Two On Tap

Saturday, January 6, 2018 – 7:00 pm

Two On Tap

“… rhythm, style, humor, and Broadway flair…” – New Orleans Times

  • High-energy routines
  • Heralded by presenters and critics

Melissa Giattino and Ron DeStefano take you to the days when Fred & Ginger and Mickey & Judy filled the screen with undeniable chemistry, effortless harmony and precision tap dancing. Gorgeous vocals, exciting choreography and unique musical arrangements. This duo breaths new life into classic song-and-dance.

Duo Baldo

Sunday, April 22, 2018 – 3:00 pm

Duo Baldo“…exhilarating…” – Redacon

  • First Prize Musicomicontest (2009)
  • Debut with Andrea Bocelli (2004)

Violinist Brad Repp and pianist/actor Aldo Gentileschi combine virtuosic performances, theatrical humor and pop culture in critically-acclaimed performances. Brad performs on a 1736 Testore violin and Aldo performs on whatever piano he can find. High energy classical music with comedy and a touch of slapstick.

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players’–I’ve Got a Little Twist

Sunday, April 2, 2017–3 pm

 

GilbertSullivan450“Well paced and extremely entertaining.”

– Oscar Moore, talkentertainment.com

  • Fresh, Fun and Full of Life
  • Where The Mikado meets The Music Man

Artistic direction, great expression and onstage movement creating superior entertainment value. Featuring favorites from Rodgers and Hammerstein, Sondheim, Bernstein and more… A diverse, unique and entertaining night of fantastic music, old and new.

 

Alina Kiryayeva

Sunday, March 5, 2017–3 pm

 

AlinaKiryayeva450“…terrifically enjoyable show…”

– Lucid Culture, New York, NY

  • Moving Pictures – Music Program
  • Connects with Every Age Audience

Professional concert pianist and chamber musician, Alina is globally renowned for her powerful command of the instrument, unique interpretations and clarity of sound. She has won numerous awards and has been honored by the Ukrainian President Leonid Kravchuk with the State Award for Achievement in Arts. Brilliant light-classical music.

 

Cherish the Ladies

Saturday, October 15, 2016–7 pm

 

CherishTheLadies450“An astonishing array of virtuosity.”

– Washington Post

  • Celebrating 30 Years of Music Making
  • Led by Flute and Whistle Champion Joanie Madden

With their unique spectacular blend of instrumental talents, beautiful vocals, captivating arrangements and stunning step dancing, this powerhouse group combines all the facets of Irish culture and puts forth an immensely humorous and entertaining package. Grammy® Nominated Irish/American Supergroup.

 

The Ronnie Kole Trio

Sunday, September 18, 2016–3 pm

 

Ronnie Kole Trio“A beloved figure in New Orleans.”

– Craig Kraemer New Orleans Voices

  • A Lifetime Achievement Award and Induction into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame
  • Founding Member of the New Orleans Jazz Fest

The New Orleans-based musician’s smooth sound and elegant persona lend themselves to guest appearances with symphony orchestras. Ronnie is admired by top stars, from Harry Connick Jr. to Allen Toussaint. Enjoy the works of Duke Ellington, Cole Porter, and George Gershwin. Kole is a piano man’s piano man.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Young Irelanders

Friday, May 20, 2016 — 7 pm

 

YoungIrelanders_300“Ability in Abundance”

– Sunday Independence

  • Featuring Former Members of Riverdance and Lord of the Dance
  • From the Producer of “Women of Ireland”

This eight-member Irish music, song and dance troupe uses authentic Celtic instruments. Fuses old world traditions with contemporary flare in an eclectic repertoire of Irish, World Jazz and Pop.

 

Svetlana Smolina

Sunday, March 6, 2016 — 3 pm

 

SvetlanaSmolina_PRESS“Mesmerizing.”

– The New York Times

  • Appearances in Moscow, Rome & Hollywood Bowl
  • Artist in Residence, Temple University

Top honors at Citta di Senigalia International Piano Competition (Italy). Has appeared with the New York Philharmonic at Avery Fisher Hall and the Mariinsky Orchestra at Carnegie. Recording artist for Decca and Deutche Grammaphone. Traditional classical programming with International pedigree offers top-           notch concert experience.

 

Presidio Brass

Sunday, October 11, 2015 — 7 pm

 

Presidio_Brass2_300“Blazing technique and seamless precision.”

– Ponca City News, Ponca City, OK

  • “Sounds of the Cinema” Repertoire
  • Classical, Jazz and Popular Styles

Top-flight ensemble with impeccable touring credentials. Members have performed with the L.A. Philharmonic, Stevie Wonder, Frank Sinatra, “Blast,” Broadway musicals and Hollywood film scores. A feast for the senses in a program featuring all-time movie favorites.

 

Fireworks Ensemble

Friday, September 25, 2015 at 7 pm

 

FireworksEnsemble_300“Chamber music got a kick in the pants.”– The Washington Post

  • As seen at Chautauqua & Carnegie Hall
  • New Production: American Tapestry

21st century vision for chamber music. An amplified chamber band with an extraordinary range of styles, including Frank Zappa, traditional Americana, cartoon music, ambient techno, and 20th-century orchestral scores. Bringing their music to audiences beyond the concert hall.