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‘Serene Moon’: Jiaoyue Lyu Performs Vibrant Guqin and Zhu Recital at Lincoln Center

In her recent concert in the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse at Lincoln Center on Saturday evening, October 29, 2016, Jiaoyue Lyu enchanted and entranced her audience with a program rich in traditional Chinese poetic music selectio...
by Ellen Gilmer
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Skill Building Sequence for Choral Ensembles from Dr. Jennifer Miceli

In the Foreword to her very engaging and informative new book, Dr. Jennifer Miceli reveals the many dimensions and unique diversity of her career path and experiences as a professional choral director, music educator, educator ...
by Ellen Gilmer
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‘The Merry Widow’ at the Metropolitan Opera – A Vibrant New Production for 2014-15

This season’s production of Franz Lehár’s The Merry Widow (Die Lustige Witwe) at the Metropolitan Opera is alight with brilliant colors, joyful dance, flirtatious sensuality and playful humor. The authenticity and opulence...
by Ellen Gilmer
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Serene Moon Concert by Jiaoyue Lyu: Guqin Recital at Weill Recital Hall

Jiaoyue Lyu, an accomplished Guqin artist and pianist, performed a Guqin concert of exquisite beauty, sensitivity and fine art on June 2nd, 2014, at Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall, in New York City. Having studied and played...
by Ellen Gilmer
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HEARTBEATS SPEAK in Helen Peterson’s Poetry-Dance Theater Performance

Helen Peterson, dynamic choreographer and poet, will perform HEARTBEATS SPEAK, her original creation of poetry-dance fusion in concert at the Triskelion Arts Theater in Brooklyn, NY, on Sunday, May 4th, 2014. Helen’s unique p...
by Ellen Gilmer
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Eugene Hyon’s Non-Ephemeral Moments Realized

The highly energized yet, at times, startlingly tranquil exhibition of art photography by native New York photographer, Eugene Hyon, organizer and curator at A Gathering of the Tribes on East 3rd Street in Manhattan, was an ori...
by Ellen Gilmer
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Eugene Onegin on the Metropolitan Opera’s 2013-14 Opening Night

The MET Opera’s opening night performance of Deborah Warner’s production of Eugene Onegin, Tchaikovsky’s dynamic and passionate opera, on September 23, 2013, retained much of its inherent lyrical beauty and expansive gran...
by Ellen Gilmer
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Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore at the MET—Opera Buffa with Enlightening Elegance

This season’s Metropolitan Opera production of Gaetano Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore is a dynamic and dazzling combination of vocal splendor, bright and engaging acting and compelling staging. With the brilliant and unpa...
by Ellen Gilmer
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Premiere Concert of the Ars Longa Quire – A Generous Gift of Celebration in Song

The premiere concert of the Ars Longa Quire at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Huntington, Long Island, NY, at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, January 13th, 2013, was a beautifully presented and performed program of uniquely co...
by Ellen Gilmer
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