Music in the Kilmer Mansion presents singers Thomas Goodheart and Jean Goodheart, flutist Jeanne Sperber, and pianist Pej Reitz. The Goodhearts join us to talk about this varied program, which includes music of Copland, Saint-Saens, Liszt, Mozart, Chaminade, Romberg, and Rossini.
Music in the Kilmer Mansion at Temple Concord welcomes duo-pianists Pej Reitz and Jinah Lee for a Four-Hand Piano Concert. Jinah Lee talks about the music by Mozart, Schumann, Rachmaninoff, Piazzolla, Stravinsky, and Barber. She also describes the delicate choreography of hands and elbows that two pianists on the same bench have to negotiate. http://wskg.org/audio/jinah.mp3
The Schorr Family Firehouse Stage of the Goodwill Theatre presents pianist John Covelli to celebrate ten years of concerts there. Maestro Covelli performs music of Chopin, Griffes, Copland, and Kabelevsky, capping off the concert with Gershwin’s one-piano arrangement of ‘Rhapsody in Blue’. He also welcomes pianist Pej Reitz, saxophonist April Lucas, flutists Jeanne Sperber and Nina Stutzman, tenor Steven Nanni, clarinetist Timothy Perry, cellists Hakan Hromek and, in a special recorded segment, Sara Sant’Ambrogio. This special Saturday concert will be at 4pm on October 14. http://wskg.org/audio/Covelli1017.mp3
The Schorr Family Firehouse Stage presents flutist Jeanne Sperber and friends for ‘America the Beautiful Melting Pot’, a concert including music by Elmira-born composer, Charles Tomlinson Griffes, Paul Schoenfield, Katherine Hoover, and the North American premiere of a work by Cuban composer Leo Brouwer. Pej Reitz is the pianist, along with cellist Hakan Tayga-Hromek, and tenor Steven Nanni. http://wskg.org/audio/sperber.mp3
The Orchestra of the Southern Finger Lakes presents a Musician’s Choice concert on Friday, February 10, featuring violinist Augusto Diemecke, cellist Christine Lowe-Diemecke, and pianist Pej Reitz. We hear from the violinist about this concert of music by Arvo Part, Edvard Grieg, and Johannes Brahms.
Photo credit: Orchestra of the Southern Finger Lakes
The Schorr Family Firehouse Stage presents pianist John Covelli in a wide-ranging concert with cellist Hakan Tayga-Hromek, flutist Nina Stutzman, clarinetist Timothy Perry, countertenor Steven Nanni, and pianist Pej Reitz. The concert features music by Henry Cowell, Franz Liszt, Frederick Chopin, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Maurice Ravel. http://wskg.org/audio/crazyquilt.mp3
Theatre Street Productions presents Glitter and Gold: Operatic Jewels of the Gilded Age, music from the era when the Phelps family built their home on Court Street in Binghamton. Soprano Andrea Gregori, mezzo-soprano Kasey Stewart, tenor Steven Nanni, and pianist Margaret Reitz perform selections from opera and Gilbert and Sullivan in the ballroom of the Phelps Mansion. This past summer they performed at the International Gilbert and Sullivan Festival in Harrogate, Great Britain. The Mansion is decorated for the holidays, and the singers are in period costumes. The concert is on Sunday, December 20th at 3pm. http://wskg.org/audio/glitterphelps.mp3
Organist Jonathan Biggers and friends present a varied program at United Presbyterian Church in Binghamton as part of the First Friday celebration. Biggers is joined by singers Stacey Geyer and Lindsay Brown, clarinetist Timothy Perry, pianists Pej Reitz and Christopher Bartlette, and the BU French Horn Quartet. http://wskg.org/audio/jonathanho.mp3
Clarinetist Timothy Perry speaks with WSKG’s Bill Snyder about the concert Incurable Romantics in the Watters Theatre of the Fine Arts Building on the Binghamton University campus. He and pianist Pej Reitz are joined by organist Jonathan Biggers, bassoonist Martha Weber and clarinetist Sarah Chandler for a program of works by Brahms, Piazzolla, Richard Strauss, Ponchielli, Cavallini, and Verdi/Lovreglio. http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-1036364.mp3