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Harmonies on the Hudson Concert Series Featuring Paula Bradly and Darren Wallace, Jul 16

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Clermont State Historic Site presents the Harmonies on the Hudson Outdoor Concert Series with Paula Bradly and Darren Wallace on Thursday, July 16th, from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.

Thursday evenings this summer are reserved for our Harmonies on the Hudson Outdoor Concert Series! Relax on our beautiful lawn and enjoy a FREE outdoor concert. Bring a blanket, chair and a picnic- children are welcome! Concerts begin at 6:00 p.m.

Paula Bradley will be joined with Darren Wallace who is well known for his work with Jesse Lege & Bayou Brew. This will be a concert of old time, cajun and country music.

Paula has toured the US and Germany on banjo with old-time darlings “Uncle Earl” and teamed up with fiddle powerhouses Bruce Molsky and Brittany Haas (Crooked Still) for a tour of Sweden. Along with Bruce, she was also a member of the trio “Jawbone” featuring banjo innovator Tony Trischka. She has also recorded and performed with old time trios The Rhythm Rats (with Kenny Jackson and Whitt Mead) and The Haywire Gang (with Mac Benford and John Hoffmann).

Special thanks to Bank of Greene County for sponsoring this seasons of concerts.

DATE/TIME: Thursday, July 16, 2020 /  6pm – 8pm

LOCATION: Clermont State Historic Site
87 Clermont Ave
Germantown, NY 12526

ADMISSION: Free
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Harmonies on the Hudson Concert Series Featuring Sweet Marie, Jun 25

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Clermont State Historic Site presents the Harmonies on the Hudson Outdoor Concert Series with Sweet Marie on Thursday at YouTube.

Sweet Marie are Katie and Gabbi Eklund, Sisters, Singers and Songwriters. The sister duo began performing at age ten with the Delaware Youth Ensemble and soon thereafter became influenced by folk, blues and rock. From the beginning they were determined and inspired to write and perform their own music. While they often write independently, they are equally likely to write together, each bringing their own unique style to the music. They are accomplished guitarists whose trademarks are beautiful harmonies and well- crafted songs. Sweet Marie have opened for Brandi Carlile, Thompson Square and American Nomads and have appeared at Mountain Jam the last two years.

DATE/TIME: Thursday, June 25, 2020 / 6pm

LOCATION: YouTube

ADMISSION: Free
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Evening of American Songbook Jazz at Roeliff Jansen Library, Jan 11

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The Roeliff Jansen Library presents an Evening of American Songbook Jazz on
Saturday, January 11, with Atla and Matt DeChamplain.

The library will be hosting a lively night of music from acclaimed jazz duo Atla and Matt DeChamplain. The couple will be joined by bassist Nat Reeves, who has spent nearly forty years performing jazz across the globe.

Pianist Matt DeChamplain has performed at numerous venues and festivals, including the Monterey Jazz Festival, the Berklee Jazz Festival, Kennedy Center, and Lincoln Center. Additionally, he teaches at the Jackie McLean Institute of Jazz at the Hartt School of Music. His wife, Atla DeChamplain, is a jazz vocalist who teaches at Western Connecticut University and Capital Community College. Both Matt and Atla are graduates of the University of Toledo, and in 2015, they released their first collaboration, PAUSE, featuring jazz artist Jon Hendricks.

The DeChamplains will be joined by bassist Nat Reeves, who has performed for nearly forty years in venues across the globe, and released his own jazz album, State of Emergency! in 2012. This past year alone, Nat has performed in India and Japan, at festivals in San Francisco, New Orleans, Detroit, and Atlanta, and at Lincoln Center.

DATE/TIME: Saturday, January 11, 2010 / 5pm – 6:30pm

LOCATION: Roeliff Jansen Community Library
9091 NY-22
Hillsdale, NY 12529

ADMISSION: FREE
All ages are welcome

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Concerts in the Village Series: Handel’s ‘Acis and Galatea’ in Kinderhook, Nov 24

 

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The Concerts in the Village 10th Anniversary Season presents Handel’s Acis and Galatea on Sunday, November 24, at Van Buren Hall in Kinderhook.  Handel’s Charming dramatic Masterpiece Acis and Galatea – Shepherds, Nymphs and a Monstrous Giant Discover Immortality.

Six singers from the Bard Graduate Vocal Arts Program join the Broad Street Orchestra to offer Handel’s Acis and Galatea. This compact “semi-opera” was with good reason Handel’s most frequently performed work during his lifetime, and among his dramatic works the only one to remain continuously in the repertoire over more than three centuries. Under the direction of Artistic Director David Smith, CITV’s performance is believed to be a regional premiere.

CITV Artistic Director David Smith observes, “For our offering of the very entertaining Acis and Galatea I can hardly imagine a more talented ensemble of singers. Our listeners are certainly in for a very special treat, one perfectly scaled to the ideal acoustics of Kinderhook’s Van Buren Hall. And to this we add the region’s premiere chamber orchestra, CITV’s own Broad Street Orchestra. What more could a listener ask for?”

There will be a reception after the performance.

DATE/TIME:
Sunday, November 24, 2019 / 3pm

ADMISSION:
$20
Tickets can be purchased Online at concertsinthevillage.org

LOCATION:
Van Buren Hall
6 Chatham Street
Kinderhook, NY 12106

 

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Concerts in the Village Series in Kinderhook, Nov 10

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Concerts in the Village continues its 10th Anniversary Season on Sunday, November 10, with the Broad Street Chorale, the Broad Street Orchestra and soloists perform well-known works of Ralph Vaughan Williams, one of 20th c. Britain’s most important and popular composers. Included will be the Serenade to Music (1938), The Lark Ascending (1914-1921) with soloist Elizabeth Silver, and the dramatic oratorio Dona nobis pacem (1936) setting texts primarily by Walt Whitman. With the oratorio CITV honors the 200th anniversary of Whitman’s birth.

Composed during the anxious period between WWI and WWII, Dona nobis pacem was written in the hope that there would be no more war. It is not so much an anti-war statement as it is a plea for peace. Utilizing fragments of the Latin Mass, three poems from Whitman’s best-known work, Leaves of Grass, and passages drawn from a powerful address to the British Parliament attempting to avert the Crimean War, this dynamic oratorio touches both nerves and soul, its moods ranging from pastoral contemplation to the drum beats of war. The work’s quiet conclusion affirms Vaughan Williams’ hoped-for resolution, which history was regrettably to deny.

Elizabeth Silver, who performs the violin concerto The Lark Ascending, one of Vaughan Williams’ best-known works, is a member of the Albany Symphony Orchestra and Glimmerglass Opera Orchestra, and since 2012 concertmaster of the Broad Street Orchestra. As a member of the Broad Street Chamber Players, her CITV chamber music performances have been frequent and warmly received, including Stravinsky’s The Soldier’s Tale. Ms. Silver is also known for her teaching, both privately and at the Emma Willard School in Troy.

The Serenade to Music and Dona Nobis Pacem vocal soloists will be soprano Caroline Dunigan and tenor Jon Morrell. Ms. Dunigan has appeared to enthusiastic acclaim in three previous CITV concerts, and now resides in the Washington, DC area. Jon Morrell, resident in Chatham but singing internationally, has often appeared on CITV programs, most recently performing Schubert’s Winterreise with CITV Artistic Director David Smith. Assistant Conductor Noah Palmer, recently appointed Artistic Director of the Battenkill Chorale, will lead The Serenade to Music, a particularly rich setting of text from Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice.

Says CITV Artistic Director David Smith, “The eight concerts of our 10th Anniversary Season say much about our uncompromising programming, our performing strengths, and our institutional history. The body of talent we gather to accomplish this, nearly all of it regionally resident, has made much possible.” The concert on November 10th will be CITV’s 40th performance.

DATE/TIME:
Sunday, November 10, 2019 / 3pm

ADMISSION:
$20
Tickets can be purchased Online at concertsinthevillage.org

LOCATION:
Kinderhook Reformed Church
21 Broad Street
Kinderhook, NY 12106 

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