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Nostalgia - Valentine’s Concert (rescheduled to Feb 19 at 2 pm).
With Marc Mathelier, a versatile and avid guitarist with a repertoire ranging from Baroque to Fusion-Alternative, New Age to Easy Listening and Classical to Jazz Standards on nylon strings guitar.
Marc has presented over four hundred and fifty performances and has been featured nationally and internationally and concertized with taste in Teatro Oficina (Sao Paulo, Brazil), Conservatoire de Montreal (Canada). In the United States he graces many distinguished stages including New York’s Carnegie Hall, Berklee Performance Center (Boston, MA) and DAR Constitution Hall (Washington DC). His music takes us on romantic and exotic voyages that celebrate Music, Love, and Life. His mastery of the guitar and his variety of styles make him a virtuoso.
Doors to the Fielding Room open 15 minutes before the performance.
March 26, 2-3:30 PM
This non-profit performing group presents a concert version of Patience.
Patience has been told that true love must be unselfish and therefore she cannot marry the man she loves because he is too perfect. He becomes imperfect and they reunite. A satire on the aesthetic craze of the 1800s.
Humorous musical opera, performed in ordinary attire with only a few props. Although there is no dialogue, all musical numbers are included.
Neil Dankman Tribute Show to Neil Diamond (3rd Floor Fielding Room)
June 11, 2-3:00 PM
Neil Diamond is one of the most successful singer/songwriters in the history of the music business. For over forty-five years, Neil continues to sell out his concert tours. "Sweet Caroline" ,"I'm a Believer" and many other songs he has written are still being performed to this day.
Neil Dankman will sing and perform many of Neil Diamond's hit songs and tell a few interesting stories about Neil Diamond's life as well. Neil Dankman has performed all types of music in the Metropolitan area for many years. His Neil Diamond Show has received rave reviews.
The Hollows at Blue Hill said "If you closed your eyes, you thought you were actually at a Neil Diamond concert."
July 9, 6:30-7:30 PM
Come and join Dr. David Podles on his soulful violin with friends Norbert Stachel on Clarinet/Flute and Ruslan Agababayev on Keyboard in their joyful showcase of the ever loving and ever delightful music known as Klezmer!
Dr. David Podles, Violin
Acclaimed International Concert Violinist Dr. David Podles of Riga, Latvia, is laureate of 3 prestigious international competitions and received PhD in music from conservatory in Riga. He performed in symphony, chamber, opera and ballet theater orchestras both solo, in orchestra and on tour across Russia, including The Bolshoi and Kirov, throughout Europe and the U.S. David has performed at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, 92nd Y and at Top of the Rock at Rockefeller Center
Ruslan Agababayev, Piano/Keyboard
Ruslan Agababayev, a talented pianist and composer, made his world debut was in in 1995 at the Grand Hall of the Baku Music Academy in Baku, Azerbajian. He graduated from the the Baku Music Academy, then continued his education after moving to the US, at City College of New York, in the department of classical composition. At the same time he studied jazz he alsostudied the composition classes of David Loeb at New School University, where he received his Masters degree in Music. Ruslan is a stunning Jazz, Classical and Klezmer pianist.
Norbert Stachel, Clarinet/Flute
Norbert Stachel, a saxophonist and multi woodwind instrumentalist, is widely recognized for being a unique soloist and also for his strong ensemble contributions. Norbert has recorded, toured, and performed with a variety of known and established names. He is accomplished on all saxophones, clarinets, flutes, and ethnic wind instruments. Norbert has 30+ years experience playing Jazz, Classical, Rock, R&B, Afro Cuban/Latin, Salsa, Klezmer music.
July 23, 5:00-6:30 PM
This popular band performs a selection of music from the beginnings of rock-n-roll, featuring popular 1950s and ‘60s hits by famous vocal groups of the era.
E. Zoe Hassman is one of the most in-demand solo cellists in all genres. Zoe will perform an audience - friendly, fun, interactive solo cello recital: "A Conversation with Zoe & her Cello. Her innovative solo cello concert will be filled with surprises & her mission is "... have cello will travel for humanity."
Zoe has performed with The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, New York City Opera, New Jersey Symphony, The American Ballet Theater Orchestra, The Garden State Philharmonic, played at Avery Fisher Hall and at many other notable places.
August 20, 6:30-7:30 PM
Long before jazz was cool, it was hot!
NOTE: Players may be substituted.