The Kilbourn Concert Series at Eastman School of Music took a decidedly raw turn on Tuesday, when violinist Leila Josefowicz and pianist John Novaeck took the
stage. Josefowicz's performance, full of mercurial rage, was nothing short of iconoclastic.
This weekend's Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Pops program follows a playlist ranging from 1900 to 1925 - mostly popular songs from that era, with a few
classical works included side-by-side. And it's typically imaginative programming from Principal Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik.
This Saturday afternoon, Ad Hoc Music presents one of J.S. Bach's most engaging vocal works. The so-called "Coffee Cantata" is not a typical Bach cantata.
Here comes the folk and fiddle music, from the lovingly capable arms of The Brothers Blue and a pile of good folks, sitting in and raising some dough for the homeless community. Hosted by Dan Gross, special guests include members of The Crooked North, Zack Rabbet Foot, Jungle Steve, and Rayce and Alyssa.
Swan Dive, the burgeoning and aesthetically astute bar and New-American eatery on Alexander Street, will also host a killer set of underground electronic music this Friday. DJ Martha Stewart – previously of local surf-rock trio The Huckleberry Fins – will team up with DJ ELUS of Sole Rehab JD Collective to bringing a flavorful party experience to Lower East End.
Rochester's Amenda Quartet has a busy weekend ahead of itself. First is an all-Mozart program with pianist Christopher Goodpasture on Friday, as part of Rochester Institute of Technology's Performing Artists Concert Series.
Charles Wuorinen is not your typical composer of prickly contemporary classical music. Sure, there are plenty of emotionally charged, dissonant harmonies, but there's also a rich lyricism that makes his atonal compositions more than purely visceral exercises.
When listening to the Robinson brothers' post-Black Crowes work it shows where each Robinson defined themselves as individual artists. Each brother's solo work wasn't bad, it just wasn't the Crowes.
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