MALACHY MCCOURT at the CARNEGIE HALL SERIES’ “MIGRATIONS: THE MAKING OF AMERICA”

Sharing the stage with one of NYC’s great storytellers, Malachy McCourt, at the Carnegie Hall Series’ “Migrations: The Making of America. An Edward McCann “650” Production.  

 

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THANK YOU to “CLASSICALLY EXPOSED’S” EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS

A special note of gratitude to the generous Executive Producers who have made “Classically Exposed: From Carnegie Hall to The Cell” possible. Thank you Tom Myles, Gail and Joseph McElligott, John Moran, Michael Fletcher, Chris Grygon, Seunghee Lee, Clarinet/Sunny Kang, and David S. Goldman.

Featuring the Verona Quartet, Manhattan Chamber Players, Renato Diz, Yuri Juárez, Clare Maloney, Nicole Zuraitis, Jiin Yang, Wayne Weng, JP Jofre, and Empire Wild  

Next Show: From Opera to Pop to Jazz, June 28, 7:30pm at The Cell featuring Grammy nominated Nicole Zuraitis and Clare Maloney. For tickets and information CLICK HERE

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THE VERONA QUARTET at THE CELL: DAZZLING PERFORMANCE

A wonderful performance in a most “New York setting” last night–The Cell Theatre at dusk–featuring the Verona Quartet, with from left Jonathan Ong, Abby Rojansky, Jonathan Dormand and Dorothy Ro with a special guest appearance by Seunghee Lee, Clarinet/Sunny Kang. A Charles R Hale/Musica Solis presentation. Photo by Tom Myles

The Verona Quartet/Jonathan Ong, Abigail Rojansky, Jonathan Dormand and Dorothy Ro.

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NICOLE ZURAITIS at BIRDLAND, NYC

With Nicole Zuraitis at Birdland before her gig. Thrilled that this great talent will be performing with Clare Maloney at The Cell on June 28, part of “Classically Exposed.” A Charles R Hale/Musica Solis Production. With Seunghee Lee, Clarinet/Sunny Kang

For tix and info CLICK HERE

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DAVID GOLDMAN APPEARING in the NEW YORK METRO this WEEKEND.

The very talented David S. Goldman, with whom I am creating “New York: A Musical Memoir,” and who has appeared in and been the musical director of “A Musical History of the Lower East Side,” has a number of appearances in the NY Metro this weekend:

Friday, May 3 7-11pm Towne Crier, Beacon, NY as part of a celebration of Pete Seeger’s 100th birthday. Performers include Christine Lavin, David Buskin, Judy Kass, David Massengill, Robin Batteau, Don White, and surprises and many more….This will be recorded for broadcast by DJ Ron Olesko. Also a fundraiser for the Clearwater.

Saturday, May 4 at the annual Croton on Hudson Earth Day celebration, around 12 noon at Vasallo Park. Music goes from 10:30 to 3pm. Other artists include Elinore O’Connell & The Sixpence Seisiun (Irish Group) and Strange Pools.

Get out there and support this very fine musician.

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VERONA QUARTET: “CLASSICALLY EXPOSED: FROM CARNEGIE HALL to THE CELL”

Join us on Friday, May 10, 7:30pm for the third edition of “Classically Exposed: From Carnegie to the Cell” featuring the Verona Quartet: Dorothy Ro​/Violin, Abby Rojansky​/Viola, Jonathan Ong​/ Violin, Jonathan Dormand​, Cello and special guest Seunghee Lee/clarinet. Another evening of classical music as you haven’t heard it before.

Hailed by The New York Times as an “outstanding ensemble,” the Verona Quartet is dedicated to showcasing the art form of the string quartet and to elevating their music making to convey the poetic narrative of storytelling.

For tickets and info CLICK HERE. The Cell Theatre is located at 338 West 23rd St. Doors and bar at 7:00pm, 

For tickets and additional info click here

Nancy Manocherian​’s “the cell​” presents Charles R Hale Productions/Musica Solis Series, “Classically Exposed.” With artistic director Seunghee Lee, Clarinet​ (Sunny Kang​)

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“Inside snugandevil. i was sitting in mcsorley’s” E.E CUMMINGS on McSORLEY’S

Darkness it was so near to me, i ask of shadow won’t you have a drink? (the eternal perpetual question)

Inside snugandevil. i was sitting in mcsorley’s It, did not answer. outside. (it was New York and beautifully, snowing….

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From “I Was Sitting in McSorley’s” by E.E. Cummings

“McSorleys Stove” photo by Charles R. Hale

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“Art washes away the dust of everyday life” PABLO PICASSO on ART

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“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” Pablo Picasso
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“The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider’s web.”  Pablo Picasso. 
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Metropolitan Museum of Art photo by Charles R. Hale
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