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Washington Square Park Music Festival

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

8:00 p.m.

This event repeats every week on Tuesday between 7/9/2013 and 7/30/2013.

Please note: This event has already taken place. Please use the Search options on the right to find upcoming events.

July 9: Baroque in the Park: The Judgment of Paris, a Baroque opera by John Eccles, conducted from the harpsichord by Kenneth Cooper with five vocal soloists and chamber orchestra, and an instrumental work by Johann Sebastian Bach.

July 16: A Musical Adventure: Featuring Margaret Leng Tan a foremost performer of new piano music and the world's first toy piano virtuoso  (“The queen of the toy piano” - The New York Times)   performing the US premiere of the chamber version of a toy piano concerto written for her by British composer Michael Wookey. Also works by John Cage, Richard Strauss and Adolphe Blanc.

July 23: Mostly VW--- Verdi and Wagner: instrumental and vocal transcriptions for  chamber ensemble: orchestral interludes and arias by Richard Wagner and Giuseppe Verdi  in celebration of their 200th birthdays.

July 30: Music of East Africa featuring Nepo Soteri, guitarist, singer and composer who survived the Rwandan civil war.  His music is directly influenced by the raw rhythms and stylized sounds unique to such African countries as Tanzania, Kenya and Ethiopia, from which spring the roots of American jazz.  Preceding the concert in the afternoon, will be a children’s interactive rhythm workshop with African musicians.

*In case of rain: Will be held at St. Joseph’s Church, 371 Sixth Avenue, New York, NY 

             Produced by the Washington Square Association

Info: 212-252-3621

Location

Garibaldi Plaza in Washington Square Park
Manhattan
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Cost

Free  

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