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Preview: Lake George Music Festival

One of the newest arts festivals in the Lake George region kicks off next week. Student and professional musicians from around the world will gather in Lake George village for a new series of classical music concerts. The three concerts will be performed at area churches next Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. The concerts are free.

Todd Moe spoke with Alexander Lombard, founder of the Lake George Summer Music Festival, who says the idea came after a visit to the Aspen Music Festival in Colorado. Lombard says one of the appealing aspects of next week's festival in Lake George will be student and professional musicians performing together.  Go to full article
The Reese Project (Facebook)
The Reese Project (Facebook)

A concert of classical and jazz favorites

The Reese Project is an unlikely pairing of Jazz flute and Classical cello. Laurie and Tom Reese reside in the heart of Pennsylvania's Amish country. She is classically trained cellist and he is a lifelong jazz artist. They'll be in Saranac Lake this weekend to perform at Saranac Village at Will Rogers with their jazz trio. The concert is titled "Bach, Bolling and Bop". Todd Moe and Barb Heller have this preview.  Go to full article
Clarinetist Jon Manasse
Clarinetist Jon Manasse

ONNY celebrates the music of three great composers

The Orchestra of Northern New York will pay tribute to three composers in Potsdam's Hosmer Hall on Saturday night. The concert, titled A Mozart, Barber and Schumann Celebration, also features Jon Manasse, one of the world's finest clarinetists. Manasse will perform Mozart's Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra, which is considered one of the best wind concertos written by Mozart and a challenging piece for soloists. Todd Moe spoke with Manasse, who admits that he wasn't an instant fan of the clarinet.  Go to full article

Crane Piano Competition takes the stage (and classroom) in Potsdam this weekend

This weekend some of the finest young pianists in the world will be in Potsdam for the 5th Julia Crane International Piano Competition. Joel Hurd talked with Artistic Director Dr. Paul Wyse and has a preview.  Go to full article
ONNY bass players Paul Mach (left) and Harry Schenawolf rehearse for the concert. Photo by Jim Christensen.
ONNY bass players Paul Mach (left) and Harry Schenawolf rehearse for the concert. Photo by Jim Christensen.

Preview: ONNY?s ?Patriotic Pops? concert

This evening in Potsdam, the Orchestra of Northern New York will hold their annual celebration of Canada Day and the 4th of July with a concert of largely patriotic music. But the concert will also be the setting for the premiere of a piece that already has an interesting history, and it hasn't even been played for the public yet. Joel Hurd tells us more.  Go to full article
The Biava Quartet
The Biava Quartet

String Quartet, Op. 74 #3, "The Rider," by Franz Joseph Haydn, performed by The Biava Quartet

The Church in the Hollow in Saranac NY hosts the Hill and Hollow Music series. One of this season's finest performances was by The Biava Quartet. In this live concert excerpt recorded March 26, 2006, we hear them perform the String Quartet, Op. 74 #3, "The Rider," by Franz Joseph Haydn.  Go to full article

Preview: Ottawa Int'l Chamber Music Festival

Todd Moe talks with Julian Armour, Artistic Director of the Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival, one of Canada's major cultural events. Crowds are lining up at venues throughout Ottawa this week to hear some of the world's best chamber and classical musicians.  Go to full article

Quartet in D minor 3rd movement, Mozart and Quartet No. 3, 2nd movement, Shostakovich, performed by the Alexander String Quartet

The Alexander String Quartet has been an regular annual visitor to St. Lawrence University to perform and teach. They crowded into the NCPR studio on October 1, 2001.

The Alexander String Quartet: Ge-Fang Yang, first violin; Frederick Lifsitz, second violin; Paul Yarbrough, viola; Sandy Wilson, cello.  Go to full article

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