Longy School of Music of Bard College’s year-long centennial celebration gets some love this Valentine’s weekend as both of their acclaimed orchestras, the Longy Conservatory Orchestra (LCO) and Sistema Side by Side Orchestra (SSBSO) perform a special Valentine’s concert, “From Longy with Love,” at First Church Cambridge.
Longy Conservatory Orchestra
Sean Wang, conductor
Jeremy Van Buskirk, Longy composition faculty: Step Up!
Oscar Navarro: Clarinet Concerto No. 2, featuring soloist Juan Ardila Blandon, clarinet (Undergraduate Diploma candidate)
Schumann: Symphony No. 1, Op. 38 "Spring"
Sistema Side by Side Orchestra
Jorge Soto, conductor
Yi-Li Chang will be giving her harpsichord recital at Longy School of Music. As a violinist, gambist and harpsichordist, she is going to share what she learned on the harpsichord, viola da gamba and violin with everyone at her Longy life. Harpsichord recital will be her first stop, viola da gamba recital and baroque violin recitals are coming in April. Hope everyone come hear, and enjoy the music.
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A full day of performances of new works from Longy's composition department
Edward M. Pickman Hall, 1pm: Music by, or inspired by John Cage
Edward M. Pickman Hall, 3pm: Music by Longy students, alum, and faculty
Wolfinsohn Room, 4:30pm: Longy Lab: an experimental music series curated by Peter J. Evans
Edward M. Pickman Hall, 6pm: Music by Longy students, alum, and faculty
Faculty Artist Recital: Carol Mastrodomenico, soprano
This all Spanish program will feature Spanish and Argentinian composers, including Ernesto Hafflter, Frederic Mompou, Antonio Abril, Eduardo Toldra, Astor Piazzolla, Carlos Lopez Buchardo, Alberto Ginastera, and Carlos Guastavino.
Libor Dudas (Longy faculty)
Michelle Fiertek (Hartt School of Music)
and Kaeza Fern (Winchester Music School)
In honor of Longy's centennial, the School is proud to offer many concerts free of charge and open to the public. Please consider making a donation along with your ticket reservation to help Longy continue to provide world-class musical performances for the surrounding community.