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2017-2018 Schedule of Performances:


Wednesday, February 7, 12:10 p.m.

Tableau VivantKaren Marie Marmer, baroque violin and Dongsok Shin, fortepiano.  Two principals of the celebrated REBEL Ensemble for Baroque Music return with a program designed to draw out the unique sonorities of their period instruments. Music of J.C. Bach and Mozart.
This concert is made possible, in part,  with the generous support of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

Wednesday, February 14, 12:10 p.m


The Highbridge Voices in concert. Sunday, February 18 at 4:30 pm. Click here for details.

Wednesday, February 21, 12:10 p.m

Guitarist John Lehmann-Haupt is known equally for his arrangements of popular and traditional songs and for his classical interpretations. He has performed throughout the Northeast and in the homes of such prominent New Yorkers as Tom Brokaw and Madeleine Albright. His 12-year engagement at Windows on the World was cited for musical excellence by The New York Times. The program includes works of J.S. Bach, George Gershwin, Isaac Albeniz and James Taylor.  A Downtown Music debut. 
This concert is made possible with the generous support of the Brian Wallach Agency, White Plains, New York.  Personal and Commercial Insurance since 1949.

Wednesday, February 28, 12:10 p.m

Berlin-based cellist Moky Gibson-Lane has performed for Presidents Bill Clinton and Nelson Mandela; has recorded pop CDs for Brubeck and Stevie Starr; and has a glowing recommendation from Daniel Barenboim, under whom she completed her studies at the Akademie of the Staatskapelle. She is joined at the piano by Pei-Yao Wang.  A veteran of Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, and Suntory Hall, Ms. Wang has also performed at major festivals including Marlboro, Caramoor, La Jolla, Ravinia, and Bridgehampton.  A Downtown Music debut.      

The program includes the Bach Suite No. 4 for solo cello in E-Flat Major, and the Rachmaninov Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor.

This concert is made possible, in part, with a generous gift from Beverley and Sabin Streeter in honor of Tim Lewis.


Wednesday, March 7, 12:10 p.m

The Musicians of the Westchester Philharmonic:  Distinguished cellist Eugene Moye and friends.
This concert is made possible with the generous support of the Brian Wallach Agency, White Plains, New York. Personal and Commercial Insurance since 1949.

Wednesday, March 14, 12:10 p.m

Two members of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Quan Yuan, violin and Vincent Lionti, Viola are joined by pianist Alex Ruvinstein for a program of charming, rarely heard nineteenth century trios entitled “Lost Gems of the Romantic Era”.  
This concert is made possible, in part, with the generous support of Lago Ristorante, West Harrison and Ridgeway Garden Center, White Plains.

Wednesday, March 21, 12:10 p.m

Cellist David Heiss is a member of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and is principal cellist of The New York Pops at Carnegie Hall. Featured as a concerto soloist and recitalist in a wide range of repertoire, he plays a John Betts cello, dated 1789. He is joined by the pianist Warren Jones, a member of the faculty of the Manhattan School of Music and the Music Academy of the West, who is Principal Pianist for the exciting California chamber music group Camerata Pacifica. 
This concert is made possible with the generous support of Dagher Engineering, PLLC. 

Wednesday, March 28, 12:10 p.m

Lucian Rinando, flute, Samuel Magill, Cello and Babette Hierholzer, piano offer a program which includes the Trio in D Minor of Felix Mendelssohn as transcribed by the composer, as well as a selection of Preludes from the Well Tempered Clavier of J.S. Bach in an extremely beautiful arrangement  by the nineteenth century piano virtuoso, Ignaz Moscheles.
This concert is made possible, in part, with the generous support of D’Errico Jewelry, Scarsdale.


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