Saint Rose Camerata | Albany, NY
Oct
26
7:30 PM19:30

Saint Rose Camerata | Albany, NY

George Crumb’s 90th Birthday Celebration
October 26th, 7:30 P.M.| Free Tickets | No Reservation Required

Saint Rose Camerata honors American composer George Crumb for his 90thbirthday (b. October 24th, 1989. The concert includes a group of songs from his early period, works for amplified instruments, and the use of extended techniques. Written in 1969 during the Apollo 11 flight, Night of the Four Moons features extracted texts from poems by Federico Garcia Lorca and an unusual ensemble combination of mezzo-soprano with flute, electric cello, banjo, and an array of ethnic percussion instruments. Celestial Mechanics [Makrokosmos IV], a piano masterpiece of twentieth century, will be performed with special lighting and projected images.

Program:

  • Night of the Four Moons

  • Three Early Songs for voice and piano

  • Apparation for soprano and amplified piano

  • CELESTIAL MECHANICS [MAKROKOSMOS IV]

  • Cosmic Dances for Amplified Piano, Four Hands (and Six Hands)

Performers: Suna Gunther, soprano; Susan Boddie, soprano; Yvonne Chavez Hansbrough, alto flute/piccolo; David Bebe, cello; Emily Pinkerton, banjo; Mark Foster, percussion; Young Kim, piano; Akina Yura, piano; Josiah Stocker, piano.

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ROUNDER SONGS | fivebyfive | THE EARLY MAYS in Pittsburgh, PA
Oct
13
4:00 PM16:00

ROUNDER SONGS | fivebyfive | THE EARLY MAYS in Pittsburgh, PA

An Appalachian chamber-folk extravaganza! Don’t miss this collaborative concert featuring folk legends The Early Mays, Rochester chamber music innovators fivebyfive and the Pittsburgh premiere of the five movement Song Cycle by Patrick Burke and Emily Pinkerton: ROUNDER SONGS.

Tickets availble here: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4321373

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Emily and Patrick with NOW Ensemble | Albany, NY
Oct
2
7:30 PM19:30

Emily and Patrick with NOW Ensemble | Albany, NY

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NOW Ensemble comes to The College of Saint Rose to play original music of Patrick Burke, Emily Pinkerton, Mark Dancigers and Judd Greenstein. Concert features projected artwork of Joanne Wiggins to accompany “Rounder Songs,” a song cycle for banjo and chamber ensemble.

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THE EARLY MAYS: Folk College | Huntingdon, PA
May
24
to May 26

THE EARLY MAYS: Folk College | Huntingdon, PA

The Early Mays travel to Juniata College to be on faculty at a three-day camp called “Folk College.” This lovely immersion in folk music is run by Simple Gifts, and brings together luminaries of the music-making community for classes, concerts and more. Join us for a weekend of fun and musical growth!

More information about classes, location, registration and more is here: http://www.folkcollege.com/

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ROUNDER SONGS | LIVE from Hochstein (WXXI 91.5 FM) | Rochester, NY
May
15
12:10 PM12:10

ROUNDER SONGS | LIVE from Hochstein (WXXI 91.5 FM) | Rochester, NY

Excited to perform with fivebyfive next week on Rounder Song!!

You can attend the concert OR listen live on WXXI Classical 91.5/ 90.3 FM with Mona Seghatoleslami!

Live from Hochstein is the longest-running live broadcast concert series in Western New York. Happy to have the chance to play here!

For details and directions: Live from Hochstein

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Mar
14
8:00 PM20:00

THE EARLY MAYS: The College of Saint Rose | Albany, NY

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So happy to come "home" to The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY for a concert with Ellen and Nicole of The Early Mays.  

We’ll be on Jack’s Stage in the newly renovated Studio G3 on campus (William Randolph Hearst Center for Communications and Interactive Media).

Free and open to the public.

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Dec
20
to Dec 23

THE EARLY MAYS: Holiday Homecoming Concerts | Pittsburgh, PA

Emily Pinkerton will be back in town for our Pittsburgh tradition: The Early Mays' Annual Winter Concert. We'll reunite with Jason Rafalak and Nicole Myers for a peaceful and inspiring evening of music and good cheer. Please consider spending an evening with us later this season -- we would love to share our songs with you as we ring in the coming light!

7:30 pm Thursday Dec 20
$15 | Suggested Donation | All Ages
Friends Meeting House | Ellsworth Ave

7pm Sunday Dec 23rd 
+ Another Favorite Annual December Concert +
At Old St. Luke's
Carnegie, PA

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Nov
9
to Nov 10

ROUNDER SONGS | Northeast Regional Folk Alliance (NERFA)

Come hear the “intimate” version of our chamber-folk project at our NERFA showcases. I’ll be playing the songs and tune with projections of original artwork by Joanne Wiggins.

FRIDAY at 2:30 | LilFest, 2068

SATURDAY at 4:00pm | Mad about Trad, 2035

I’ll also be representing The Early Mays and the Music Industry Program at The College of Saint Rose!

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Dec
8
to Dec 22

December Tour with The Early Mays

Friday, December 8 | 7pm | Harmony in the House at Bottlebrush Arts Gallery | Harmony, PA

Saturday, December 9 | 7:30pm | Acoustic Brew Concert Series | Lemont, PA

Sunday, December 17 | 7:30pm | 7:30pm | Chamber Music at Old St. Luke's | Carnegie, PA | featuring Nicole Myers of Cello Fury

Friday, December 22 | 7:30pm | The Early Mays' Annual Winter Concert | First Unitarian Church | Pittsburgh, PA

 

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Nov
19
8:00 PM20:00

November Concerts

Friday, November 10 | Formal Showcase at NERFA (Northeast Regional Folk Alliance) | Stamford, CT

Saturday, November 18 | 7:30pm | Pittsburgh Crankie Festival | Old-Time tunes with Mark Tamsula and Ellen Gozion

Sunday, November 19 | 3-7pm | Pittsburgh Artists for Puerto Rico | Spirit | Pittsburgh, PA

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