The Potsdam Brass Quintet will be in residence for two days in the Niskayuna school district for their annual Bandfest. They will be performing concerts, clinics, and featured as soloists with the Niskayuna concert band in a performance of Eric Ewazen's Shadowcatcher.
John is featured soloist with the Orchestra of Northern New York for this concert of Baroque favorites. A magnificent collection of music chosen from one of the Baroque period’s most brilliant composers, Henry Purcell, as well as other music from the celebrated English Court. The program will include such favorites as Clark’s Trumpet Voluntary, Purcell’s Abdelazar (Rondeau), Dido and Aaeneas, Trumpet Sonata, Chacony in G Minor and music from The Fairy Queen as well as great music from Handel. Saturday Feb. 8, 7:30 pm, Trinity Episcopal Church in Watertown, and Sunday Feb. 9, 3:30 pm, St. Mary's Church in Potsdam.
The Nutcracker Ballet with Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet and Canada's National Arts Centre Orchestra - Wednesday Dec. 4 - Saturday December 7. See the NAC website for more information.
The National Arts Centre Orchestra performs Berloiz Symphonie Fantastique, as well as works by guest Cameron Carpenter. Thursday and Friday, October 31, November 1; 8:00 pm, Southam Hall, National Arts Centre, Ottawa Canada.