An Evening of Chamber Music with Pianist Mika Sasaki and Cellist Mitch Lyon
Apr
28
4:30 PM16:30

An Evening of Chamber Music with Pianist Mika Sasaki and Cellist Mitch Lyon

Pianist Mika Sasaki is a sought-after recitalist, chamber musician, and educator based in New York City. Since her concerto debut with the Sinfonia of Cambridge (U.K.) at age seven, she appeared twice with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, and more recently, with the 92Y Orchestra. She has performed at Weill Recital Hall, Steinway Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Peter J. Sharp Theater, Palazzo Chigi Saracini (Italy), Minatomirai Hall (Japan), Tokyo Bunka Kaikan (Japan), Ozawa Hall at Tanglewood, and live on WQXR and WFMT radio.

Cellist Mitchell Lyon approaches music making with a zeal for harnessing the unique power of musical experience. At home with audiences of all types, he has performed in venues ranging from Carnegie Hall to intimate private homes. 

An accomplished chamber musician, Mitch specializes in ensemble collaborations that run the gamut from classical piano trios, to crossover string quartets, to jazz combos, to dance and theater collaborations. His crossover trio project, Empire Wild, is currently recording their debut EP featuring original music and songs for cellos, voice and piano.

All are welcome. Free childcare is available.

$25 suggested donation. Champagne reception included.

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Organ Music w/Kent Tritle
Mar
22
7:30 PM19:30

Organ Music w/Kent Tritle

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Kent Tritle is one of America’s leading choral conductors. Called “the brightest star in New York’s choral music world” by The New York Times, he is Director of Cathedral Music and Organist at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City; Music Director of Musica Sacra, the longest continuously performing professional chorus in New York; and Music Director of the Oratorio Society of New York, the acclaimed 200-voice volunteer chorus.

In addition, Kent is Director of Choral Activities at the Manhattan School of Music and is a member of the graduate faculty of The Juilliard School. Also an acclaimed organ virtuoso, Kent Tritle is the organist of the New York Philharmonic and the American Symphony Orchestra and a member of the organ faculty of the Manhattan School of Music.

All are welcome. Free childcare is available.

$25 suggested donation. Champagne reception included.

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Bluegrass Club Night @LUND HALL
Feb
22
7:30 PM19:30

Bluegrass Club Night @LUND HALL

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With Bluegrass as their North Star, Angry O’Haras combine fiddle, guitar, banjo, and bass, to create spectacular three- and four-part harmonies. Join us as for a lively night of traditional folk, reimagined favorites, and lots of new music with an added twist.

Refreshments will be served during the performance.

All are welcome. Free childcare is available.

$25 suggested donation

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