Classical Concerts Wednesday 5/16 TRIBUTE TO JEAN-PIERRE RAMPAL Ode ...
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.
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.
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.
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.]
First performance of 37th season at Bloomingdale House of Music; 323 W. 108th St. (West End Ave.), 212-865-6986; 8:30, $5.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Close of season performance w/Robert Bass, Carmina Burana & Gloria S. Poulnec?a 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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