théophile de Viau (1590-1626) Les fontainesText by Henri de Régnir (1864-1936) Le rossignol des lilasText by Léopold Dauphin (1847-1925) Le printempsText by Théodore de Banville (1823-1891) Fêtes galantesText by Paul Verlaine (1844-1896) Cinco canciones …

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Quartet Salonnières- Creative Residency

By Peter Kress | Oct 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

Artists Aniela Eddy, Violin & ViolaMajka Demcak, Violin & ViolaNatalie Rose Kress, Violin & ViolaCullen O’Neil, Cello The Quartet Devoted to historical performance, Quartet Salonnières is a newly formed ensemble that performs classical repertoire on gut strings. The quartet is named for the women who hosted salons in the 18th and 19th centuries, known as …

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Itzkoff & Warner: Boccherini, Scarlatti & More

By Peter Kress | Oct 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Robert Warner, HarpsichordColeman Itzkoff, Cello Preview Program Prelude, BWV 999Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750)Arranged, Itzkoff Sonata in G major, G.5Luigi Boccherini (1743-1805) Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 639Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750) Cello Sonata No. 1 in D minorAlessandro Scarlatti (1660-1725) Gamba Sonata No.1 in G major, BWV 1027Johann Sebastian …

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Bach Fest Concierge

By Peter Kress | Sep 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

We welcome you to Musicivic’s Debut Online Musicast Festival – an All Bach, All online “live chat” hosted weekend full of music by over twenty artists and ensembles! Starting the weekend of September 25-27 in four locations, we hope to bring Bach Fest to many more towns and communities before the end of year! We …

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Bach Fest Finale: Hosted by Musicivic Baroque

By Peter Kress | Sep 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

Program Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 177 Coleman Itzkoff, CelloRobert Warner, Harpsichord Sonata No. 2 in D major for Viola da Gamba, BWV 1028 (I. Adagio, II. Allegro) Elena Smith, Viola da GambaRobert Warner, Harpsichord Cello Suite No. 3, BWV 1009 (III. Courante, IV. Sarabande) Charlie Reed, Cello Sonata No. 1 in …

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Bach Fest: Harpsichord & Violin

By Peter Kress | Sep 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

Program Fantasia and Fugue in A minor, BWV 904 Joyce Chen, Harpsichord Sonata for Violin and continuo in G major, BWV 1021Natalie Kress, ViolinJoyce Chen, Harpsichord Sonata No.6 for Violin and Harpsichord in G major, BWV 1019 Natalie Kress, ViolinJoyce Chen, Harpsichord Artists

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