Soprano Katherine Whyte and Pianist Joel Harder Present ‘From Salon to Stage’

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The Binghamton University Music Department presents ‘From Salon to Stage’, a program of art songs by Gabriel Faure and Sergei Rachmaninoff on the first half, and cabaret songs by Arnold Schoenberg, Kurt Weill, Jerome Kern, George Gershwin, and William Bolcom. Soprano Katherine Whyte and pianist Joel Harder perform on Friday, December 2 at 7:30pm in United Presbyterian Church, 42 Chenango Street in Binghamton.  

 

Photo credit: Binghamton University Music Department

Soprano Katherine Whyte and Pianist Joel Harder Present 'From Salon to Stage'

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The Binghamton University Music Department presents ‘From Salon to Stage’, a program of art songs by Gabriel Faure and Sergei Rachmaninoff on the first half, and cabaret songs by Arnold Schoenberg, Kurt Weill, Jerome Kern, George Gershwin, and William Bolcom. Soprano Katherine Whyte and pianist Joel Harder perform on Friday, December 2 at 7:30pm in United Presbyterian Church, 42 Chenango Street in Binghamton.  

 

Photo credit: Binghamton University Music Department

Anastasia Rizikov and Michael Davidman Play Piano Four-Hands

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Classical Pianists of the Future are putting together two of their most popular performers in an evening consisting of a short solo program from each of them, followed by music for piano four-hands, including Franz Schubert’s Fantaisie in F, Maurice Ravel’s Rapsodie Espagnol, Claude Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun in Ravel’s arrangement, and George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue.  Anastasia Rizikov and Michael Davidman talk about the excitement of collaborating at the same piano, and the challenges of practicing when the other is not there.   The program is on Saturday, October 29 at 7:30pm in the United Presbyterian Church, 42 Chenango Street in downtown Binghamton. http://wskg.org/audio/1026piano.mp3

 

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"Ho! Ho! Ho!" brings a festive start to December

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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

 

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"There and Back Again" presents early and contemporary music for recorder

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Recorder player Jeff Wahl is presenting There and Back Again on Friday, November 20th at 7:00pm in United Presbyterian Church on Chenango St. in downtown Binghamton. Along with tenor Tony Villecco, cellist Hakan Tayga-Hromek, and keyboardist John Isenberg, they present early music for recorder, as well as modern works.  Jeff demonstrates his new recorder, which duplicates the range and power of the modern flute. http://wskg.org/audio/jeffwahl.mp3

 

 

 

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The Madrigal Choir goes on the road

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Bruce Borton, Artistic Director of the Madrigal Choir of Binghamton, talks about their upcoming concert, From Stage & Screen, music from opera and operetta and the Broadway stage, Academy Award-winning songs, and Disney classics.  For this concert the choir will perform their Saturday evening concert at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Norwich, and their Sunday afternoon concert at United Presbyterian Church in Binghamton. http://www.wskg.org/audio/stagescreen.mp3

 

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Jonathan Biggers presents "Ho, Ho, Ho!" at United Presbyterian Church

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Organist Jonathan Biggers talks with WSKG’s Bill Snyder about his holiday concert at United Presbyterian Church. The First Friday event includes music by Tchaikovsky, J.S. Bach, Olivier Messiaen and there’s even a sing-along. http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wskg/local-wskg-1037709.mp3

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