Pianists Matthew Harrison and Vlada Yaneva have been bringing Masterwork Conversations to audiences since their inaugural Chopin series in 2010. Their performances have taken them from stages in Europe to Carnegie Hall to the airwaves of WQXR (New York). Their open conversation recital format creates a unique connection with listeners and will feature music of Brahms and Liszt.
Pianist extraordinaire Cary Brown provides a live, improvised soundtrack to the classic short films of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy. The legendary comedy duo's slapstick routines are sure to put audience members of all ages in stitches. Recommended for ages 5 and up.
Charlie Powers, cello Christopher Bush, clarinet Aimee Tsuchiya, piano Rachmaninoff's virtuosic Sonata in G Minor for Cello and Piano serves as the centerpiece for this evening of chamber works by 19th-century Russian masters. Program- Reinhold Glière: Romance, Op. 35, No. 6 Mikhail Glinka: Trio Pathétique in D Minor Sergei Rachmaninoff: Vocalise, Op. 34, No. 14 ; Sonata for […]
Tenth Intervention: Hajnal Pivnick, violin; Dorian Wallace, piano/synthesizer Fresh from their Silent House film residency at Videology in Brooklyn, these "ambassadors of modern music" (Interlochen Public Radio) improvise a live score for the BBC's epic documentary series Planet Earth.
Summerland Music Society returns to downtown Glens Falls to present a screening of Sherlock Jr. (1924) at the beautiful Park Theater. This classic silent film features comedic genius Buster Keaton as a movie projectionist who dreams of being a detective. Experience Keaton’s extraordinary slapstick humor and unparalleled stunts with live improvised accompaniment by pianist Cary […]
Hailed as "strikingly imaginative," violinist Bryan Hernandez-Luch makes his Summerland Music Society debut with pianist Eric Sedgwick. The two New York City-based musicians will collaborate on a program of essential masterpieces including music of Brahms, Sarasate, Kreisler, and Still. Suggested donation: $10, reservations required. Seating will be at socially distanced tables for parties of 8 […]
Pianist Cary Brown provides an improvised score for the opulent 1925 silent film adaptation of the novel by Gaston Leroux. This spooky classic stars Lon Chaney (known as the "Man of a Thousand Faces") as a mysteriously disfigured composer living below the Paris Opera House. Suggested donation: $10, reservations required Seating will be at socially […]
Genre-defying pianist Vadim Neselovskyi takes the audience on a musical tour around his hometown of Odesa, Ukraine, filled with memories, historical references, flashbacks and dreams. All proceeds to benefit humanitarian efforts in Ukraine via the non-profit organization Razom for Ukraine. Suggested donation: $20. To reserve your seat, please click here or call 518 792 1150.
Summerland Music Society reimagines the 1927 silent film Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans with a live musical score in the Sembrich's lakeside salon studio. Sunrise, a romantic drama by German expressionist director F. W. Murnau, is regarded by some as the greatest film of the silent era. The Brooklyn-based Tenth Intervention, Hajnal Pivnick, violin […]