CARNEGIE HALL FAMILY CONCERT: THE DECLASSIFIED
Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 1:00 p.m.
SERGEI PROKOFIEV "March" from The Love for Three Oranges, Op. 33
FRANZ SCHUBERT "Allegro" from String Trio in B-flat Major, D. 471
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN "Allegro Sostenuto" from Duo No. 3 in B-flat Major for Clarinet and Bassoon, WoO 27
ASTOR PIAZZOLLA Escualo
BOHUSLAV MARTINU La Revue de Cuisine
JOHANNES BRAHMS "Rondo alla Zingarese" from Piano Quartet No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 25
Discover what makes music cook with The Declassified,
an exciting new collective of some of the world's best and brightest
young professional musicians dedicated to world-class artistry,
revelatory audience engagement, and innovative programming.
Tickets: $9, $15
NEIGHBORHOOD CONCERT: FALU
Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 7:30 p.m.
Jamaica Performing Arts Center
Hailing from the Jaipur musical tradition, Falu’s genre-defining “Indie-Hindi” vocal style has been called “ethereal and transcendent” by BillboardMagazine.
With a mix of original songs in English flavored with classic Indian
ragas and Bollywood numbers, Falu is widely recognized for seamlessly
blending her signature modern rock style with an impressive vocal
Thanks to New York City Council Member Leroy Comrie for making this concert possible.
NEIGHBORHOOD CONCERT: SO PERCUSSION
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
Friday, April 19, 2013 at 8:00 p.m.
LaGuardia Performing Arts Center at LaGuardia Community College
Using unexpected instruments like coffee cans, conch shells, and a cactus, the Brooklyn-based quartet So Percussion
ventures out of the box by playing a range of new music by classical
composers and popular artists. Whether performing in a concert hall or a
rock venue, So Percussion is right at home projecting sheer excitement
in its performances, which have been called “astonishing and entrancing”
by Billboard Magazine.
MCGRAW-HILL CARNEGIE KIDS: SHINE AND THE MOONBEAMS
Saturday, March 9 2013 at 4:00 p.m.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 2:00 p.m.
Bronx Library Center
Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 2:00 p.m.
Snug Harbor Cultural Center
Family music’s first soul band Shine and the Moonbeams
captures the fun, sweetness, and simplicity of youth in a groovy
R&B package. With compassionate verses on important subject matter
such as standing up to bullies and celebrating individuality, kids and
adults will identify with Shine’s insightful lyrics and soulful
NEIGHBORHOOD CONCERT: ROGÉRIO BOCCATO QUARTETO
Friday, March 15, 2013 at 7:30 p.m.
The Performance Project @ University Settlement
Brazilian percussionist Rogério Boccato’s
After Bossa Nova Project breathes new life into music by great composers
from the post–bossa-nova generation, such as Toninho Horta, Egberto
Gismonti, Milton Nascimento, and Edu Lobo. With uncontainable, inventive
performances grounded in fluid interaction between musicians, his
quartet extracts motifs from lesser-known songs to use as a springboard
for on-the-spot group compositions.
NEIGHBORHOOD CONCERT: VERY BE CAREFUL
Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 4:00 p.m.
El Museo del Barrio
Rousing fans to boogie and shake to the sounds of a Colombian coastal beat, Very Be Careful is
alive with rhythmic, pulsating grooves that pull dancers to their feet
and splash smiles across the faces of listeners. With a Caribbean soul
and a Californian heart, this ultimate good-times bar band embraces its
Latin roots with a devotion to the vallenato folk music of its Colombian ancestors, and mixes in a contemporary funk feel.
NEIGHBORHOOD CONCERT: CLAUDIA ACUÑA
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 7:30 p.m.
Harlem Stage at The Gatehouse
Chilean singer-songwriter Claudia Acuña
sings mainly in Spanish, but her soulful, crooning alto transcends all
language barriers with its powerful sense of freedom and heartfelt
emotion. Born in Santiago, Chile, this cognac-voiced siren lives in New
York City but remains fiercely committed to her rich heritage. A real
success story, Acuña worked the coat check at the Blue Note for almost a
decade before headlining the bill at the famed jazz venue. Now she’s
making it big on jazz giant Branford Marasalis’s label, Marsalis Music.
NEIGHBORHOOD CONCERT: THE TOOMAI STRING QUINTET
Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 2:00 p.m.
Queens Library @ Flushing
MANUEL PONCE Tres canciones mexicanas (arr. Andrew Roitstein)
•• La barca del marino
•• Cuiden su vida
MARIO LAVISTA Reflejos de la noche
CARLOS CHÁVEZ Largo, liberamente from String Quartet No. 2
- intermission -
MANUEL PONCE Suite cubana (arr. Andrew Roitstein)
•• Serenata marina
•• Paz de ocaso
ERNESTO LECUONA Zambra gitana (arr. Andrew Roitstein)
ERNESTO LECUONA En tres por cuatro (arr. Andrew Roitstein)
ERNESTO LECUONA A la antigua (arr. Andrew Roitstein)
ISRAEL LOPEZ "A gozar con mi combo" (arr. Andrew Roitstein)
BENY MORÉ "Bonito y sabroso" (arr. Andrew Roitstein)
ANTONIO CASTRO "No encuentro palabras" (arr. Andrew Roitstein)
ERNESTO DUARTE "Cómo fue" (arr. Andrew Roitstein)
OBDULIO MORALES "Dame Bururu" (arr. Andrew Roitstein)
The fun and fresh Toomai String Quintet is all about
connecting with its audiences. It’s making its mark on the classical
music scene through its engaging concerts in untraditional venues around
the country, performing classical and modern repertoire, as well as
music from all corners of the world. The Toomai String Quintet and
special guest vocalist Alina Roitstein serve up a
program of classical Cuban and Mexican music, along with fresh
arrangements with salsa, Latin jazz, and mariachi flavors.
MCGRAW-HILL CARNEGIE KIDS: THE ITTY BIDDIES
Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 1:00 p.m.
Brooklyn Public Library, Central Library
The Itty Biddies are a trio of sweet
songstresses with cool, clubby roots that will lift audiences out of
their seats from the first note. Their show takes audiences on a journey
of imagination of story and song, from an African safari to the big
skies of Texas and back on the subway in New York City. The Itty
Biddies’ soaring vocals, paired with ukulele and bass has been called
“the smoothest 45 minutes in kiddie concert history” by Time Out New York Kids, and will have both adults and kids singing and dancing all the way home.
NEIGHBORHOOD CONCERT: ENSEMBLE ACJW
Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.
Our Saviour's Atonement Lutheran Church
JOHN HARBISON Wind Quintet
MAURICE RAVEL Sonata for Violin and Cello
ANTONÍN DVORÁK Piano Quintet No. 2 in A Major, Op. 81
Innovative and boundary breaking, Ensemble ACJW is an
inspirational collective of young professional musicians on a two-year
fellowship with Carnegie Hall and The Juilliard School. When these
extraordinarily talented fellows aren’t teaching in New York City public
schools, they’re presenting edgy, provocative concerts that are
revolutionizing how musicians perform and engage with their audiences.
CARNEGIE HALL FAMILY CONCERT: POLYGRAPH
Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 1:00 p.m.
Combining a variety of unusual, zany instruments—including a
didgeridoo, theremin, and melodica—along with choreography for the
whole audience, Polygraph Lounge guides families through virtuosic improvisation and song using musical magic.
Tickets: $9, $15
NEIGHBORHOOD CONCERT: JASPER STRING QUARTET
Friday, April 26, 2013 at 8:00 p.m.
LaGuardia Performing Arts Center at LaGuardia Community College
The exquisite Jasper String Quartet takes
ensemble unity and expression to a whole new level of refinement,
delivering incisive and powerful readings of formidable classics and
fresh new works. The string players are decorated with a variety of
prizes and just recently completed a residency at Oberlin Conservatory.
This fun-loving, innovative quartet is also deeply involved in
educational outreach programs with schools and the community—during
their Banff Centre residency, they launched “guerilla chamber music”
concerts in unusual settings all around Alberta, Canada.
COMMUNITY SING: THE PEOPLE SING AND DANCE WITH THE BROADWAY ALL-STAR VOICES
Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 3:00 p.m.
Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts
Imagine being on a lit-up Broadway stage—now get ready to sing and dance with real Broadway all-stars! Composer Thomas Cabaniss, musical director of Chicago: The Musical Leslie Stifelman, and choreographer Melissa Rae Mahonwill guide you through the show-stopping, electrifying numbers of your most beloved Broadway musicals.
Community Sing events are part of the Neighborhood Concert Series.
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