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Modern American Music Series: The John Esposito Trio

Saturday, November 1, 8:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

John Esposito, piano
Otto Gardner, bass
Peter O'Brian, drums

Bard faculty pianist John Esposito and his trio perform original compositions and distinctive reworkings of standard repertoire.

"One of the strongest jazz pianists on the planet, an underrecognized giant." (Bruce Lee Gallanter, Downtown Music Gallery)

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Faculty Artist Recital: Leo Blanco, piano

Thursday, November 6, 8:30 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

Leo Blanco, piano
Bob Gullotti, drums 

An evening of free improvisation for piano, both solo and with drums.

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Faculty Debut Recital: Vivian Montgomery, harpsichord

Friday, November 7, 8:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

A program of solo harpsichord pieces by Froberger, Louis Couperin, J.S. Bach, C.P.E. Bach, Peter Phillips, Scarlatti, and Buxtehude, interwoven with excerpts from Dr. Montgomery’s intimate writings on myriad elements of playing and teaching the harpsichord.

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Longy Hosts: Mikhail Svetlov, bass

Saturday, November 8, 7:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall


"Pineapples in Champagne"

Mikhail Svetlov, bass
Olga Bykhovsky, mezzo-soprano 
William Merrill, piano

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Graduating Student Recital: Di Wu, violin

Sunday, November 9, 2:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall
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New Music by Longy Composers

Monday, November 10, 8:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

New music by Longy composition students, performed by students.

Works by Lukáš Olejník, Zachary Friedland, Jun Feng, Alexander Barsov, Paul William Keefe, Larry Rubin, Samuel Justin Gabay, and Alan Uhler.



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Longy Hosts: Boston New Music Initiative

Friday, November 14, 8:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall
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Longy Hosts: American Classics

Sunday, November 16, 3:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

Longy Hosts: Collage New Music

Sunday, November 16, 8:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall


"New American Trios"

featuring the Calyx Piano Trio

Catherine French, violin
Jennifer Lucht, cello
Nina Ferrigno, piano

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Celebrity Series Debut: Simón Bolívar String Quartet

Tuesday, November 18, 8:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

Mendelssohn: String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, Op. 13
Ginastera: String Quartet No. 1
Brahms: String Quartet in C minor, Op. 51, No. 1

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Celebrity Series Debut: Simón Bolívar String Quartet

Wednesday, November 19, 8:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

Mendelssohn: String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, Op. 13
Ginastera: String Quartet No. 1
Brahms: String Quartet in C Minor, Op. 51, No. 1

This performance is SOLD OUT.

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Daniel: A Medieval Masterpiece Revisited

Friday, November 21, 7:30 pm
Trinity Church, Boston

Longy students perform a new production of medieval mystery play The Play of Daniel, with music by Beauvais and led by Longy faculty Anne Azéma.

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Radius Ensemble: Pluck

Saturday, November 22, 8:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

Ravel: Introduction and Allegro (1905)
Makan: Nothing is More Important for flute, viola and harp (2009)
Françaix: Quartet for English horn and strings (1971)
Beethoven: Quintet for piano and winds, Op. 16 (1796)

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Daniel: A Medieval Masterpiece Revisited

Sunday, November 23, 3:00 pm
Trinity Church, Boston

Longy students perform a new production of medieval mystery play The Play of Daniel, with music by Beauvais and led by Longy faculty Anne Azéma.

Faculty Artist Recital: Brian Moll, piano

Sunday, November 23, 7:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall


Arias and Duets by Mozart; Songs by Schubert, Grieg, Vaughn Williams, and Poulenc.

With guest artists Sara Heaton, soprano and Andrew Garland, baritone.

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Longy Conservatory Orchestra

Tuesday, November 25, 7:30 pm
Sanders Theatre, Harvard University

Geoffrey McDonald, conductor

Mozart: Symphony No. 41 in C major, K. 551 "Jupiter"
Leó Weiner: Serenade for small orchestra, Op. 3
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1, Op. 25 "Classical"

Including a performance by the Sistema Side by Side Orchestra with members of the Longy Conservatory Orchestra and students from El Sistema-inspired music programs.

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Longy and Bard announce a new training orchestra, based in
New York City.

For program info, click here. 

Read the feature in
The New York Times here.