Songs to Keep: Treasures of an Adirondack Folk Collector

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 9:00pm

Between 1940 and 1960 Marjorie Lansing Porter tirelessly recorded folk songs that were on the brink of disappearing throughout New York's Adirondack Mountains. Now, contemporary musicians honor her collection by re-recording these traditional tunes.

Pete Seeger: Live in Australia 1963

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 8:00pm

Enjoy singing along with this iconic musician as he takes the stage in Melbourne, Australia to perform a classic set of folk standards.

Hochstein at High Falls: The Jane Mutiny

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 12:15pm

The Jane Mutiny presents a daring arrangement of alternative blues.

Hochstein at High Falls Concert Series: The Dady Brothers

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 12:15pm

Always a crowd pleaser, the Dady Brothers are a versatile duo -- playing the fiddle, mandolin, guitar, bodhran, banjo, uilleann pipes, harmonica, and even pennywhistle.

Hochstein at High Falls Concert Series Presents Mambo Kings

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 12:10pm

Their explosive blend of Afro-Cuban rhythms and jazz improvisation is contagious!

Pacific Heartbeat" Papa Mau: The Wayfinder"

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 7:00pm

In 1976, Hawaiians sailed the traditional voyaging canoe Hōkūle‘a from Hawai‘i to Tahiti and proved to the world that their ancestors had explored the vast expanse of the Pacific Ocean by navigating with the stars.

American Masters – American Ballet Theatre: A History

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 9:00pm

Delving into the rich history of one of the world’s preeminent ballet companies

Minnesota Orchestra’s Cuba Tour

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 8:00pm

Led by Music Director Osmo Vänskä, the Minnesota Orchestra performs live in Havana.

This Women's World

A few years ago, pianist and professor Sylvie Beaudette conducted an experiment.

In her music history class at Eastman, she played pieces by male and female composers from each major era side by side without revealing the composers' gender. She paired an opera excerpt by Monteverdi with a cantata excerpt by Francesca Caccini. She compared music of Couperin (a man) with that of Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre (a woman). She contrasted a German lied by Robert Schumann with Josephine Lang's, and she paired chamber music by Ernest Bloch with a piece by Rebecca Clarke.

And the Nominees Are...

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

The 69th Tony Award nominations have been announced.