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Brentano String Quartet Bids Farewell to University In Concert of Music by Mozart and Shostakovich

For the past 15 years, the Brentano String Quartet, comprised of violinists Mark Steinberg and Serena Canin, violist Misha Amory and cellist Nina Lee, has been Ensemble-in-Residence at Princeton University.…

Richardson Chamber Players Welcomes Spring With Concert of English Chamber Music

The Richardson Chamber Players focused its final program of the season on “words in the English language that carry poetic promise,” and decided “England” was one of those words. The…

PSO Explores Dreams and the Night In Concert at Richardson Auditorium

Musical dream sequences often occur in opera, but symphonic works conveying dreams are less common. Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) presented a concert of “Nights and Dreams” this past weekend, exploring…

The Dryden Ensemble Celebrates J.S. Bach With Program of Baroque Chamber Music

It has been a season of musical birthdays in Princeton, and the Dryden Ensemble added to the mix with two concerts celebrating Bach’s 329th birthday this past weekend. Sunday afternoon’s…

Violinist Dazzles Audience in Performance With New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

Superstar instrumentalists rarely come to Princeton, and New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO) presented a real treat to the community this past weekend with violinist Hilary Hahn. Playing Johannes Brahms’ demanding…

Princeton University Orchestra Presents 2014 Concerto Competition Winners

The Princeton University Orchestra concerts this past weekend had something for everyone, featuring two student instrumental soloists, one faculty vocalist, and two conductors. The music spanned close to 200 years,…

Richardson Chamber Players Pay Tribute To American Chamber Music Composers

Richardson Chamber Players presented a concert this past weekend entitled “Quiet City,” named for incidental theatrical music by Aaron Copland, but devoted to the music of several 20th-century composers. The…

Dryden Ensemble’s Tribute to William Scheide Featured an All-Bach Concert of Baroque Music

The musical birthday accolades to scholar and philanthropist William H. Scheide just keep coming in honor of his 100th birthday; the latest was a tribute concert of the Dryden Ensemble…

Princeton Celebrates William Scheide’s “Century of Joy” in Glorious Style

Joy comes in many forms and has been represented in music in many ways. Joy was definitely the overriding theme of the annual William H. Scheide “Birthday Benefit” concert held…

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Gets Creative With Tan Dun Concerto

A floral supplies store would seem an odd place to shop for musical instruments, but in preparation for New Jersey Symphony Orchestra’s (NJSO) recent North American premiere of Tan Dun’s Earth…

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