Octavo Singers present Handel’s Messiah

Union College Memorial Chapel 807 Union Street, Schenectady, NY

An audience favorite, this will be the Octavos 85th presentation of this cherished work which will be performed in the acoustically perfect Union Chapel.  Soloists are Jean Leonard, Ann Marie Adamick, Casey Gray and Richard Mazzafero. The Octavo Singers are joined by the Octavo Chamber Orchestra, Michael Emery, ConcertmasterAndrew Burger, Artistic DirectorTrevor Kahlbaugh, AccompanistParking is […]

$25 – $30

What Songs were Sung! A Christmas Concert

American Italian Heritage Museum 1227 Central Ave, ALBANY, NY

Join Rosanne Hargrave soprano and Michael Clement piano for a beautiful mix of spiritual, contemporary, traditional and popular Christmas music to warm the heart and ring in the season with joy and light! Dessert Reception. Seating is limited. Reservations required. Your check is your reservation.

$12

Tai Murray, violin

Hudson Hall 327 Warren Street, Hudson, NY

An Avery Fisher Career Grant winner and BBC Next Generation Artist, this violinist has been called ‘superb’ by the NY Times. Performing at Hudson Hall, Murray is renowned for the elegance of her playing supported by an effortless technique. Beethoven: Spring Sonata, Op. 24 Jeff Scott: Transparência Beethoven: Kreutzer Sonata, Op. 47

$35

What Songs were Sung! A Christmas Concert

All Saints Catholic Church 16 Homestead Street, Albany, NY

Join Rosanne Hargrave soprano and Michael Clement piano for a beautiful mix of spiritual, contemporary, traditional and popular Christmas music to warm the heart and ring in the season with joy and light! Dessert Reception. For the Benefit of “Angels to Each Other”

$10

Sterling Elliott, cello

Massry Center for the Arts 1002 Madison Avenue, Albany, NY

This young cellist has already soloed with the Boston Symphony, NY and LA philharmonics, Philadelphia Orchestra, and many others. We feature our Horizons Young Artist in a free concert at the Massry Center for all to enjoy. Bach: Sixth Suite, BWV 1012 Dallapiccola: Ciaccona Mendelssohn: D-major Cello Sonata, Op. 58 William Grant Still: Mother and Child

Free

Wu Man, pipa and Hsin-Yun Huang, viola

Massry Center for the Arts 1002 Madison Avenue, Albany, NY

This program at the Massry Center features a member of Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble and a renowned violist for a sonic journey featuring traditional Chinese melodies, new works, and a commission. Lunar New Year Celebration Traditional Chinese Folk Melodies Ligeti: Hora Lunga Saygun: Partita Knox: Nine fingers Lei Liang: Mother’s Songs (Co-commission)

$35

Zoltán Fejérvári, piano

Union College Memorial Chapel 807 Union Street, Schenectady, NY

A protégé of Andras Schiff, this Hungarian pianist won the 2017 Montréal Competition, and has performed in major international halls ever since. We welcome him back after his memorable 2018 debut. Bach: B-flat major Partita, BWV 825 Schubert: Valses nobles, D 969 Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales Chopin: B-flat minor Nocturne, Op. 9, No. 1 Chopin: D-flat minor Nocturne, Op. […]

$35

Mitsuko Uchida, piano

Union College Memorial Chapel 807 Union Street, Schenectady, NY

Uchida’s annual sold-out performances at Carnegie Hall and solo appearances with the world’s top orchestras have placed her among the last century’s greatest artists. We welcome this legendary artist back in a program of Beethoven’s late keyboard masterworks. LATE BEETHOVEN SONATAS E-major Sonata, Op. 109 A-flat major Sonata, Op. 110 C-minor Sonata, Op. 111

$50

Septura

Union College Memorial Chapel 807 Union Street, Schenectady, NY

This seven-member brass ensemble of principal players from Britain’s top orchestras has been called ‘dazzling polished’ by BBC Music Magazine. Making its debut, Septura performs its own arrangements of some beloved Russian repertoire. Prokofiev: Suite from 10 Pieces, Op. 12 Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 8 Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition

$35

Jupiter Ensemble and Lea Desandre, mezzo-soprano

Union College Memorial Chapel 807 Union Street, Schenectady, NY

Founded by renowned lutenist Thomas Dunford, this early music ensemble has quickly garnered a reputation as one of Europe’s best, performing at London’s Wigmore Hall, Berlin’s Philharmonie, and Paris’s Salle Gaveau. Joined by leading French mezzo-soprano Lea Desandre, the group offers an incredible Vivaldi program. ALL-VIVALDI “Vedrò con mio diletto” from Il Giustino, RV 717 “Armatae […]

$35

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