POSTPONED – March 29, 2020 in THE BRONX – Piano star MARIANNA PRJEVALSKAYA has performed with the Cincinnati Symphony, Louisiana Philharmonic, and National Lithuanian Symphony, collaborated with many great conductors, and released records on Naxos and Fanfare Cincinnati. On her MIM 2020 concert and FREE Bronx Piano Sundays debut, she regales us with technically exact renditions of timeless musical works by SCARLATTI, SOLER, DEBUSSY, and CHOPIN. — Stay tuned for future date!
POSTPONED – March 28, 2020 in THE BRONX – One of today’s leading contemporary Mexican ensembles, known for its show-stopping musicality and charisma, the high-octane VILLALOBOS BROTHERS fuse the expressive richness of Mexican folk with the intricate harmonies of jazz and classical music. “A crazy ball of sound: Mexican coastal traditions meet Sam Cooke in The Bronx!” Argentinean singer-songwriter CAROLINA MAMA is guest opening artist! — Stay tuned for future dates!
POSTPONED – March 22, 2020 in THE BRONX – After last year’s masterful MIM concert showcasing Caribbean danzas, SARA BUECHNER returns to The Bronx with rising star pianists SUJIN KIM and EVELYN TIJANDRI. Winners of multiple piano competitions, they display their lauded abilities in works for 2, 4, and 6 hands by MOSZKOWSKI, MOREL CAMPOS, GOTTSCHALK, MOMPOU, RAVEL, DE FALLA, TURINA, and BUECHNER. Don’t miss this dazzling tribute to concert piano artistry! — Stay tuned for future date!
POSTPONED – March 21, 2020 in THE BRONX – Led by HOMMY RAMOS, with percussionist and co-director NELSON BELLO, Trombeatz is a dynamic, cutting edge and totally unique Caribbean jazz ensemble. Their debut album, A CARIBBEAN THING, was released to great acclaim under Truth Revolution Recording Collective in 2019. The group has performed in Puerto Rico and throughout the eastern U.S., and is known for its high energy and melodic skill. “Energetic, soulful and sophisticated at once!” — Stay tuned for future date!
POSTPONED – March 15, 2020 in THE BRONX – Multiple award winning classical pianist CHANTAL BALESTRI brings her “confidence and sound technique” (South Florida Classical Review) to our FREE Bronx Piano Sundays afternoon concerts. Putting the spotlight on our Steinway & Sons grand piano, she will play favorite works by BEETHOVEN, GRANADOS, SCHUBERT, and LISZT! Free admission — donations welcome to the Puerto Rico Earthquake Relief for Artists. All are welcome! — Stay tuned for future date!
POSTPONED – March 14, 2020 in THE BRONX – Fresh from her triumphant Chorus of the Forest installation at New York Botanical Garden, groundbreaking composer ANGÉLICA NEGRÓN joins BRONX ARTS ENSEMBLE in a program featuring all-new arrangements of original works for string quartet, accordion, toys, electronics, and piano. Works include a piece written for and performed by adventurous guest pianist and vocalist EMILY MANZO, plus a personal selection of great classics that have inspired Ms. Negrón, from Ginastera to Stravinsky. — Stay tuned for future date!
March 8, 2020 in THE BRONX – Acclaimed classical pianist Moriah Freiner Trenk brings her “fluid and graceful style” (Villages News) to our FREE Bronx Piano Sundays afternoon concerts. Putting the spotlight on our beautiful Steinway & Sons grand piano, she will play astonishing and beloved works by HAYDN, RAVEL, RACHMANINOV, and GRANADOS! Free admission — donations welcome to the Puerto Rico Earthquake Relief for Artists. All are welcome! — RESERVE TODAY!
March 7, 2020 in THE BRONX – Two Grammy nominees! Virtuoso Venezuelan cuatro player JORGE GLEM, joins forces with Cuban/Venezuelan pianist, composer, and arranger CÉSAR OROZCO, in a concert featuring music from their acclaimed duo record, STRINGWISE. Their masterful and joyful style draws from Venezuelan joropo, merengue, and Cuban son, as well as from the vast and beloved repertoire of pop and jazz. “The music rises and falls like the air which knows no frontiers … a thing or rare beauty” (LJN–Latin Jazz Network). — GET TICKETS NOW!
CONCERTS POSTPONED as of March 14, 2020 – From jazz to classical to folk to fusion — must-see international lineup with women front and center! Live concerts by Venezuelan cuatro master JORGE GLEM & CÉSAR OROZCO, pianist MORIAH FEINER TRENK, Puerto Rican star composer ANGÉLICA NEGRÓN & BRONX ARTS ENSEMBLE, pianist CHANTAL BALESTRI, Hommy Ramos’ fiery TROMBEATZ, pianist SARA DAVIS BUECHNER and Friends, high-octane Mexican contemporary fusion group VILLALOBOS BROTHERS with guest CAROLINA MAMA, and pianist MARIANNA PRJEVALSKAYA. — Stay tuned for future dates!
January 24-26, 2020 in THE BRONX – New York Premiere and Puerto Rico Earthquake Benefit! A new multidisciplinary theater work by award-winning poet, performance artist, and playwright Paul S. Flores. The show explores true stories of immigrant Cuban artists living in the United States. Developed with and featuring Afro-Cuban jazz luminary Yosvany Terry; choreographer and dancer Ramón Ramos Alayo; and Oakland-based hip-hop artist DJ Leydis. Directed by Rosalba Rolón with videography by Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi. Only 3 performances — GET TICKETS NOW!