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Opera-Inspired Program features Baritone, Cello, and Piano

George and Elizabeth Cordes We were delighted to present George and Elizabeth Cordes on Sunday April 13 at the Saranac “Church in the Hollow” in a collaborative concert with High-Peaks Opera, their organization in the Tri-Lakes region. They were joined on-stage … Continue reading

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Wound Up Like a Spring Chicken – Concerts Are Coming!

Spring cannot be far off. We just brought home a dozen baby chicks from our general store and set them up in the garage in a cozy cardboard box fitted out with layers of newspaper, a mini-feeding trough and water fountain.  … Continue reading

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Russian Duo Delivers

On a recent Saturday evening in late November, snow swirling wildy outdoors, Russian Duo lived up to their reputation as an ensemble of “explosive talent (Hartford Advocate).  Oleg Kruglyakov, a balalaika virtuoso from Siberia, and Terry Boyarsky, an American concert … Continue reading

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Piano Music From Sunny Spain

Pianist Martin Söderberg On a gloomy October afternoon Martin Söderberg bathed the room in warm sunshine with his all-Spanish solo piano program “A Musical Journey Through Spain.” Martin’s nordic surname belies his Spanish ancestry and, having grown up in Spain, a thorough absorption … Continue reading

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Prima Trio Embraced By Our Community

Prima Trio had a dynamic and productive week with us. It is particularly pleasing when visiting musicians are able to have an “Adirondack Experience.” The Trio structured their time in a way that allowed them several long and lazy afternoons … Continue reading

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Duo FAE Delves into Major Works for Violin and Piano

The beautiful young women of Duo FAE launched their two-week retreat with a house-concert at Weatherwatch Farm. Violinist Charlene Kluegel and pianist Katherine Petersen performed selected movements from three important sonatas for violin and piano: Brahms No. 3 in D … Continue reading

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Kaganovskiy Duo Premieres “Saranac Sketches” by Peter Kelsh

The husband-and-wife Kaganovskiy Duo began their residency with a superb concert, free and open to the public, at the Saranac United Methodist “Church in the Hollow.” Artur and Eszter Kaganovskiy performed Pleyel’s Grand Duo No. 1 for Violin and Viola, Leclair’s … Continue reading

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Secular and Sacred Renaissance Program

A joyful noyse was made in the recent program June 1-2 shared by NAVE and The Four Winds recorder consort at St. Peter’s Church (Plattsburgh) and St. Bernard’s Church (Saranac Lake). Both ensembles were featured separately and together: NAVE in a cappella … Continue reading

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Around the World with Sonic Escape

One of the wonderful things about Sonic Escape is the imaginative and gutzy way they incorporate classical, traditional folk, and world music in their programming.  The title “Around the World” offers the ensemble a flexible platform to mix and match their eclectic … Continue reading

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Dance-Inspired Daring Duo

The improbable duo of traditional-music accordionist Jeremiah McLane and classical pianist Annemieke Spoelstra have been on an extended tour to promote their new recording “DANSE” and the timing worked out for them to be the first ensemble to inaugurate the new … Continue reading

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