Mitsuko Uchida, Carnegie Hall, NYC, Japan, Schubert, piano, classical music, concert

Mitsuko Uchida to Perform an All-Schubert Program at Carnegie Hall 🗓 🗺

Mitsuko Uchida, Piano Saturday, May 4 from 8:00 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall – 57th Street and 7th Avenue Admission: $25 to $165 The magnificent Mitsuko Uchida, praised for her “probing and magisterial” Schubert (The New York Times), continues her multi-season exploration devoted to the Austrian master. A youthful sonata brimming with melody opens the program, which also features the … Continue reading Mitsuko Uchida to Perform an All-Schubert Program at Carnegie Hall 🗓 🗺
Migiwa Miyajima, Miggy Augmented Orchestra, jazz, orchestra, big band, Birdland, NYC, Japan, concert

Miggy Augmented Orchestra Returns to Birdland 🗓 🗺

Miggy Augmented Orchestra Sunday, May 5 at 6:00 p.m. (Doors open at 5:00 p.m.) Birdland Jazz Club – 315 W. 44th Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues) Admission: $30 Composer and pianist Migiwa Miyajima takes the stage to lead Miggy Augmented Orchestra, her 17-piece jazz orchestra that showcases her vibrant, original compositions. Miyajima’s music reflects the complexities and hues of her own journey, while her … Continue reading Miggy Augmented Orchestra Returns to Birdland 🗓 🗺
Lew Tabackin, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Monday Michiru, JAZZ at Kitano, jazz, Kitano Hotel, NYC, Japan, concert

Lew Tabackin Birthday Bash at JAZZ at Kitano 🗓 🗺

Lew Tabackin Birthday Bash Friday, March 29 at 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. Saturday, March 30 at 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. JAZZ at Kitano – 66 Park Avenue at E. 38th Street Admission: $34 cover, $20 food an beverage minimum Celebrate the birthday of flautist and tenor saxophonist Lew Tabackin, who turned 79 on March 26, with two shows at JAZZ at Kitano. Tabackin … Continue reading Lew Tabackin Birthday Bash at JAZZ at Kitano 🗓 🗺
Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra, WHCO, music, Toru Takemitsu, A Thousand Cranes, concert, orchestra, Kenji Bunch, Karen Tanaka, Christopher Theofanidis

“A Thousand Cranes” Offers a Taste of the Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra’s Diverse Programming

In the early 1940s, Duke Ellington implored us to “Take the ‘A’ Train” to Sugar Hill in Harlem. If you take it a few more stops to 181st Street, you’ll come upon the Fort Washington Collegiate Church, where you can hear the Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra perform monthly concerts that go beyond the typical classical music fare of the Three B’s: Beethoven, Bach, and Brahms. … Continue reading “A Thousand Cranes” Offers a Taste of the Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra’s Diverse Programming
Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra, WHCO, Kenji Bunch, Toru Takemitsu, Karen Tanaka, Christopher Theofanidis, strings, orchestra, music, concert

Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra and Tampopo Ramen Present “A Thousand Cranes” 🗓 🗺

A Thousand Cranes – Featuring Tampopo Ramen Saturday, February 23 from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Fort Washington Collegiate Church – 729 W. 181st Street (between Fort Washington Avenue and Magaw Place) Admission: Free Led by music director Chris Whittaker, the strings of the WHCO come together to perform music inspired by Japan and Japanese American composers. Kenji Bunch’s “Supermaximum” opens the program, a work … Continue reading Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra and Tampopo Ramen Present “A Thousand Cranes” 🗓 🗺