“BACH TO THE FUTURE” CONCERT SERIES

A SUNDAY SERIES OF BEAUTIFUL MUSIC IN THE VILLAGE!  

3-4PM every Sunday

St.  John's in the Village (218 W. 11th St., at Waverly place)

Followed by a reception in the courtyard, (weather permitting) or hall . 

Attend individual concerts for inspiration every Sunday afternoon -- or, subscribe to our series, to support the work of the Foundation for the Revival of Classical Culture; Its “Bach To The Future” Music/Science Program for Students; and the new Foundation for the Revival of Classical Culture Youth Chorus.  Accepting new student applications for the chorus -- ages 12 to 18!

In order to attend ALL or any concerts, subscibe to the foundation at $50 per month ($100 value).

For those who wish to support our youth chorus initiative, please select $75 or $100 subscription. Each $100 monthly subscription will support one student participating in our youth chorus for 1-year, which is free to all students.


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SAT, NOVEMBER 17: Frank Mathis, baritone and Jonathan DePeri, piano

PROGRAM: Sviridov – “Petersburg”; Rachmaninoff songs

Two American musicians, pianist Jonathan DePeri and baritone Frank Mathis, resurrect the rarely-performed Russian song-cycle Petersburg, prompting reflection upon 100 years of Russian-American cultural exchange, and the future of music.

TICKETS HERE


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SAT, DECEMBER 1: Margarita Rovenskaya & Xiao Chen, piano

PROGRAM: Schubert Fantasia in F minor for piano four hands D940, Rachmaninoff 6 Morceaux for four hands, Op. 11, and Chopin selections

Two sensational pianists will play piano compositions for 4-hands by great masters.

TICKETS HERE


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SUN, DECEMBER 9: Everett Suttle, tenor, and Indira Mahajan, soprano; Richard Alston, piano

STARTS AT 2:30

PROGRAM: Christmas songs

It’s that time of the year again! Praised for her “strongly centered, richly textured soprano” by New York Magazine, the Marian Anderson Award-winning soprano, Indira Mahajan is joined by tenor, Everett Suttle for a beautiful concert of Christmas favorites!

TICKETS HERE


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SUN, DECEMBER 16: Frank Mathis, baritone and Jonathan DePeri, piano

PROGRAM: Bach Cantatas

Pianist Jonathan DePeri and baritone Frank Mathis join forces again to perform some of Bach’s greatest Cantatas for voice and organ.

TICKETS HERE


3-4PM every Sunday

St.  John's in the Village (218 W. 11th St., at Waverly Pl.)

JANUARY—MAY, 2019

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SUN, JANUARY 13: Classical guitar solo: Tali Roth

PROGRAM: Barrios -An alm for the love of god; Pipo - Cancion y Danza;

J.S.Bach - D minor chaconne; Albeniz- Torre bermeja & Asturias

One of the world’s leading and most charismatic guitarists, Tali Roth has been hailed by Classical Guitar magazine as "an extraordinary solo and chamber musician” and by The New York Times as a “marvelous classical guitarist”.

TICKETS HERE


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SUN, JANUARY 20: Maryam Raya Kheirbeck, Piano

PROGRAM: Beethoven Sonata, Op. 90, Op. 110, Chopin Ballad #3 and 4

Maryam Raya Kheirbek is internationally recognized for her dynamic stage presence and creative versatility. She gave her first public recital at the age of nine, and made her Carnegie Hall debut at the age of sixteen.

TICKETS HERE


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SUN, JANUARY 27: Frank Mathis, baritone and Jonathan DePeri, piano

PROGRAM: Franz Schubert “Winterrise” Song Cycle

One of the most extraordinary song cycles ever composed. Schubert’s Winterrise is astounding, poetic, beautiful and contrary to the commonly held belief that it’s merely a series of songs about a man’s journey through love found and lost, highly political.

TICKETS Here


SUN, FEBRUARY 3 : Piano Quintet with Margarita Rovenskaya

PROGRAM: César Franck - Piano Quintet in F minor and Antonín Dvořák - Romance in F minor, Op. 11

Join us for two exceptional works of Franck & Dvorak—both late 20th century composers whose exemplifies the best of the Classical principle in musical composition.

TICKETS HERE


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SUN, FEBRUARY 17: Francesca Khalifa, Piano

PROGRAM: "Domenico Scarlatti--3 Selected Sonatas, J. S. Bach-Concerto nach Italienischen Gusto, L. van Beethoven - Sonata No. 31 Op. 110. J. Brahms - Variations on a Theme of R. Schumann Op. 9"

Noted Russian pianist, Francesca Khalifa performs some of the most beautiful Classical repertoire of all times

TICKets here


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SUN, FEBRARY 24: Chamber music with Jonathan DePeri

PROGRAM: TBA

Pianist and the founder of Gotham Arts Salon, Jonathan DePeri, will be joined by friends for an undoubtedly fantastic afternoon of great music.

TICKETS HERE


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SUN, MARCH 3 : Margarita Rovenskaya, Piano

PROGRAM: Schumann Sonata no. 2 in G minor, op. 22 & Beethoven: Sonata No.21 in C Major, "Waldstein"

Artist Margarita Rovenskaya performs a solo concert of the two of incredible compositions by Schumann & Beethoven.

TICKETS HERE


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SUN, MARCH 10: Opera Arias hosted by Victoria Miningham

PROGRAM: The greatest arias from around the world

Opera singer and Founder of “Victoria Opera House”, Victoria Miningham, curates a delightful afternoon of opera arias from around the world that will delight the senses.

TICKETS HERE


SAT, MARCH 16, 7PM

PROGRAM: Irish songs and poems with harp, in celebration of St. Patrick's Day


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SUN, MARCH 24: Alexandra Ayoun Kim cello; Jacob van der Sloot, viola & Yaegy Park, violin

PROGRAM: Schumann Adagio & Allegro; Beethoven String trio; Mozart Violin & Viola Duo G Major or B Flat; Bach Suite No. 4 E flat


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SUN, MARCH 31: Met Opera String Quartet with Francesca Khalifa, Piano

PROGRAM: Mozart piano Concerti (K414 and K415., No. 12 and 13)

Noted Russian pianist, Francesca Khalifa performs with a string quartet of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, two beloved concertos of Mozart.


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SUN, APRIL 7: Yaegy Park, violin; Bo Kyung, piano

PROGRAM: "Schubert Violin Sonatina in D Major Op. 137; Brahms Scherzo in C major from FAE Sonata; Clare Schumann Three Romances; Vitali Chaconne

Chopin, solo piano


SUN, APRIL 14: Frank Mathis, baritone and Jonathan DePeri, piano

PROGRAM: African-American Spirituals and Roland Hayes’ "Life of Christ" Cycle

On Palm Sunday, the day of the moveable feast that commemorates Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem, join us on a spiritual journey through “Life of Christ” and other spirituals that sings to the divinity that lies with each human being.


SUN, APRIL 28: Margarita Rovenskaya, piano; Kevin Mills, cello

PROGRAM: Dvorak rondo, silent woods; Brahms E minor cello sonata; Rachmaninoff op. 2 piano and cello; Schumann op. 73 Fantasiestucke

A fantastic program of Dvorak, Brahms & Schumann


SUN, MAY 5: Frank Mathis, baritone and Jonathan DePeri, piano

PROGRAM: Brahms Organ Chorale Preludes Op. 122; Brahms "Vier ernste Gesänge"; other Brahms songs

The towering works of Johannes Brahms are combined here in both his rarely performed organ work and his beautiful art-songs.


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SUN, MAY 12: Classical guitar solo: Tali Roth

PROGRAM Barrios- la Cathedral ( inspired by Bach )

J.S.Bach - 2nd violin partita; Lauro - 4 Venezuelan valses

Piazzolla - milonga del Angel & Primavera Portena

One of the world’s leading and most charismatic guitarists, Tali Roth has been hailed by Classical Guitar magazine as "an extraordinary solo and chamber musician” and by The New York Times as a “marvelous classical guitarist”.


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SUN, MAY 12: Everett Suttle & Friends

PROGRAM: Songs from around the world

For this last Sunday program of the season, join renowned tenor, Everett Suttle and friends, for an afternoon of delightful songs.