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Pathos Trio: When Dark Clouds Collide

By Peter Kress | Mar 13, 2022 | 0 Comments

ArtistsProgramPreviewPerformancesBios Artists Pathos TrioFelix Reyes – PercussionMarcelina Suchocka – PercussionAlan Hankers – Piano “Elevated themselves into those elite ranks alongside Yarn/Wire, Tigue, So Percussion, Iktus and Ensemble Et Al”, as described by the New York Music Daily, Pathos Trio (percussionists Marcelina Suchocka, Felix Reyes, and pianist/composer Alan Hankers) is committed to engaging classical/contemporary music, while …

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Women Composers: A Showcase

By Peter Kress | Feb 27, 2022 | 0 Comments

In celebration of International Women’s Day #BreakTheBias https://www.internationalwomensday.com/Mission/Creative ArtistsProgramPreviewPerformancesBios Artists Composers Amy Beach (1867 – 1942)Nancy Galbraith (b. 1951)Gwyneth Walker (b. 1947)Valerie Coleman (b. 1970)Finola Merivale (b. 1987)Carline Shaw (b. 1982)Mathilde Côté Performances by ConnectFiveBell’Art EnsembleJade Piano TrioNorth Coast WindsPathos TrioCramer QuartetQuartet Salonnières Program PastoraleAmy Beach (1867- 1942)Performed by ConnectFive Ave Maria (2006/2020)Nancy Galbraith (b. …

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Women Composers: An Early Music Showcase

By Peter Kress | Feb 27, 2022 | 0 Comments

ArtistsProgramPreviewPerformances In celebration of International Women’s Day #BreakTheBias Artists Composers Barbara Strozzi (1619-1677)Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre (1665-1729)Madalena Lombardini-Syrmen (1735-1818)Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179) Performances by Musica MundanaDigital CamerataKleine KammermusikQuartet SalonnièresAlkemie Program “Amor dormiglione”“Tradimento”Barbara StrozziPerformed by Musica Mundana Violin Sonata No. 1 in D minorElisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre (1665-1729)Performed by Digital Camerata Ritournelle from Céphale …

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Alex Klein “Bach on Oboe”

By Peter Kress | Feb 5, 2022 | 0 Comments

ArtistsProgramPreviewPerformancesBios Artists Alex Klein, OboeJoined by Quartet Salonnières Program Bach on Oboe The Program consists of 4 unaccompanied Bach works on 4 different oboes: Prelude to the Suite BWV1012 (on oboe), Prelude to the Suite BWV1008 (on bass oboe), Largo from the Partita BWV1005 (on baroque oboe), Giga from the Suite BWV1007 (on musette), to …

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Yamin Boguslaw Duo

By Peter Kress | Jan 30, 2022 | 0 Comments

ArtistsProgramPreviewPerformancesBios Artists Shelby Yamin, ViolinNicole Boguslaw, Cello Program Friedrich Wilhelm RustFugue from Sonata No. 2 CzaR 81 Gaspar CassadoPrelude – Fantasia from Suite for Solo Cello Francesco ZappaDuet No. 2AllegrettoLargoMinuetto Grazioso Ludwig Van BeethovenDuet No. 2Allegro affettuosoAria-LarghettoRondo – Allegretto Moderato (Vivace) Preview Bios A native New Yorker, violinist Shelby Yamin has earned distinction for her …

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Musicast Projects: A Call For Proposals

By Peter Kress | Jan 6, 2022 | 0 Comments

Musicivic expect to fund between twenty and forty Musicast projects this year, resources allowing. Project Criteria Musicivic is committed to curating interesting programs in unique venues for intimate audiences. We strive to achieve that in spirit as part of our Musicast programming. We are interested in supporting sustainability for small ensembles. We prefer to support …

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Musicivic @ CMA

By Peter Kress | Jan 6, 2022 | 0 Comments

Welcome Chamber Music America Attendees. We are excited to introduce you to our organization and our mission. We are committed to the belief that empathy-powered music inspires, enriches and uplifts the lives of both individuals and communities. Musicivic, Inc. is a national non-profit network promoting community and individual inspiration and vitality through small ensemble music …

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WinterFest21

By Peter Kress | Nov 21, 2021 | 1 Comment

WinterFest Dec 17, 2021 – Jan 2, 2022 Free TicketsScheduleCampaignEvents Five Musicast events over three days! And OnDemand through the end of the year. Register now and enjoy great musical experience on you own schedule throughout your holiday season! Any donation of $15 or more will extend OnDemand of the fest through the end of …

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Demcak/Figg “A Little Baroque Concert”

By Peter Kress | Nov 14, 2021 | 0 Comments

ArtistsProgramPreviewPerformancesBios Artists Majka Demcak, Baroque ViolinElliot Figg, Harpsichord Program A Little Baroque Concert A Prelude for the ViolinThomas Baltzar (1630-1663) Sonata in G major for Violin and Obbligato Harpsichord, BWV 1019J.S. Bach (1685-1750) AllegroLargoAllegro – cembalo soloAdagioAllegro “Meditation” Graham Elliot Figg (1979 – ) Sonata Quarta La Castella, Op. 3Giovanni Antonio Pandolfi Mealli (1624-1687) Sonata in C …

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Shea Kim Duo “All Roads Lead to Vienna” Part II

By Peter Kress | Oct 31, 2021 | 0 Comments

ArtistsProgramPreviewPerformancesBios Artists Shea-Kim Duo Brendan Shea, ViolinYerin Kim, Piano Program: “All roads lead to Vienna” Part II For centuries, Vienna, Austria has been a mecca to classical musicians. In the pantheon of great composers, you would be hard pressed to find a composer who wasn’t involved with Vienna in some capacity. We selected great composers …

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Alkemie “Sweet Friendship”

By Peter Kress | Oct 31, 2021 | 0 Comments

ArtistsProgramPreviewPerformancesBios Artists Alkemie & Friends Tracy Cowart, dancer, voice & harp Ben Matus, dancer, voice, winds, lute & percussion Elena Mullins, dancer, voice & percussion Sian Ricketts, voice & winds Niccolo Seligmann, composer, vielles, viola a chiavi, lute, lirone & percussion Alyssa Weathersby, dancer & voice Program Click for Printable/Viewable Program Sweet Friendship: Courtly Songs …

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Mrmevska/Cognet “Four Hands Unbound”

By Peter Kress | Oct 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

ArtistsProgramPreviewPerformancesBios Artists Kalina Mrmevska, pianoMatthieu Cognet, piano Program W. A. Mozart (1756-1791) Andante and Variations in G Major, K. 501 I. Stravinsky (1882-1971) Petrushka (Arr. for Piano Four-Hands) Fourth tableau: The Shrovetide Fair (Toward Evening) Goce Gavrilovski (1978- Duni-Daj rew. = 2012/2020 *Grace Notes (2019) * F. Schubert (1797-1828) Fantasia in F minor, D. 940 …

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Kress/Warner Recital II

By Peter Kress | Sep 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

ArtistsProgramPreviewPerformancesBios Initially performed in full by Natalie Rose Kress with Robert Warner as a live cast May 28, 2021. In celebration of her graduation from The Juilliard School, Historical Performance Program Presented by Gotham Early Music Scene and Musicivic Inc. The Musicast Version is in two parts. Natalie Rose Kress and Robert Warner are founding …

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Shea Kim Duo “All Roads Lead to Vienna” Part I

By Peter Kress | Sep 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

ArtistsProgramPreviewPerformancesBios Artists Shea-Kim Duo Brendan Shea, ViolinYerin Kim, Piano Program: “All roads lead to Vienna” Part I For centuries, Vienna, Austria has been a mecca to classical musicians. In the pantheon of great composers, you would be hard pressed to find a composer who wasn’t involved with Vienna in some capacity. We selected great composers …

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Quartet Salonnières: Solos & Ensembles

By Peter Kress | Sep 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

ArtistsProgramPreviewPerformancesBios Artists Quartet Salonnières Aniela Eddy, Violin & ViolaMajka Demcak, Violin & ViolaNatalie Rose Kress, Violin & ViolaCullen O’Neil, CelloWith Elliot Figg, Harpsichord Program String Quartet in G minor Ben 339Ignaz PleyelI. Allegro Majka Demcak and Natalie Kress, violinsAniela Eddy, violaCullen O’Neil, cello Nuit Sur La Corde À Linge (2021)Mathilde Côté Sonata Op. 5 no. …

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