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TRIBUTE TO
JEAN-PIERRE RAMPAL



Ode to late
flutist incl. masterpieces of chamber music performed by mixed ensemble; Kosciuszko
Foundation, 15 E. 65th St. (5th Ave.), 212-734-2130; 7:30, $15.


 


Thursday 5/17


ELECTRONIC
INTERPRETATIONS



Thomas Buckner
performs "world music" coinciding debuts of Mari Kimura, Alvin Lucier,
Leo Smith, Blue Gene Tyranny, Noah Creshevsky & David Wessel; Merkin Concert
Hall, 129 W. 67th St. (B’way), 212-627-0990; 8, $7.


 


SONGWRITERS
WITHOUT WORDS



"What
happens when composers for theater create abstract or pure music?" Come
find out at Concert Hall at the Ethnic Culture Society, 2 W. 64th St.
(Central Park W.), 212-691-6415; 8, $20.


 


Friday 5/18


BACH &
BRITTEN



Concertos by
Bach & Britten for violin & oboe, feat. Christ Lag In Todesbanden;
The Church of the Holy Innocents, 128 W. 37th St. (B’way), 212-279-5861,
ext.216; 7:30, free.


 



BAM!



Brooklyn Philharmonic
Orchestra performs Mahler’s Symphony No. 3; BAM Opera House, 30
Lafayette Ave. (Ashland Pl.), Bklyn., 718-636-4100; 8, $15-$45. [repeats Sat.]


 


GERARDO LEVY



First performance
of 37th season at Bloomingdale House of Music; 323 W. 108th St. (West End Ave.),
212-865-6986; 8:30, $5.


 


Saturday 5/19


BAM!



Brooklyn Philharmonic
Orchestra performs Mahler’s Symphony No. 3; BAM Opera House, 30
Lafayette Ave. (Ashland Pl.), Bklyn., 718-636-4100; 8, $15-$45.


 


IN BEGINNING
WAS THE WORD



"An exploration
into the essence of music" by composer/writer Leon MacLaren, whose work
revolves around the Gospel of St. John; The School of Practical Study, 12 E.
79th St. (betw. 5th & Madison Aves.), 212-744-9764; 7, $10.


 


OPERA TONIGHT!



Benefit performance
& reception incl. adapted & original "opera skits" & Catbird
Seat
w/proceeds going to Caprice Opera Theatre; The Lark Theatre, 939 8th
Ave. (betw. 55th & 56th Sts.), 212-591-0716; 7:30, contrib.


 


ZOOM : COMPOSERS
CLOSE UP



Composer Michael
Hersch premieres Octet for Strings w/diverse ensemble; Merkin Concert
Hall, 129 W. 67th St. (betw. B’way & Amsterdam Ave.), 212-362-8060;
9, $9.


 


Sunday 5/20


BEETHOVEN’S
BRAIN



Is interpreted
by children as New York Youth Symphony performs Beethoven’s Piano
Concerto No. 5
, Freund’s No Apologies & Mahler’s Symphony
No. 1
; Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Ave. (57th St.), 212-247-7800; 12:30, $10.


 


CANTORI NEW
YORK



Performance
honors 10th anniversary of artistic director Mark Shaper & incl. some
world premieres; West Park Presbyterian Church, 165 W. 86th St. (Amsterdam
Ave.), 212-439-4758; 7, $20.


 


MUSIC FOR FAMILIES



Tom Paxton
goes G-rated w/performance adults may only partake in when accompanied by a
child; Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, 58 7th Ave. (President St.), Park Slope,
718-622-3300; 1:30, $5.


 


Monday 5/21


GANDHARVAS



Works of German
composer Heinrich Schutz presented by "Fiery World Music" at St. Luke’s
Church; 308 W. 46th St. (8th Ave.), 888-414-SING; 8, $20.


 


Tuesday 5/22


CENTRE SYMPHONY
ORCHESTRA



Third concert
of series conducted by John Yaffe incl. Roumanian Rhapsody No. 2 by Enesco
& works of Faust; St. Peter’s Church, 619 Lexington Ave. (54th St.),
212-355-1813; 8, $6.


 



COLLEGIATE
CHORAL



Close of season
performance w/Robert Bass, Carmina Burana & Gloria S. Poulneca
tenor-soprano festival at Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Ave. (57th St.), 212-247-7800;
8, $25-$75.


 


DOUBLE OLD
FASHIONED: THE COOL WORLD OF COCKTAILS & CAFE SOCIETY



Andrea Marcovicci
sings program to celebrate her 50th performing season, plus she’ll perform
"Ten Cents A Dance" at the Oak Room; The Algonquin, 59 W. 44th St.
(Park Ave.), 212-840-6800; 9, $50.


 


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