Aug 14: Chamber Music from Glimmerglass Orchestra

The Pierstown Grange Presents:

The 16th Annual Florence High Memorial Chamber Music Concert

Pierstown Grange, Cooperstown, NY

  • August 14, 7:30 pm
  • Chamber Music presented by members of the Glimmerglass Festival Orchestra
  • Pierstown Grange, 137 Wedderspoon Rd., Cooperstown, NY 13326 (click here for directions)
  • Admission is free.
  • For more information, call 547-1347 or 264-3069.

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Aug 13: Ensembles Large & Small

Ensembles Large and Small from the Glimmerglass Festival Orchestra

Cherry Valley Star Theatre: Artworks Concert Series

  • August 14, 2016, 7:30 pm
  • Star Theatre, 44 Main St., Cherry Valley, NY
  • Admission: $15 for general public, $10 for Artworks Members, $8 for Glimmerglass Festival Members, free for patrons under 18

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Aug 8: Big Galut(e)

Glimmerglass Festival Presents:

  • August 8, 2017, 5:00 pm
  • Glimmerglass Festival Pavilion, Springfield Center, NY

Winners of the Simcha Prize at the 2017 International Jewish Music Festival in Amsterdam, this crossover quintet will engage your mind and heart, and they might even make you laugh. Described as “a real treat for open minds,” Big Galut(e) presents a dazzling variety of music from the Jewish Diaspora’s many homelands: rare classics, rollicking Klezmer dances, sizzling tangos, heartfelt folk songs and Yiddish-flavored takes on classic opera.

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Big Galut(e)

Aug 6: Fenimore String Quartet

Cherry Valley Star Theatre: Artworks Concert Series

  • August 6, 2017, 7:30 pm
  • Star Theater, 44 Main St., Cherry Valley, NY
  • Admission: $20 general public, $15 Artworks Members, $8 Glimmerglass Festival Members, free for patrons under 18

The Fenimore String Quartet

  • Ruotao Mao, violin
  • Jennifer Reuning Myers, violin
  • Dee Dee Fancher, viola
  • Ruth Berry, cello

The Fenimore Quartet blends the experience of seasoned chamber players with the richness of long friendships to create a perfect backdrop for the exciting musical collaborations which are fast becoming an eagerly awaited summer treat at the Cherry Valley New York Artworks Concert Series and the surrounding area communities in beautiful upstate New York.

Guest Artist

  • Michael Leopold, theorbo and baroque guitar

Program – Music of Smetana, Gershwin, and Early Baroque Masters

Sinfonia No. 8 G. Girolamo Kapsperger (1580-1651)

Canzon Seconda Sopra Romanesca

Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583-1643)
Fantasia (In G)

Henry Purcell (1659-1695)

Canzon a 4 La Zaneta

Giovanni Battista Riccio (?1570 – ?)

Passacalle Andrea Falconieri (1585– 1656)
   
Intermission  
   
String Quartet No. 1 in e minor ("From My Life")
I. Allegro vivo appassionato
II. Allegro moderato alla polka
III. Largo sostenuto
IV. Vivace
Bedrich Smetana (1824 -1884)

By George!

George Gershwin/arr.Michael Braz (1898-1937)

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2015 Fenimore String Quartet
Ruotao Mao, Jennifer Myers, Violins: Dee Dee Fancher, Viola; Ruth Berry, Cello

Michael Leopold

Aug 15: Glimmerglass Musicians at Pierstown Grange

The Pierstown Grange Presents:

Pierstown Grange, Cooperstown, NY

  • August 15, 7:30 pm
  • Musicians from the Glimmerglass Festival Orchestra and friends.
  • Pierstown Grange, 137 Wedderspoon Rd., Cooperstown, NY 13326 (click here for directions)
  • Admission is free.
  • For more information, call 547-1347 or 264-3069.

Program

Music of Brahms (Clarinet Quintet), Richard Strauss (Til in a fun reduction) and Nielsen. 

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Aug 14: Musicians from Glimmerglass

Ensembles Large and Small – Musicians’ Choice

Cherry Valley Star Theatre: Artworks Concert Series

  • August 14, 2016, 7:30 pm
  • Star Theatre, 44 Main St., Cherry Valley, NY
  • Admission: $10 for general public, $5 for Artworks members and Glimmerglass employees

Program

Members of the Glimmerglass Festival Orchestra perform their favorite music – from jazz to classical, opera to Broadway. Expect the unexpected.

Music of Mozart, Richard Strauss (Til in a fun reduction) and Nielsen.

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Cherry Valley Artworks Concert Series

Jul 31: Fenimore String Quartet

Cherry Valley Star Theatre: Artworks Concert Series

  • July 31, 7:30 pm
  • Star Theater, 44 Main St., Cherry Valley, NY
  • Admission: $15 general public, $12 Artworks members

The Fenimore String Quartet

  • Ruotao Mao, violin I
  • Jennifer Myers, violin II
  • Dee Dee Fancher, viola
  • Ruth Berry, cello

Guest Artists

  • Brad Raymond, tenor
  • David Moody, piano

Program

String Quartet in D Major, Op.18, No.3
I. Allegro
II. Andante con moto
III. Allegro
IV. Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1825)
From "Cypresses"("Echo of Songs") for String Quartet Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)
   
Intermission  
   
"On Wenlock Edge," for Tenor, Piano and String Quartet
I. On Wenlock Edge
II. From Far, From Eve and Morning
III. Is My Team Ploughing
IV. Oh, When I Was In Love with You
V. Bredon Hill
VI. Clun
R. Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

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2015 Fenimore String Quartet
Ruotao Mao, Jennifer Myers, Violins: Dee Dee Fancher, Viola; Ruth Berry, Cello

Cherry Valley Artworks Concert Series

Jul 25: A Russian Festival

The Golden Days of Youth: a concert of Russian music and poetry

  • July 25, 5:30 – 7:00 pm
  • Hyde Hall, 267 Glimmerglass State Park Rd., Cooperstown, NY 13326 (click here for directions)
  • Tickets: $20 adults, $10 seniors, free under age 18 (must be reserved)
    • limited seating, advanced purchase is recommended
    • call 607-547-5098 or order online

Readings, Songs, and Music, presented by artists of the Glimmerglass Festival and guests:

  • Hunter Enoch, baritone
  • Hiromi Fukuda, piano
  • Wynn Harmon, actor
  • Daniel Miller, cello
  • Heather Wittels, violin and Artistic Director

Music of Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, Shostakovich, Scriabin, Arensky, Mussorgsky

Readings of letters and poetry in translation

 

A Russian Festival

Jul 24: Big Galut(e)

Cherry Valley Star Theatre: 2016 Artworks Concert Series

  • July 24, 2016, 7:30 pm
  • Star Theater, 44 Main St., Cherry Valley, NY
  • Admission: $15 general public, $12 Artworks members

Big Galut(e) is a quintet of like-minded and like-hearted musicians who love to make people laugh, then make them cry, all while exploring a unique and fascinating repertoire of Jewish music from five continents and six centuries. Noted by critics for "the virtuosity of its members," and lauded as "vivacious," "joyful," "jubilant," "a real treat for open minds," and an "alleged Klezmer band," Big Galut(e) has played as soloists with orchestras, at colleges and universities from California to Ohio, on chamber music series from Hawaii to New York, at the National Yiddish Book Center, and at synagogues, temples, and JCCs nationwide.

Program

Program, to be announced from the stage, will feature surprise songs, surprise guests, and surprise video. It will also include:

Oygn Molly Picon (1898-1992) and Abraham Ellstein (1907-1963)
Minnie the Moocher Cab Calloway (1907-94) et al.
Hungarian Dances 17, 11 and 5 arr. Johannes Brahms (1833-97), rearranged by Big Galut(e)
Sonata quarta, sopra l’Arie di Ruggiero Salamone Rossi (c.1570-1630)
Adio Kerida anonymous/Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)

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Big Galut(e)
Cherry Valley Artworks Concert Series

Aug 12: Music of World War I

  • August 12, 5:30 pm
  • Hyde Hall, 267 Glimmerglass State Park Rd., Cooperstown, NY (click here for directions)
  • Suggested donation $20

Featuring Artists of The Glimmerglass Festival:

  • Kristen Choi, mezzo soprano
  • Jonas Hacker, tenor
  • Katie Lipow, soprano
  • Daniel Miller, cello
  • David Moody, piano
  • Brad Raymond, tenor
  • Mark Timmerman, bassoon
  • Grant Wenaus, piano
  • Heather Wittels, violin

Songs and instrumental music from the era of World War I: Debussy, Faure, de Falla, Ives, Beach, and Butterworth. Please click here for more information.

 

Music of World War I