Photo Flash: PREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY Continues 10th SeasonPhoto Flash: PREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY Continues 10th Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

PREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY offered its second evening concert of its Tenth Anniversary Season on Monday, February 11 at Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center with a star-studded guest roster including New York Philharmonic principal cellist - Carter Brey; co-concert master of both the Orchestra of St. Luke's and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra - Eriko Sato; principal flutist of the Orchestra of St. Luke's - Elizabeth Mann and pianist Donna Weng Friedman performing together with series founder, soprano Allison Charney and collaborative pianist, Craig Ketter. (more...)

Photo Flash: PREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY Continues Tenth Anniversary Season At Merkin Concert HalPhoto Flash: PREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY Continues Tenth Anniversary Season At Merkin Concert Hal
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2018

PREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY offered its first evening concert of its Tenth Anniversary Season Series on Monday December 3 at Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center with distinguished guest artists flutist Carol Wincenc, pianists Blair McMillen and Len Horovitz, violist Daniel Panner, mezzo-soprano Augusta Caso and veteran actor of stage and screen, Jordan Charney performing together with PREformances founder, soprano Allison Charney and collaborative pianist Craig Ketter.  (more...)

Photo Flash: The ARK Trio Returns to 'PREformances with Allison Charney' at Merkin Concert HallPhoto Flash: The ARK Trio Returns to 'PREformances with Allison Charney' at Merkin Concert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

The ARK trio returned to 'PREformances with Allison Charney' Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center on November 27 in NYC. BroadwayWorld has photos from the concert below! (more...)

Photo Flash: PREFORMANCES WITH ALISON CHARNEY at Merkin Concert HallPhoto Flash: PREFORMANCES WITH ALISON CHARNEY at Merkin Concert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

'PREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY' first evening concert of the 2017-18 season will feature preeminent musicians Kajsa William-Olsson, Elizabeth Mann, Donna Weng and the ARK trio (soprano Allison Charney, cellist Kajsa William-Olsson, pianist Reiko Uchida) in exclusive preview 'preformances' - anticipating their upcoming appearances on the world's most prestigious stages. The November 27th concert program taking place at 7:30 pm at Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center will present works by master composers of the 20th century - Czech composer Bohuslav Jan Martin? and Russian composer Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev as well as new classical works by American contemporary composer Michael Ching. (more...)

The ARK Trio to Return to 'PREformances With Allison Charney' Merkin Concert HallThe ARK Trio to Return to 'PREformances With Allison Charney' Merkin Concert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

The ARK trio return to 'PREformances with Allison Charney' Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center on November 27 in NYC. (more...)

PREformances with Allison Charney to Feature Mezzo Soprano Hyona KimPREformances with Allison Charney to Feature Mezzo Soprano Hyona Kim
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Mezzo soprano Hyona Kim will join PREformances with Allison Charney classical concert series on November 27th for the second concert of its 2017-18 debut Season at Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center. Ms. Kim joins host and founder soprano Allison Charney in a program which will feature preformances by Royal Stockholm Philharmonic cellist Kajsa William-Olsson who will play Martinu's Cello Concerto, No. 1 as she prepares to perform it with full orchestra later this season; Orchestra of St. Luke's principal flutist Elizabeth Mann who will play Prokofiev's Flute Sonata with pianist Donna Weng in advance of their upcoming concert at Princeton and the ARK trio, who will perform Michael Ching's reimagining's of five of Schubert's classic songs in his cycle Arrangements and Derangements: Interpretations of Schubert. (more...)

PREFORMANCES WITH ALISON CHARNEY to Feature Kajsa William-Olsson, Elizabeth Mann, and MorePREFORMANCES WITH ALISON CHARNEY to Feature Kajsa William-Olsson, Elizabeth Mann, and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

PREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY first evening concert of the 2017-18 season will feature preeminent musicians Kajsa William-Olsson, Elizabeth Mann, Donna Weng and the ARK trio (soprano Allison Charney, cellist Kajsa William-Olsson, pianist Reiko Uchida) in exclusive preview preformances - anticipating their upcoming appearances on the world's most prestigious stages. The November 27th concert program taking place at 7:30 pm at Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center will present works by master composers of the 20th century - Czech composer Bohuslav Jan Martin? and Russian composer Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev as well as new classical works by American contemporary composer Michael Ching. (more...)

Photo Flash: PREformances with Allison Charney Launches Season NinePhoto Flash: PREformances with Allison Charney Launches Season Nine
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

'PREformances with Allison Charney' launches its 2017-2018 Concert Series Season in its new home at Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center. Both intimate and stately the 450-seat Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center is located within the world-renown epicenter of classical music on Manhattan's West Side. (more...)

PREformances with Allison Charney Launches Season Nine at Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music CenterPREformances with Allison Charney Launches Season Nine at Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

PREformances with Allison Charney launches its 2017-2018 Concert Series Season in its new home at Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center. (more...)

Midtown International Theatre Festival to Present 100 Plays in 23 Days Starting This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2017

The Midtown International Theatre Festival returns for another summer of quality stage works, July 15 - August 6, 2017 at the WorkShop (312 W. 36th Street, NYC). New York's oldest continuing theater festival will present 100 plays in 23 days! (more...)

Midtown International Theatre Festival to Present 100 Plays in 23 Days Starting This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

The Midtown International Theatre Festival returns for another summer of quality stage works, July 15 - August 6, 2017 at the WorkShop (312 W. 36th Street, NYC). New York's oldest continuing theater festival will present 100 plays in 23 days! (more...)

Orchestra of St. Luke's to Return to Caramoor for 2017 Summer Residency
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

The Orchestra of St. Luke's, one of America's most versatile and distinguished orchestras, returns to its summer home at Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts to perform six varied programs ranging from opera to tango. (more...)

JCC Manhattan's PREformances with Allison Charney Continues with Orchestra of St. Luke's, 3/7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

JCC Manhattan proudly presents PREformances with Allison Charney featuring special guests from the Orchestra of St. Luke's on Monday, March 7th at 7:30pm. Music will include Beethoven's String Quartet no. 13, opus 130, Bolling's jazzy flute Suite and a collection of some of the greatest French operatic arias, performed by violinists Naoko Tanaka and Elizabeth Derham, violist Daniel Panner, cellist Alberto Parrini, flutist Elizabeth Mann, pianist Craig Ketter and soprano Allison Charney. (more...)

JCC Manhattan to Launch Winter/Spring Segment of PREFORMANCES WITH ALISON CHARNEY, 2/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

JCC Manhattan proudly launches the Winter/Spring segment of Season Seven of PREformances with Allison Charney on Monday, February 8th at 12:30pm with Monday's performance features PREformances with Allison Charney is a unique concert series offering audiences rare opportunities to hear In its first six years, PREformances has presented over 80 of today's most important classical musicians, nearly 30 of whom have appeared on the season multiple times. (more...)

Orchestra of St. Luke's to Close 40th Season with Beethoven's Fifth at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

One of the greatest works in the classical canon, Beethoven's Symphony No. 5, will conclude Orchestra of St. Luke's 40th Anniversary season at Carnegie Hall. OSL Principal Conductor Pablo Heras-Casado, praised in the Financial Times for his 'keen command of stylistic definition as well as expressive logic' following OSL's October concert, returns for what promises to be an exceptionally thrilling performance of this repertoire staple. 'Pablo will bring new levels of charisma and energy,' anticipates OSL flutist Elizabeth Mann. (more...)

St. Luke's to Present World Premiere by Gabriela Lena Frank
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Throughout its 40th anniversary season, St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble performs world premieres of works commissioned from three composers, who have been given one important parameter-each new piece must, in some way, be in dialogue with the other works performed on that program. On the next Chamber Music Series program in February, titled Short Stories, the commissioned composer is Gabriela Lena Frank; her piece, Rapsodia Andina No. 2, will be heard along with short musical gems by Britten, Ginastera, and Mozart. Short Stories will be performed three times, at Brooklyn Museum and The Morgan Library & Museum. (more...)

JCC Manhattan to Present 'PREformances' with Allison Charney, 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

JCC Manhattan presents PREformances with Allison Charney on Monday, November 17th at 12:30pm. (more...)

St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble to Perform in East Hampton, 8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble returns for a second summer to Guild Hall for a concert of Baroque and Classical favorites on Sunday, August 10. Works by Vivaldi, Bach, and Mozart will make for a delightful summer evening performance in the beautiful town of East Hampton. (more...)

Orchestra of St. Luke's & New York Philharmonic Partner for First NY PHIL BIENNIAL Festival This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2014

This spring, Orchestra of St. Luke's collaborates with the New York Philharmonic for the inaugural NY PHIL BIENNIAL, an 11-day exploration of today's music showcasing an array of curatorial voices through concerts presented with cultural partners throughout New York City. Based on biennials in the world of visual art, the NY PHIL BIENNIAL offers a snapshot of the music of our time, showcasing diverse musical ideas and broad philosophical themes. OSL co-presents two concerts, this weekend, May 31 and June 1 at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rose Theater, as part of this innovative festival. OSL Principal Conductor Pablo Heras-Casado will conduct these concerts and, at the invitation of New York Philharmonic Music Director Alan Gilbert, has served as a curatorial collaborator for the festival. (more...)

Orchestra of St. Luke's & New York Philharmonic Partner for First NY PHIL BIENNIAL Festival, 5/31-6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

This spring, Orchestra of St. Luke's collaborates with the New York Philharmonic for the inaugural NY PHIL BIENNIAL, an 11-day exploration of today's music showcasing an array of curatorial voices through concerts presented with cultural partners throughout New York City. Based on biennials in the world of visual art, the NY PHIL BIENNIAL offers a snapshot of the music of our time, showcasing diverse musical ideas and broad philosophical themes. OSL co-presents two concerts, May 31 and June 1 at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rose Theater, as part of this innovative festival. OSL Principal Conductor Pablo Heras-Casado will conduct these concerts and, at the invitation of New York Philharmonic Music Director Alan Gilbert, has served as a curatorial collaborator for the festival. (more...)

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