Our 26th Anniversary Season
September 2013 - May 2014





Welcome to Downtown Music at Grace
April Performances

A full month of Masters from the MET
(Featuring musicians of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra)

Wednesday, April 2 at 12:10 pm

A prizewinner in many international competitions, 25-year-old cellist Dmitry Volkov is one of the brightest talents to emerge from Russia today. With pianist Svetlana Gorokhovich, he will perform a Sonata by Dmitri Shostakovich, three Fantasie Stucke of Robert Schumann, and conclude  with the Grand Tango of  Astor Piazzolla.
A Downtown Music debut. Free Admission

Sunday, April 6 at 4:00 pm

26th Anniversary Concerto Celebration
Downtown Music continues its collaboration with the young winners of the New York International Piano Competition. Yen Yu Chen, and Kate Liu join us for a program which includes the Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5 and the Chopin Piano Concerto No. 1. They will be accompanied by Downtown Sinfonietta, which features members of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, playing from unique 19th and 21st century arrangements of the score. Yen Yu Chen & Kate Liu, Piano, Downtown Sinfonietta, Vincent Lionti, Conductor.
Adults: $25, Seniors: (65+) $15, Students: $10, Children age 5-12 with parent: $5


Wednesday, April 9 at 12:10 pm

Matthew Graybil, prizewinner of the New York International Piano Competition, plays a program of personal favorites. Free Admission


Wednesday, April 16 at 12:10 pm

Organist Ryan Kennedy, First Prize Winner of the 2013 American Guild of Organists Region II Competition, plays works of Bach, Vierne and Dupre on the magnificent Guilbault Therien Organ at Grace Church. Free Admission

Wednesday, April 23 at 12:10 pm

Pavel Vinnitsky, clarinet, appears regularly with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, the American Symphony, the Orchestra of St. Luke's. He is joined at the piano by his wife, Anna Vinnitsky who has appeared as a recitalist and collaborative artist at the Gewandhaus in Leipzig, Orchestra Hall in Chicago, and Merkin Hall in New York. Together, they offer an Opera Matinee featuring music of Rossini, Gounod and Gershwin. Free Admission

Wednesday, April 30 at 12:10 pm

Jörg-Michael Schwarz, violin; Karen Marie Marmer, viola & John Moran, cello: principals of the internationally acclaimed REBEL Ensemble for Baroque Music, play works of J.S. Bach, Giuseppe Torelli & W.A. Mozart. Free Admission