Biggers’ concert bountiful and beautiful

Reviewed by Lee Shepherd

A couple of dozen lucky people sat in Binghamton’s United Presbyterian Church at dusk yesterday (Sept. 11) to hear a reprise of Jonathan Biggers’ July 11 concert at Atlanta’s Peachtree Road United Methodist Church. Read the rest of this entry »

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‘Songs From the Land of Morning Calm’ are unexpected delight

Reviewed by Lee Shepherd

So what if PBS has The Three Tenors. We’ve got The Tenor, The Baritone and The Fabulous Piano Accompanist.
In a stellar concert Saturday evening at the Anderson Center at Binghamton University, Tri-Cities Opera artists Mario Eun Hwan Bae (tenor) and Robert Heep-Young Oh (baritone) treated their audience to an evening of romantic Korean classical songs. Read the rest of this entry »

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Paul Taylor/BU Symphony Orchestra collaboration is incredible

Reviewed by Sarah Kuras

Last Saturday (March 10), the Paul Taylor Dance Company and the Binghamton University Symphony Orchestra, directed by Timothy Perry, again gave a wonderful performance at BU’s Anderson Center. These two groups, which last worked together in 2009, left me breathless. It is hard to describe the company’s dancing with just words, so please, bear with me as I try to take you with me through this performance. Read the rest of this entry »

Full performance week planned at BU

Submitted by Sarah Kuras

Hello, readers! It has been a busy few weeks for me while the semester is wrapping up. I just wanted to quickly write about a few performances this week at Binghamton University that I hope you will attend. Read the rest of this entry »

Charming BU vocal ensembles deserved bigger audience

Reviewed by David L. Schriber

Among the many free musical events on the Binghamton University campus is the annual spring concert of the Harpur Chorale and Women’s Chorus. The treble-voice chorus, conducted by Danielle Sisson, and the mixed-voice chorale, conducted by Peter Browne, are the university’s select choruses of approximately two dozen singers each. On May 6, the two ensembles offered “Choral Florals,” songs themed around flowers and clouds, birds and bees, and springtime love. The hour-long program went quickly and provided a light-hearted escape for the evening.

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