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ASO to perform reimagined Mozart Requiem
TROY

ASO to perform reimagined Mozart Requiem

Thursday, March 19, 2015
Sleeping Giant, a collective of six composers, has created an ending for Mozart's unfinished Requiem, which the Albany Symphony Orchestra will perform this weekend.
 
‘Voice’ contestant Fredericks a regular teen
GLEN

‘Voice’ contestant Fredericks a regular teen

Monday, March 16, 2015
After leaving the bright lights in Los Angeles and returning home to rural Montgomery County, teenage singing sensation Sawyer Fredericks’ life hasn’t really changed. Except that "now I am responding to fan mail and people know me in the community.”
 

Eric Church delivers hits to enthusiastic crowd

Friday, March 13, 2015
Country star Eric Church and opener Drive-by Truckers, stars in a different league, played a pretty full Times Union Center Thursday night. Most of the crowd skipped the first act, missing an excellent 45-minute set of good, soulful alt-country.
 
Simmonds brings Savoy Brown to Van Dyck

Simmonds brings Savoy Brown to Van Dyck

Thursday, March 12, 2015
Guitarist Kim Simmonds, a dependable, durable journeyman, deeply steeped in blues sounds and traditions, brings his band Savoy Brown to the Van Dyck on Friday.
 
New Riders back in the saddle
ALBANY

New Riders back in the saddle

Thursday, March 12, 2015
New Riders formed during the summer of 1969, are touring again and making a stop Friday at The Egg in Albany.
 
Performer Brassy focuses on lyrics, rhyme
ALBANY

Performer Brassy focuses on lyrics, rhyme

Thursday, March 12, 2015
Luke Olensky, AKA Luca Brassy, will perform at a cancer benefit concert at Glennpeter Jewelers Diamond Centre in Albany on Friday.
 
Talea Ensemble to play avant-garde Poppe work
TROY

Talea Ensemble to play avant-garde Poppe work

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
On Friday, the 24 members of the contemporary music ensemble Talea will perform German composer Enno Poppe’s “Speicher” in its U.S. premiere at EMPAC.
 
Review: St. Vincent takes crowd on trip to tomorrow
CLIFTON PARK

Review: St. Vincent takes crowd on trip to tomorrow

Sunday, March 8, 2015
Review: Annie Clark, known as St. Vincent, played her far-out set to a sold-out Upstate Concert Hall Saturday night.
 
Erykah Badu, Cassandra Wilson set for Freihofer’s Jazz

Erykah Badu, Cassandra Wilson set for Freihofer’s Jazz

Sunday, March 8, 2015
Erykah Badu, Cassandra Wilson, Al Di Meola, Sheila E. and the Django Festival All-Stars are among the 20 acts set to perform at the 38th annual Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival, June 27-28 at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center.
 

Justin Townes Earle tells all in beautifully crafted songs

Thursday, March 5, 2015
“I think it’s clear we hold our heroes to a higher standard,” Justin Townes Earle said early on in his performance at The Egg’s Swyer Theatre on Wednesday night.
 
Wery composition to mark SCCC anniversary

Wery composition to mark SCCC anniversary

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Composing a piece of music to help Schenectady County Community College celebrate its 45th year was a bit of a challenge for Brett Wery. But he succeeded. When the college holds its School of Music Chamber Music Series to help commemorate its 45th year at 7:30 p.m. next Tuesday in the Taylor Auditorium, Wery will present an original work titled “Oot-kwa-tah.”
 
Opera-to-go brings musical stories to kids

Opera-to-go brings musical stories to kids

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Opera Saratoga hopes to make opera and kids a likely partnership.
 

Ashu demonstrates classical sax virtuosity

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
To find a virtuoso on the classical saxophone is uncommon even on the international level. But if there’s a list of the top ten, Ashu must lead the pack.
 
ALBANY

Review: Salvant sensational on final night of Bridge Jazz Festival

Sunday, March 1, 2015
Review: The sensational Cecile McLorin Salvant climaxed the Bridge Jazz Festival on Saturday, singing the roof off the Massry Center at The College of Saint Rose.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Review: Ensemble interacts with audience through Taiko drumming

Sunday, March 1, 2015
Review: Nine members from the Genki Spark, a multi-generational group of women of Asian descent, gave their own kind of sparkle Saturday night at Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center as part of the 2nd annual Women of Color Conference.
 
 

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