Monday, March 27, 2006

concerts this week in Ithaca

So here is a short rundown of concerts this week in Ithaca;

Monday 3/27
The choruses return from their spring break tours and present a post concert tour in Sage Chapel

Tuesday 3/28
Xak Bjerken's piano recital featuring Rite of Spring!
8 pm in Barnes Hall
Xak Bjerken and Blaise Bryski, piano. Music for spring, featuring Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring for piano four hands and solo works by Stephen Hartke and Thelonious Monk.

Wednesday 3/29
Kevin Ernste's recital
8 pm in Barnes Hall
Kevin Ernste, composer. Features music by Ernste, faculty member in composition and digital music.

Thursday 3/30
B20 Midday music 1230 pm
Midday Music at Lincoln: soprano Judith Kellock and Ithaca College's Ariadne String Quartet perform Berg's Lyric Suite.
Also Thursday 3/30
Anabel Taylor Chapel at 8 pm
Annette Richards, organ. "From the Library of a Prussian Princess: Music by Buxtehude, Bruhns, J. S. Bach, and C. P. E. Bach."

Friday 3/31
Chris Kim and Brave New Works at Tenri Cultural center in New York City [in the Village]
8 pm concert featuring music of Sungji Hong, Magnus Lindberg, Leslie Bassett, Saariaho, Ming Hsiu Yen and Gordon Beeferman.

Saturday 4/1
Barnes Hall 8 pm
Ensemble X; Steven Stucky, artistic director, and Cynthia Johnston Turner, conductor. "Mit Schlag" features H. K. Gruber's Frankenstein!! with Scott Tucker as chansonnier, as well as "A Musical Joke" by Mozart and Alban Berg's Lyric Suite with soprano Judith Kellock--all for April Fools' Day.

Sunday 4/2
Sage Chapel 3 pm
Sage Chapel Choir and Cornell University Chorus; Richard Riley and Scott Tucker, conductors. Features Britten's Saint Nicolas, op. 42, with guest Thom Baker, tenor. [featuring some of our own CCO and CSO members]

wow that is a full week!

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