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The American Frontier

The Orchestra of Northern New York under the direction of Kenneth Andrews in Hosmer Hall at SUNY Potsdam June 30, 2010. This celebration of American song features selections from the late 18th century to the early 20th century.  Go to full article

"The Carnival of the Animals" by Camille Saint-Saens

The Orchestra of Northern New York under the direction of Kenneth Andrews performing The Carnival of the Animals by Camille Saint-Saens. Featuring Eugenia Tsarov and Kirk Severtson, piano, and SUNY Potsdam President Dr. John Schwaller, narration. March 27, 2010 in Hosmer Hall at SUNY Potsdam.  Go to full article

La Poule from Sixieme Concert

The Orchestra of Northern New York under the direction of Kenneth Andrews performing at St. Mary's Church, Potsdam, NY. February 7, 2010.  Go to full article

"March" from The Love for Three Oranges, Op. 33bis (1919) by Prokofiev

The Orchestra of Northern New York under the direction of Kenneth Andrews performing in Hosmer Hall at SUNY Potsdam. October 24, 2009.  Go to full article
Dr. Arthur Frackenpohl
Dr. Arthur Frackenpohl

Dr. Arthur Frackenpohl's 85th Birthday Celebration Concert

On May 2, 2009 musicians from across the region got together at SUNY Potsdam to celebrate Dr. Arthur Frackenpohl's 85th birthday through his music. It features performances by Crane School of Music faculty and students as well as the choir from the First Presbyterian Church of Potsdam with compositions covering 61 years of Art Frackenpohl's career, from a 1948 work for clarinet and piano to a 2009 piece written for brass quintet.  Go to full article
Claire Black and Ginevra Ventre of the Elegua Duo.
Claire Black and Ginevra Ventre of the Elegua Duo.

The Elegua Duo performs movements 1 & 4 of Rachmaninoff's Cello Sonata.

The Elegua Duo, Pianist Claire Black (from Long Lake) and Cellist Ginevra Ventre were nice enough to let us record their concert at St. Bernard's Church in Saranac Lake on July 30, 2009. Here's an excerpt.  Go to full article

from Platero y yo, performed by Lynn McGrath, excerpt 1

North Country classical guitarist Lynn McGrath shares music written by Italian composer Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco to accompany sections of Platero y yo, a popular work by Spanish poet Juan Ramon Jimenez. McGrath also provides her own translations of the poetry.  Go to full article

from Platero y yo, performed by Lynn McGrath, excerpt 2

North Country classical guitarist Lynn McGrath shares music written by Italian composer Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco to accompany sections of Platero y yo, a popular work by Spanish poet Juan Ramon Jimenez. McGrath also provides her own translations of the poetry.  Go to full article

Layssies moy coy, je vous en prye

Asteria performs Layssies moy coy, je vous en prye by Johannes le Grant (fl. 1420-1440). Recorded November 16, 2008 at the Church in the Hollow in Saranac, NY, as part of the Hill and Hollow Music series.  Go to full article

Mon povre cuer

Asteria performs Mon povre cuer, anon. Recorded November 16, 2008 at the Church in the Hollow in Saranac, NY, as part of the Hill and Hollow Music series.  Go to full article

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