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NEW YORK CITY CONCERTS | 2017-2018

Natasha Brofsky, Artistic Director
Volunteers: Tanya Gabrielian, Arlene Hajinlian, Celia Hatton, Lingzi Liu

Save the dates for next season!

  • Thursday, October 4, 2018 – featuring the Juilliard String Quartet
  • Thursday, November 15, 2018
  • Thursday. February 7, 2019
  • Thursday, April 4, 2019

These four concerts will be at 7:30pm in Broadway Presbyterian Church, 601 W. 114th Street, NY, NY 10025

2017 - 2018 Season

Sunday . May 20 . 2018 . 3:00pm
The Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd . 7420 4th Ave . Brooklyn . NY 11209
Performers

Natasha Brofsky, cello; Catherine Cho, violin & viola; Yaegy Park, violin; Todd Phillips, viola; Carmit Zori, violin

NYC Core Concert Series, 2017 -2018

F. J. Haydn, String Quartet Op. 20 No. 1 in E-flat Major
W. A. Mozart, String Duo No. 1 in G Major for violin and viola
F. J. Haydn, String Quartet No. 63 in B-flat major, Op. 76 No. 4 “Sunrise”

This concert benefits Bay Ridge Center Food Pantry.

Saturday. April 28. 2018. 3:00PM
Broadway Presbyterian Church . 601 West 114th Street . New York . NY 10025
Performers

Mimosa Chamber Orchestra

Mimosa Chamber Orchestra

Suggested Donation: $30+, $10+ students
All proceeds benefit Broadway Community.

Wednesday . 18 April . 2018 . 7:30pm
LeFrak Concert Hall . Aaron Copland School of Music . Queens College
Performers

Queens College Orchestra
Scott Gentile, conductor
Marcy Rosen, cello

Queens College Orchestra with Marcy Rosen, cello

Mozart, Symphony No. 35 in D Major “Haffner ”
Saint-Saëns, Cello Concerto No. 1 (Marcy Rosen, Cello)
Liszt, Mephisto Waltz No. 1
Tchaikovsky, 1812 Overture

All donations benefit the food pantry of Nicholas of Tolentine Roman Catholic Church.

Thursday . April 5 . 2018 . 7:30 pm
Broadway Presbyterian Church . 601 West 114th Street . New York . NY 10025
Performers

Natasha Brofsky, cello; Tanya Gabrielian, piano; Marka Gustavsson, viola; Jennifer Liu, violin; Caeli Smith, viola; Emily Smith, violin; Laurie Smukler, violin; Terry Sweeney, percussion; Carmit Zori, violin

NYC Core Concert Series, 2017 -2018

W. A. Mozart, String Quartet in G Major, K.387
Andy Akiho, Deciduous
R. Schumann, Piano Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 44

Suggested Donation: $30+, $10+ students
Concert benefits New York Common Pantry

Thursday . February 15 . 2018 . 7:30 pm
Broadway Presbyterian Church . 601 West 114th Street . New York . NY 10025
Performers

Apollo Trio (Curtis Macomber, violin; Sophie Shao, cello; Marija Stroke, piano); Natasha Brofsky, cello; Hai-Ting Chinn, mezzo-soprano; Mary Marathe, mezzo-soprano; Edvard Pogossian, cello; Suzanne Schwing, mezzo-soprano.

NYC Core Concert Series, 2017 -2018

W. A. Mozart, Piano Trio in B flat; K.502
Bruce Adolphe, The End of Tonight
J. Brahms, Piano Trio No. 1in B Major, Op. 8

Suggested Donation: $20+, $10+ students
Concert benefits West Side Campaign Against Hunger.

Sunday . February 4 . 2018 . 3:00pm
The Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd . 7420 4th Ave . Brooklyn . NY 11209
Performers

Natasha Brofsky, cello; Catherine Cho, violin; Hsin-Yun Huang viola; Robert McDonald, piano

NYC Core Concert Series, 2017 -2018

F. J. Haydn, Piano Trio in E-flat Major, Hob.XV:30
L. v. Beethoven, String Trio in c minor, Op. 9, no. 3
J. Brahms, Piano Quartet No. 2 in A Major, Op. 26

This concert benefits Reaching-Out Community Services, Inc.

8 December 2017 . 7:00pm
David Greer Recital Hall . Bloomingdale School of Music . 323 West 108th Street . New York City
Performers

Mark Mollica, guitar

True: Part 2 Electric

This concert features Bloomingdale School of Music faculty member Mark Mollica in works influenced by blues, rock, jazz, world music, and electronica.

This concert supports Broadway Community.

Thursday . November 16 . 2017 . 7:30 pm
Broadway Presbyterian Church . 601 West 114th Street . New York . NY 10025
Performers

Natasha Brofsky, cello; Renana Gutman, piano; Qing Jiang, piano; Alan Kay, clarinet; Daniel Phillips, violin; Marcy Rosen, cello; Jayn Rosenfeld, flute; Lucy Shelton, soprano

NYC Core Concert Series, 2017 -2018

J. S. Bach, Chaconne from Partita No. 2 in d minor for solo violin, BWV1004 (Phillips)
Susan Botti, Bird Songs
M. Ravel, Chansons Madécasses
J. Brahms, Clarinet Trio, Op. 114

Suggested Donation: $30+, $10+ students
All proceeds benefit Sylvia Center.

Thursday . September 28 . 2017 . 7:30 pm
Broadway Presbyterian Church . 601 West 114th Street . New York . NY 10025
Performers

The Juilliard String Quartet

NYC Core Concert Series, 2017 -2018

J. S. Bach, Sonata for Solo Violin No.2 in a minor, BWV 1003 (Joseph Lin, violin)
Haydn, String Quartet Opus 76, no. 5
Bartók, String Quartet No. 5

Suggested Donation: $30+, $10+ students
All proceeds benefit Broadway Community.

Saturday. May 27 . 2017 . 3-6pm
East River State Park, Williamsburg, NY
Performers

Ari Isaacman-Beck, Natasha Brofsky, Madeline Fayette. Qing Jiang, Gwen Krosnick, Chase Morrin, Cordelia Tapping

Music No Boundaries: NYC

This concert is presented by Yellow Barn as part of “Music No Boundaries NYC” and will take place at Smorgasburg.

Friday . April 21 . 2017 . 7:30 pm
LeFrak Concert Hall at Queens College . 65-30 Kissena Blvd . Flushing . NY 11367
Performers

Community Musicians Collective of Queens College Orchestra, Scott Gentile, Conductor; Nina Lelchuk, piano; Marcy Rosen, cello

Community Musicians Collective of Queens College Orchestra

Beethoven, Coriolan Overture
Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 23 in A, K.488
Dvořák, Silent Woods, Op. 68

All proceeds benefit Saint Nicholas of Tolentine Food Pantry.

Thursday . April 20 . 2017 . 7:30 pm
Broadway Presbyterian Church . 601 West 114th Street . New York . NY 10025
Performers

Natasha Brofsky, cello; Christine Lamprea, cello; Linda Numagami, viola; Tara Helen O’Connor, flute; Daniel Phillips, violin; Tara Helen O’Connor, flute; Roger Tapping, viola; Carmit Zori, vioin;

NYC CORE CONCERT SERIES SEASON FINALE!

Mozart, C Major Flute Quartet, K285b.
Schulhoff, Duo for Violin and Cello.
Dvořák, String Sextet in A Major, Opus 48.

Suggested Donation: $30, $10 students
All proceeds benefit Sylvia Center.

Saturday . March 25 . 2017 . 3:00 pm
Broadway Presbyterian Church . 601 West 114th Street . New York . NY 10025
Performers

Mimosa Chamber Orchestra & Alexi Kenney, violin

Elgar, Bach, Tchaikovsky

Elgar, Elegy, Opus 58.
J. S. Bach, Violin Concerto in d minor, BWV 1052.
Tchaikovsky, Serenade for Strings.

Suggested Donation: $30, $10 students
All proceeds benefit Broadway Community.

Thursday . February 16 . 2017 . 7:30 pm
Broadway Presbyterian Church . 601 West 114th Street . New York . NY 10025
Performers

Catherine Cho, violin; Paul Katz, cello; Pei-Shan Lee, piano; Juilliard Studio Cello Ensemble

Beethoven, Schubert, Debussy

Beethoven, Piano Trio in E-flat, Opus 1, no. 1.
Schubert, Piano Trio in E-flat, Opus 100
Debussy, Sarabande, arranged for 8 celli by Laszlo Varga.

Suggested Donation: $30, $10 students; donations collected at the door.
All proceeds benefit New York Common Pantry.

Thursday . November 3 . 2016 . 7:30pm
Broadway Presbyterian Church . 601 West 114th Street . New York . NY 10025
Performers

Renana Gutman, piano; Kim Kashkashian, viola; Alexi Kenney, violin; Marcy Rosen, cello; The Peabody Trio (Natasha Brofsky, cello; Seth Knopp, piano; Violaine Melançon, violin )

IVES, MOZART, & MORE

J. S. Bach, Piano Trio in E Major for violin and keyboard.
Ives, Piano Trio, Op. 86.
Mozart Piano Quartet in E-flat, K. 493.

Suggested Donation: $30, $10 students; donations collected at the door.
All proceeds benefit Westside Campaign Against Hunger.