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Preview: concert of Mozart and Honegger in Watertown

The Sackets Harbor Vocal Arts Ensemble, along with the Trinity Episcopal Festival Choir and Orchestra, will perform Mozart's Requiem and a dramatic oratorio, King David, by Swiss composer Arthur Honegger at Trinity Episcopal Church in Watertown on Sunday (4pm). King David includes dramatic narration, choruses and solo arias. Todd Moe talks with Music Director Richard Probert for a preview of the concert.

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ONNY Conductor Ken Andrews in action. Photo: ONNY
ONNY Conductor Ken Andrews in action. Photo: ONNY

Preview: Orchestra of Northern New York's spring concert in Potsdam

NCPR is media sponsor for the Orchestra of Northern New York's spring concert this Saturday night (7:30) at Hosmer Hall in Potsdam. Todd Moe spoke with ONNY Music Director/Conductor Ken Andrews, who says the concert will include "Circle of Faith" featuring Native American drummers and dancers, and Beethoven's uplifting Symphony No. 7.  Go to full article
Maestro Charles Peltz
Maestro Charles Peltz

Glens Falls Symphony's string concert: Mozart and Barber favorites

It'll be all things strings at the Glens Falls Symphony's winter concert this Sunday afternoon. The program includes some of conductor Charles Peltz's favorite works by Mozart, Barber and William Schuman. Peltz spoke with Todd Moe about Sunday's concert in the Glens Falls High School auditorium (4 pm). Peltz says he enjoys conducting "high quality" musicians for a sophisticated audience. He says his goal is to entertain and challenge the listener.  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
Veronica Jochum
Veronica Jochum

Preview: Tribute to Mozart tonight

Celebrated pianist Veronica Jochum gives a musical tribute to Mozart tonight (7:30) in Snell Music Theater at SUNY-Potsdam. Todd Moe has this preview.  Go to full article

Crane Celebrates Mozart's 250th Birthday

Several members of the Crane School of Music faculty will celebrate the 250th birthday of Mozart with a gala concert featuring his music in Snell Music Theatre Friday night (7:30). Todd Moe talks with Mozart scholar Gary Busch at Crane about the classical composer's legacy.  Go to full article

The Quintessential Mozart

Todd Moe talks with Orchestra of Northern New York conductor Kenneth Andrews about this Sunday afternoon's concert, entitled Vienna After Dark - the Quintessential Mozart.  Go to full article
Artwork by cast member Stephanie Horowitz, inspired by Wachtmeister's <i>The Flutist</i>.
Artwork by cast member Stephanie Horowitz, inspired by Wachtmeister's The Flutist.

Crane Opera Ensemble Adapts Mozart's The Magic Flute

The Crane Opera Ensemble presents its adaptation of Mozart's The Magic Flute this weekend. It's called Eine Kleine Magic Flute--A Little Magic Flute.  Go to full article

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