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Summer Arts Preview/Classical Music: Fleming has SPAC date

Summer Arts Preview/Classical Music: Fleming has SPAC date

Soprano Renee Fleming appearance at SPAC is much anticipated.
Summer Arts Preview/Classical Music: Fleming has SPAC date
Renee Fleming will perform with the Philadelphia Orchestra at SPAC on Aug. 18.

• The Albany Symphony Orchestra’s American Music Festival offers the newest contemporary sounds in various ensemble combinations with much skill and panache. Experimental Media and Performance Arts Center. June 9-12

• New and newish operas are big this summer and all are possible to attend: Glass’ “The Witches of Venice” (July 2, Spa Little Theatre) and Catan’s “Il Postino” (July 7), both at Opera Saratoga; Ward’s “The Crucible” (July 23) at Glimmerglass Opera; and the world premiere of Mack’s “Roscoe” (Aug. 3) at Seagle Colony.

• The original score of Copland’s “Appalachian Spring” is sure to get a sensational reading at the Saratoga Chamber Music Festival with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center players. Spa Little Theatre, Aug. 7

• Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony (Aug. 3), favorite violinist Sarah Chang (Aug. 4), and a new Michael Torke piece (Aug. 5) and all with the Philadelphia Orchestra. What can be better? Saratoga Performing Arts Center

• Soprano Renee Fleming, known as the Beautiful Voice, is one of the opera world’s greatest divas. She’ll be making a rare local appearance to sing favorite arias with the Philadelphia Orchestra. Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Aug. 18

— Gazette classical music writer Geraldine Freedman


Albany Symphony Orchestra. David Alan Miller, music director. 465-4755, www.albanysymphony.com

All concerts at Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center, Troy

June 9: “Composer to Center Stage” reading session

June 10: Dogs of Desire

June 10: “Music of the Americas” with Clarice Assad, Off the Cliff

June 11: Stephen Gosling, Blair McMillan, pianos. Adams, Tower

June 11: American Music Festival: “Songs of the Rolling Earth.” Stucky, Kernis, Montgomery (world premiere), Loiacono (world premiere)

June 12: “Songs of the Earth” Yale University graduate composers

Aston Magna Festival. 413-528-3595, 800-875-7156, www.astonmagna.org

Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, Simon’s Rock College, Great Barrington, MA; Brandeis University, Waltham, Mass; Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington. Pre-concert talks one hour before concerts.

June 16: 17th century arias by Monteverdi, Marini, Rossi, Marazzoli. Brandeis

June 17: See June 16. Bard

June 18: See June 16. Simon’s

June 23: Handel, Corelli, Purcell, Leclair, Alex Burtzos (world premiere). Brandeis

June 24: See June 23. Bard

June 25: See June 23. Simon’s

June 30: All-Mozart. Todd Williams, Liinda Dempf, natural horns; strings. Brandeis

July 1: See June 30. Bard

July 2: See June 30. Simon’s

July 7: All-Bach. Baroque ensemble, voices. Brandeis

July 8: See July 7. Bard

July 9: See July 7. Mahaiwe

Bard Summerscape and Music Festival. Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson. American Symphony Orchestra. Leon Botstein, conductor. 845-758-7425, www.bard.edu/fishercenter

July 22, 24, 27, 29, 31: Mascagni “Iris”

Aug. 5: Bard Festival Chorale; The Orchestra Now. Puccini, Mercadante, Verdi, Ponchielli, Boito, Catalani, Mascagni

Aug. 6: American Symphony Orchestra. Puccini, Martucci

Aug. 7: Bard Festival Chorale, The Orchestra Now. Puccini, Massenet

Aug. 13: Bard Festival Chorale; American Symphony Orchestra. Puccini, Pizzeti, Malipiero, Casella, Petrassi

Aug. 14: Bard Festival Chorale; American Symphony Orchestra. Puccini, Berio, Busoni

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel. 800-745-3000, www.bethelwoodscenter.org

Aug. 6: Hudson Valley Philharmonic

Berkshire Bach Society. First Congregational Church, 251 Main St., Great Barrington, Mass. 413-528-9277, www.berkshirebach.org

June 4: First Congregational Church, 251 Main St., Great Barrington. James Bagwell, conductor; Helena Baillie, violin. Vivaldi, Mozart, Bach, Zelenka

Capital Region Wind Ensemble. Brett Wery, conductor. 381-1231, www.sunysccc.edu/academic/music

June 3: Taylor Auditorium. Glinka, Schwantner, Grainger, Walton

Caroga Lake Music Festival. Caroga Lake. 835-3425, www.carogalakemusicfestival.org

July 21: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 1 North Market, Johnstown. Chamber music

July 23: Canada Lake Store and Marine Barge, Canada Lake. Cara Samantha, vocals; festival players. Alternative/originals

July 29: Caroga Museum, 145 London Bridge Road, Caroga Lake. Chamber music

July 30: Caroga Chapel, 106 Chapel Road, Caroga Lake. Chamber music

July 31: Canada Lake Barge, Canada Lake. Cara Samantha, vocals; festival players. Alternative/originals

Aug. 5: Caroga Chapel. Chamber music

Aug. 6: Caroga Chapel. Chamber music

Aug. 7: Mayfield Presbyterian Church, 22 North Main St., Mayfield. String orchestra

Aug. 11: St. John’s Episcopal Church, Johnstown. Chamber music

Aug. 12: St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 138 Washington Ave., Cobleskill. Chamber music

Aug. 13: Caroga Chapel. Chamber music

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Spa Little Theatre, Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Springs. 584-9330, www.spac.org. Chamber Chats 45 minutes prior to concert.

Aug. 7: Haydn, Schubert, Ravel, Copland. Michael Brown, piano; Ying Fu, Erin Keefe, Marc Rovetti, violins; Mihai Marica, cello; Tara Helen O’Connor, flute; Alex Fiterstein, clarinet; Philadelphia Orchestra members

Aug. 9: Beethoven, Schubert, Mendelssohn, Ravel. Michael Brown, Wu Han, pianos; Erin Keefe, Danbi Um, violins; Mihai Marica, cello; Richard O’Neil, viola; Tara Helen O’Connor, flute

Aug. 14: Schubert, Harbison, Previn, Bolcom, O’Connor, Gershwin. Michelle Areyzaga, soprano; Alessio Bax, Wu Han, pianos; Ani Kavafian, violin; Matthew Lipman,viola; David Finckel, cello

Aug. 16: Beethoven, Schubert, Faure. Michelle Areyzaga, soprano; Alessio Bax, Wu Han, pianos; Ani Kavafian, violin; Matthew Lipman, viola; David Finckel, cello; David Shifrin, clarinet

Aug. 21: Schumann, Mozart, Mendelssohn. Wu Qian, piano; Alex Sitkovetsky, Kyoko Takezawa, violins; Paul Neubauer, Matthew Lipman, violas; Dmitri Atapine, David Finckel, cellos

Aug. 23: Gliere, Moszkowski, Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky. Wu Han, Wu Qian, pianos; Alex Sitkovetsky, Kyoko Takezawa, violins; Paul Neubauer, Matthew Lipman, violas; David Finckel, Dmitri Atapine, cellos

Clifton Common Stage. Vischer Ferry Road, Clifton Park. 371-6667, www.cliftonpark.org

June 26: Clifton Park Community Chorus

July 15-17: Adler/Ross “Damn Yankees”

July 21-24. Clifton Park Not So Common Players

July 22-23: Flaherty “Seussical” Kids’ musical

July 27: Northeast String Orchestra

Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library. 371-8622, www.cphlibrary.org

June 12: Music Company Orchestra

Close Encounters with Music. Ozawa Hall, Tanglewood. 800-843-0778, www.cewm.org

June 11: “Music That Shook the World” gala. Stravinsky, Antheil. Michael Chertock, piano; Yehonatan Berick, violin; Yehuda Hanani, cello

Cooperstown Chamber Music Festival. 877-666-7421, www.cooperstownmusicfest.org

June 19: “Schubert Trout Quintet & More”. Otesaga Hotel

Aug. 5: Haydn, Beach, Mendelssohn. Jasper String Quartet; Linda Chesis, flute. Christ Episcopal Church

Aug. 19: “Bach and Sons.” Ayano Ninomiya, violin; Linda Chesis, flute; Quinn Bernegger, tenor; Bradley Brookshire, harpsichord. Christ Episcopal Church

Aug. 21: Hopkinson Smith, Elizabethan lute. Hyde Hall.

Aug. 28: Flamenco. Sonia Olla Flamenco Dance Company. Otesaga Hotel

Edinburg Classical Concert Series. Mayfield Presbyterian Church. 863-8047, www.svanarts.org

July 31: Funf Woodwind Quintet

Aug. 7: Caroga Lake Music Festival string orchestra

Experimental Media Peforming Arts Center, RPI, Troy. 276-3921, empac.rpi.edu

June 9–11: See Albany Symphony Orchestra

Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra. Charles Peltz, music director. 793-1348, www.gfso.org

July 3: Crandall Park, Glens Falls. Fireworks

Glimmerglass Opera. Francesca Zambello, artistic/general director. Cooperstown. 607-547-2255, www.glimmerglass.org

July 8, 17, 24, 26, 28, Aug. 1, 6, 9, 11, 13, 19, 22, 27: Puccini “La Boheme”

July 9, 18, 22, 30, Aug. 4, 6, 13, 15, 21, 23, 26: Sondheim “Sweeney Todd”

July 16, 25, 29, Aug. 7, 12, 16, 20, 25: Rossini “The Thieving Magpie”

July 23, 31, Aug. 2, 5, 8, 14, 18, 20, 27: Ward “The Crucible”

July 23: Eric Schneiderman, Faith Gay talk

July 30: Stephen Sondheim, Jamie Bernstein conversation

July 31: Christine Goerke masterclass

Aug. 5: Deborah Voigt recital

Aug. 7: Jay Hunter Morris performance

Aug. 9, 11, 14, 16, 18: Laura Karpman, Kelley Rourke “Wilde Tales” youth opera

Aug. 12: Jamie Barton in concert

Aug. 26: Ruth Bader Ginsburg talk

Aug. 6, 13, 20: ShowTalks

Aug. 4, 11, 18: Baseball-themed music at National Baseball Hall of Fame

Hubbard Hall, Cambridge. 677-2495, 232-2347, www.hubardhall.org, www.musicfromsalem.org

June 5: Cello Seminar concert. Rhonda Rider, David Russell, Scott Kluksdahl, cellos; Judith Gordon, piano

June 12: Viola Seminar concert. Lila Brown, viola; Sharan Leventhal, violin; Mark Ryser, piano

July 10: MFS. Prokoviev, Thomas, Dvorak, Tchaikovsky. Markus Placci, David Rubin; violins; Eric Thomas, clarinet/saxophone; Judith Gordon, piano

July 17: MFS. Boccherini, Thomas Oboe Lee (world premiere), Chausson. Calvin Wiersma, violin; Lila Brown, viola; Kari Ravnan, cello; Peggy Pearson, oboe; Nina Tichman, piano

July 31: MFS. Kenned, Mompou, Villa-Lobos, Korngold. Saul Bitran, Sarah Kim, violins; Lila Brown, viola; David Russell, cello; Judith Gordon, piano/toy piano

Aug. 14: MFS. Schubert, Prokofiev, Dvorak, Glazunov. Katie Lansdale, Solomiya Ivakhiv, violins; Lila Brown, viola; Jackie Selby, cello

Hubbard Hall Opera Theater. 677-2495, www.hubbardhall.org/opera

Aug. 6: Marcella Sembrich Opera Museum. Puccini “Madama Butterfly” concert version

Aug. 12, 13, 18, 20, 21: Puccini “Madama Butterfly”

Aug. 17, 19, 20: Barab “La pizza con funghi”

Hudson-Mohawk Chorale. Susan Fedak, director; Al Fedak, piano/organ. 427-7744, www.hmchorale.org

June 5: St. George Episcopal Church, Clifton Park. “On Love and Loss.” Fedak

Hudson Valley Chamber Music Circle. Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson. 845-339-7907, www.hvcmc.org

June 4: Emerson String Quartet

June 11: Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio

June 18: Calidore String Quartett

Lake George Music Festival. 791-5089, www.lakegeorgemusicfestival.com

Aug. 16: Blais Park at Beach and Canada, Lake George. Opening ceremony, brass fanfare

Aug. 17: Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 51 Mohican St., Lake George. Chamber music

Aug. 18: Sacred Heart. Chamber music

Aug. 19: St. James Episcopal Church, 172 Ottawa St., Lake George. Chamber music

Aug. 19: King Neptune’s Pub, 2 Kurosaka Drive. Mako and festival musicians

Aug. 20: Sembrich Studio, 4800 Lake Shore Drive, Bolton Landing. Fundraiser

Aug. 20 Shepard Park Amphitheater. Children’s concert; instrument petting zoo

Aug. 20: LG Steamboat Company, 57 Beach Road.

Aug. 21 : Tannery Pond Community Center, North Creek. “PianoMania!” two- to four-hand piano repertoire

Aug. 22: Lake George Club, 4000 Lake Shore Drive, Diamond Point. Music, wine tasting

Aug. 23: Sacred Heart. Chamber music

Aug. 24: Shepard Park Amphitheater. “Sounds of Our Time” with Mako

Aug. 25: Lake George High School, 381 Canada Street. LGMF Symphony Orchestra. Kodaly, Brahms

Lake Placid Sinfonietta. Ron Spigelman, director. Lake Placid Center for the Arts, Rt. 86; Paul White Memorial Shell, Main Street, Lake Placid. 523-2512, www.lakeplacidsinfonietta.org

Park Series in Memorial Shell: July 6, 13, 20, 27, Aug. 3, 10

July 10: Arts Center. Northern Lights Choir; Anne Harrow, flute. Faure, Copland, Corigliano

July 12: Whiteface Lodge. “Up,Up and Away” fundraiser

July 14: Wild Center’s Great Hall, Tupper Lake

July 17: Arts Center. Devin Howell, bass; Julia DeBetani, Denise Cridge, violas. Rota, Bach, Haydn, Vaughn Williams

July 18: Keene Valley Congregational Church. Ariel String Quartet. Pre-concert discussion one hour before.

July 19: Arts Center. Ariel String Quartet; Anne Harrow, flute; Navah Perlman, piano. Mozart, Bartok, Dvorak

July 24: Arts Center. William Eddins, conductor/piano. Beethoven, Bloch

July 25: Wild Center, Tupper Lake. Jia Kim, cello; Daniel Szasz, Areta Zhulla, violins; Rick Godin, slide show

July 26: Arts Center. Jia Kim, cello; Areta Zhulla, violin; Navah Perlman, piano. Schubert, Beethoven, Kodaly

July 29: Harrietstownn Townn Hall, Saranac Lake

July 31: Arts Center. Ravel, Bartok

Aug. 7: Arts Center. Daniel Szasz, violin. Sibelius, Beethoven, Brahms, Rossini

Aug. 11: Arts Center. Kids’ concert. Haydn

Aug. 14: Arts Center. Andreas Klein, piano. Mozart, Strauss, Lehar, von Suppe

Luzerne Chamber Music Festival. Lake Luzerne. 877-267-8919, www.luzernemusic.org

July 4: Mozart, Debussy, Brahms. Toby Blumenthal, Chris Shih, pianos; Elizabeth Pitcairn, violin; Laura Sahin, viola; Molly Aronson, Doug Harvey, cellos

July 11: New Orford String Quartet. Gould, Beethoven

July 18: Sao Paulo Brass Quintet. Brazilian music

Aug. 1: Beethoven, Martinu, Brahms. Barbara Podgurski, piano; festival musicians

Aug. 8: Clarosa Piano Quartet. Howells, Prokofiev, Goodyear (upstate premiere)

Aug. 15: Mozart, Grieg, Dvorak. Elizabeth Pitcairn, violin; Laura Sahin, viola; Evan Drachman, cello; Aniko Szokody, piano

Faculty concert series: June 24, July 1, 8, 22, 29, Aug. 5

Student concerts every Saturday and Sunday

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center. 15 Castle St., Great Barrington, Mass. 413-528-0100, www.mahaiwe.org

June 11: Close Encounters with Music Gala

July 9: Aston Magna: “Bach, Sacred and Secular”

Manchester Music Festival. Arkell Pavilion, Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester, Vt. 802-362-1956, www.mmfvt.org

June 7: Palaver Strings Orchestra. First Congregational Church.

July 7: Granados, Turina, Ellington. Sanielle Talamantes, soprano; Joana Genova, Austin Hartman, violins; Adam Neiman, piano; Ariel Rudiakov, viola; Yehuda Hanani, cello

July 21: Khachaturian, Mussorgski, Glinka. Vassily Primakov, piano; string quartet; Steve Moran, bass; Alexey Gorokhainsky, clarinet

July 28: Mozart, Steven Dankner (world premiere). David Deveau, piano; Benjamin Capps, cello; string trio

Aug. 4: Turina. Michael Brown, piano; Yousif Sheronick, percussion; string quintet

Aug. 11: Mozart, Dvorak, Brahms, Barber. Manchester Festival Orchestra and Chorus; Stefan Milenkovich, violin

Aug. 18: Metropolitan Opera rising stars

Young artists series: Riley Center for the Arts, Burr & Burton Academy, Manchester: July 11, 18, 25, Aug. 8, Aug. 15

Marcella Sembrich Opera Museum, 4800 Lake Shore Drive, Bolton Landing. 644-2431, www.thesembrich.org

June 15: Opera Saratoga Young Artists

June 22: World Music. Luca Ciarla, violin

June 29: Seagle Colony singers

July 1: Lutoslawski String Quartet. Bacewicz, Markowicz, Shostakovich

July 16: Avano Ninomiya, violin. Beriot, Bizet, Mozart

July 20: World Music. Villajobos Brothers

July 22: Seagle Colony “Jack and the Beanstalk” children’s opera

July 23: Meadowmount musicians

July 27: Silver Bay Quartet; Olga Gurevich, piano. Schumann

July 30: Kinga Augustyn, violin; Matthieu Cognect, piano. Paderewski, Szymanowski

Aug. 3: World Music. DePue Brothers Band

Aug. 6: Hubbard Hall Opera Theater singers. Puccini “Madama Butterfly” concert version

Aug. 11: Bel Canto Institute Singers

Aug. 14: Philip Kates, violin; Philadelphia Orchestra members

Aug. 17: Hugo Vera, tenor, from Metropolitan Opera in “With Strings Attached”

Aug. 20: Hyperion String Quartet. Janacek, Grieg, Beethoven

Aug. 27: Gershwin Gala: Emil Altschuler, violin; Thomas Pandolfi, piano

Aug. 31: World Music. Vasyl Popadiuk, violin

Marlboro Music. 800-254-2394, www.marlboromusic.org

July 16-17; July 23-24; July 30-31; Aug. 6-7; Aug. 13-14

Music Company Orchestra. Gerald Lenoue, conductor. 381-6391, www.mcomusic.org

June 12: Clifton Park-Half Moon Public Library, 475 Moe Road, Clifton Park

June 26: North Bennington Village School fundraiser. 9 School St., Bennington. Sage City Symphony members

July 10: Freedom Park, Scotia

Music From Salem. See Hubbard Hall

Music Mountain Summer Music Festival. Falls Church, Ct. 860-824-7126, www.musicmountain.org

June 5: Emerson String Quartet. Haydn, Beethoven, Schubert

June 12: Borromeo String Quartet. Bach, Ravel, Beethoven

June 18: Gilbert & Sullivan Players. “Trial by Jury”

June 19: Penderecki String Quartet; Maurycy Banaszek, viola. Haydn, Mendelssoh, Mozart

June 26: Cassatt String Quartet; Colin Carr, cello. Godfrey, Tchaikovsky, Schubert

July 3: Cantata Profana. Beethoven, Schubert

July 10: Julia Hsu, Peter Serkin, pianos. Bizet, Mozart, Bach, Brahms

July 17: Enso String Quartet; Daniel Epstein, piano. Schumann, Beethoven, Turina

July 24: Avalon String Quartet; Soyeon Kate Lee, piano. Faure, Haydn, Janacek

July 31: Richard Goode, piano. Haydn, Janacek, Schumann, Debussy

Aug. 7: Harlem String Quartet; Pamela Mia Paul, piano. Grieg, Jobim, Gillespie, Dvorak

Aug. 14: St. Petersburg Piano Quartet. All-Mozart

Aug. 21: St. Petersburg String Quartet; Melvin Chen, piano. Shostakovich, Poulenc, Ravel, Debussy, Castelnuevo-Tedesco, Brahms

Aug. 27: Puts, Beethoven. Arianna String Quartet; Francine Kay, piano; Raman Ramakrishnan, cello

Musicians of Ma’alwyck. 377-3623, www.musiciansofmaalwyck.org

June 2: Bach, de Falla, Martinu. Karen Hosmer, oboe; Brett Wery, clarinet; Krassimir Ivanov, bassoon. William Jon Gray, harpsichord; Puppet People. First Reformed Church, Schenectady

Octavo Singers. Curtis Funk, artistic director. 253-7088, www.octavosingers.com

July 11: Summer sings. Zion Lutheran Church, 153 Nott Terrace, Schenectady. Ice cream social

Aug. 8: Summer sings. Zion Lutheran Church.

Opera Saratoga. Lawrence Edelson, artistic/general director. Spa Little Theatre, Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Springs. 584-6018, www.operasaratoga.org

June 4: Fairy tale scenes from opera. Capital Repertory Theater, 111 North Pearl St., Albany

June 11: Mozart arias. The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls

June 18: Spanish songs. Saratoga Arts Center. 320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs

June 24, 27, July 9, 15: Mozart “The Marriage of Figaro”

July 2, 11, 17: Glass “The Witches of Venice”

July 7, 10, 16: Catan “The Postman”

July 14: “An Evening on Broadway” young artists

Philadelphia Orchestra. Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. 584-9330, www.spac.org. Pre-concert talks one hour before concerts

Aug. 3: Opening night. Beethoven, Hannibal. Stephane Deneve, conductor; Morgan State University Choir; Laquita Mitchell, soprano; Rodrick Dixon, tenor; Albany Pro Musica.

Aug. 4: Bernstein, Sibelius, Brahms. Stephane Deneve, conductor; Sarah Chang, violin

Aug. 5: Torke (world premiere), Tchaikovsky, Ravel. Stephane Deneve, conductor; NYC Ballet dancers

Aug. 6: “Ratatouille in Concert.” Ted Sperling, conductor

Aug. 10: Copland, Wagner, Gould, Rossini; “The Horse” film. Keith Lockhart, conductor; Justin Hopkins, bass; Tom Durkin, narrator

Aug. 11: Prokofiev, Ginastera, Stravinsky. Cristian Macelaru, conductor; puppets of Janni Younge Productions (matinee)

Aug. 12: See Aug. 11

Aug. 13: “Sophisticated Ladies.” Montego Glover, Capathia Jenkins, Sy Smith, vocalists; Steven Reineke, conductor

Aug. 17: Grieg, Rachmaninoff, Sibelius. Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor; Andre Watts, piano

Aug. 18: Tchaikovsky, Verdi. Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor; Renee Fleming, soprano

Aug. 19: “Duo Magic.” Steven Reineke, conductor; Joshua Bell, violin; Chris Botti, trumpet

Aug. 20: Tchaikovsky Spectacular. Brahms, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky. Yannick Nezet-Seguin,conductor; Wu Han, piano; David Finckel, cello; Benjamin Beilman, violin. Live cannon, fireworks

Proctors, Schenectady.346-6204, www.proctors.org

June 14: Andrew Krystopolski, organ, and friends

PS/21, Chatham. 392-6121, www.ps21chatham.org

July 2: Jeremy Kittel, violin/fiddler, and his band. Bach

July 9: So Percussion

Racing City Chorus. 504-7464, www.racingcitychorus.org

June 4: Maple Avenue Middle School, Saratoga Springs. “Diamond Anniversary Show.” Mike Maino; Vocal Spectrum; Saratoga Springs High School Choraliers; South Glens Falls High School Vocal Point

Round Lake Auditorium, Round Lake. 899-2800, www.roundlakeauditorium.org

June 7: Electric City Chorus

Aug. 28: Thomas Dressler, organ

Saratoga Choral Festival. Andrea Goodman, director. 791-0185, www.saratogachoralfest.org

July 31: Spa Little Theater, Saratoga Spa State Park. Music for children; Saratoga Children’s Theater members

Seagle Music Colony. Oscar Seagle Memorial Theatre, 999 Charley Hill Road, Schroon Lake. 532-7875, www.seaglecolony.com

June 18: “Community Celebration Concert.” Schroon Lake Central School. Alumni sing Broadway and opera arias

June 25: “Old Friends and New”

July 6-9: Loesser “The Most Happy Fella”

July 20-23: Donizetti “The Elixir of Love”

Aug. 3-6: Mack “Roscoe” (world premiere)

Aug. 17-20: Willson “The Music Man”

July 9: “Jack & the Beanstalk” children’s opera. Schroon Boathouse

July 12: Children’s opera. Tannery Pond Center, North Creek

July 13: Children’s opera. Knights of Columbus Pavilion, Ticonderoga

July 16: Patrice Munsel Gala. Frank Conti Band, silent auction, catered

July 22: Children’s opera. Sagamore Hotel, Bolton Landing

July 23: Children’s opera. Chester Municipal Ceneter. Chestertown

July 27: Children’s opera. Lake Placid Center for the Arts, Lake Placid

July 27: Children’s opera. Elizabethtown Social Center, Elizabethtown

Aug. 4: Colony Guild Luncheon. Sagamore Resort

Aug. 6: Children’s opera. Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls

Vespers Concerts: Aug. 14, 21

Tanglewood. Boston Symphony Orchestra. Lenox, Mass. 617-266-1492, www.bso.org

June 25: “A Prairie Home Companion”

July 1: “Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration.” Boston Pops; Keith Lockhart, conductor; Warren Haynes, guitar

July 2: Bob Dylan with Mavis Staples

July 3-4: James Taylor

July 8: Opening Night. Jacques Lacombe, conductor; Joshua Bell, violin. Ravel, Saint-Saens, Prokofiev

July 9: Beethoven, Ravel, Orff. Seiji Ozawa; Jacques Lacombe, conductors; Norway Pond Junior Minstrels

July 10: Bernstein, Schuman, Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky. Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra; Jacques Lacombe, conductor

July 15: All-Mozart. Pinchas Zukerman, conductor/violin

July 16: Ives, Strauss, Tchaikovsky. Christoph von Dohnanyi, conductor; Renee Fleming, soprano

July 18: Wagner, Strauss, Beethoven. Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra; Richard Sebring, horn; Christoph von Dohnanyi, conductor

July 21: Festival of Contemporary Music. Lutoslawski, Salonen, Lindberg, Stucky

July 22: Vaughan Willaims, Dvorak, Sibelius. Sir Andrew Davis, conductor; Lisa Batiashvili, violin

July 23: Tchaikovsky, de Falla. Juanjo Mena, conductor; Garrick Ohlsson, piano; Raquel Lojendio, soprano

July 25: Festival of Contemporary Music. Benjamin, Messiaen. Stefan Asbury, conductor

July 27: Chanticleer “Over the Moon”

July 29: Mozart, Mahler. Andris Nelson, conductor; Jonathan Biss, piano

July 30: Corigliano, Sibelius, Beethoven. Andris Nelsons, conductor; Augustin Hadelich, violin

July 31: Chirck Corea Trio. 75th birthday celebration

Aug. 2: Tanglewood on Parade. Tchaikovsky, Ravel. Stephane Deneve, Giancarlo Guerrero, John Williams, conductors

Aug. 3: Nelson Freire, piano

Aug. 4: Daniil Trifonov, piano

Aug. 5: Dvorak, Liszt, Mahler, Brahms. Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor; Yefim Bronfman, piano

Aug. 6: Adams, Chopin, Strauss. Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor; Daniil Trifonov, piano

Aug. 7: Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma, cello

Aug. 8: Weill, Shostakovich. Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra; Dawn Upshaw, soprano; Sanford Sylvan, baritone

Aug. 12: Nicolai, Mozart, Debussy, Ravel. Charles Dutoit, conductor; Emanuel Ax, piano

Aug. 13: John Williams’ Film Night

Aug. 14: Australian Chamber Orchestra. Barry Humphries, conferencier; Meow Meow, cabaret artist; Rodney Fisher, director

Aug. 15: Kodaly, Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky. Charles Dutoit, conductor; Gil Shaham, violin

Aug. 17: Gil Shaham, violin

Aug. 18: Charles Dutoit and Friends. Stravinsky

Aug. 19: Mozart, Rossini. Charles Dutoit, conductor; Menahem Pressler, piano; Simona Saturova, soprano; Tanglewood Festival Chorus

Aug. 20: Verdi. Andris Nelsons, conductor; Kristine Opolais, soprano; Morris Robinson, bass; Tanglewood Festival Chorus

Aug. 24: Jeremy Denk, piano

Aug. 25: Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra. Scarlatti

Aug. 26: “Raiders of the Lost Ark.” Boston Pops. Keith Lockhart, conductor

Aug. 27: Bernstein, Haydn, Williams, Respighi. Michael Stern, conductor; Yo-Yo Ma, cello

Tannery Pond Community Center. North Creek. 251-2505, www.tpcca.org

July 12: Seagle Colony “Jack and the Beanstalk” children’s opera

Aug. 21: Lake George Music Festival. “PianoMania!” of four- to eight-hand piano works

Tannery Pond Concerts. New Lebanon. 888-820-1696, www.tannerypondconcerts.org

June 25: Jasper String Quartet; Eugenia Zukerman, flute. Beethoven, Foote, Ginastera, Debussy

July 16: Stephen Hough, piano. Schubert, Franck, Liszt, Hough

Aug. 6: Miro Quartet. Brahms, Beethoven

Aug. 27: St. Lawrence String Quartet. Haydn, Adams, Golijov

Wiswall Park, Ballston Spa. Concerts in the Park series. www.ballston.org

June 30: Ballston Spa Community Band

Aug. 4: Union Fire Company Band. Ice cream social

Zankel Music Center. Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs. 580-5321, www.skidmore.edu/summer

July 12: Decoda Chamber Music Institute. Michael Mizrahi, piano; Claire Bryant, cello; Seth Baer, bassoon; Anna Elashvili, John Marcus, violins; Nathan Schram, viola; Brandon Ridenour, trumpet; Alicia Lee, clarinet

July 15: Decoda. On the Roof at Tang Teaching Museum

July 16: Decoda. The Hyde, Glens Falls

July 19: Decoda

Aug. 9: School of Orchestral Studies

Aug. 20: School of Orchestral Studies


Eba Theatre, Albany. 518-465-9916, www.eba-arts.org

June 3-5: Maude Baum and Company Dance Theatre

The Egg, Albany. 473-1845, www.theegg.org

Aug. 10: Ajkun Ballet Theatre and the Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company

Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson. 845-758-7900, fishercenter.bard.edu

July 1-3: Dance Heginbotham in “Fantasque”

Fort Salem Theater, Salem. 518-854-9200, www.fortsalemtheater.com

July 9 and 10: Nacre Dance in “Revolutionary”

Jacob’s Pillow, Becket, Mass. 413-243-9919, www.jacobspillow.org

Ted Shawn Theatre:

June 18: Opening Gala with Bridgman/Packer’s “TRUCK,” Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, Dorrance Dance, Camille A. Brown & Dancers and former Boston Ballet principal dancer Yury Yanowsky

June 22-26: Aspen Santa Fe Ballet

June 29-July 3: Che Malambo

July 6-10: Gauthier Dance/Dance Company Theaterhaus Stuttgart

July 13-17: Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

July 20-24: BalletX

July 27-31: Wendy Whelan, Brian Brooks and Brooklyn Rider in “Some of a Thousand Words”

Aug. 3-7: Compagnie Herve KOUBI

Aug. 10-14: Dorrance Dance

Aug. 17-20: FLEXN

Aug. 21: A Jazz Happening

Aug. 24-28: Pacific Northwest Ballet

Doris Duke Theatre:

June 22-26: Juan Siddi Flamenco Santa Fe

June 29-July 3: Bereishit Dance Company

July 6-10: And Still You Must Swing

July 13-17: Hubbard Street 2 in “Mariko’s Magical Mix: A Dance Adventure”

July 20-24: ZviDance

July 27-31: ARIAS Company

Aug. 3-7: New York Theatre Ballet

Aug. 10-14: MONUMENT: Adam H. Weinert

Aug. 17-21: Pam Tanowitz Dance

Aug. 24-28: Souleymane Badolo

Kaatsbaan International Dance Center, Tivoli. 845-757-5106, www.kaatsbaan.org

June 4-5: Buglisi Dance Theatre

June 11: Christopher Williams Dances

June 18: Company XIV

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington, Mass. 413-528-0100, www.mahaiwe.org

July 2-3: Viva Momix

July 22-23: Paul Taylor Dance Company

Music Haven Stage, Central Park, Schenectady. musichavenstage.org

July 10: Pape Diouf et La Génération Consciente, and Umoja African Dance & Drumming

Proctors, Schenectady. 518-346-6204, www.proctors.org

June 16: Loose Change Dance Collective in “Interplay”

PS/21, Chatham. 392-6121, www.ps21chatham.org

July 29: Dance Omi in “Miracle and Monstah”

Aug. 12-13: RIOULT Dance NY

Aug. 19-20: The Chase Brock Experience

Aug 26-27: Dance Heginbotham

Sept. 2-3: Parson Dance

Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. 584-9330, www.spac.org

June 17: Doug Varone and Dancers

June 30: Twyla Tharp Dance Company

July 8-9: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

New York City Ballet:

July 20: George Balanchine’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

July 21: Balanchine’s “Concerto Barocco,” “Monumentum pro

Gesualdo/Movements for Piano and Orchestra,” “Episodes” and “Agon”

July 22: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

July 23: Matinee – “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Evening – Gala with

Peter Martins’ “Ash,” Myles Thatcher’s “Polaris,” Robert Binet’s “The Blue

of Distance,” Troy Schumacher’s “Common Ground,” Justin Peck’s

“Scherzo” and Christopher Wheeldon’s “Rhapsody in Blue”

July 26: Balanchine’s “Serenade,” Jerome Robbins’ “Fancy Free” and

Alexei Ratmansky’s “Concerto DSCH”

July 27: Balanchine’s “Jewels”

July 28: Matinee – “Jewels” Evening — “Concerto Barocco,” “Monumentum

pro Gesualdo/Movements for Piano and Orchestra,” “Episodes” and


July 29: “Serenade,” “Ash,” “Polaris,” “The Blue of Distance,” “Common

Ground” and “Concerto DSCH”

July 30: Matinee – “Scherzo,” Martins’ “Barber Violin Concerto,” “Fancy

Free” and “Rhapsody in Blue” Evening – “Jewels”

Skidmore College, Dance Center, Saratoga Springs. 518-580-5596, www.skidmore.edu

June 6-10, 13-17, 20-24: Doug Varone and Dancers (open rehearsals)

June 7, 8, 13, 14, 20, 23: Doug Varone and Dancers (lecture-demonstration)

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