East of the River

MARCH 16, 2017

East of the River explores traditional folk and sacred music of Morocco, Turkey and the Balkans in their program SULTANA: Music of the Sephardic Diaspora.

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MAY 12 & 13, 2017

The Baroque masters of Quicksilver return to 5BMF with music from Moravia, the Netherlands, Sweden, Poland and beyond.

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World class chamber music across NYC

5BMF invites you to join our musical journey around NYC! Whether you’re a music lover who needs a reason to visit Queens for the first time or to take your first trip on the Staten Island Ferry, or you’re looking for fantastic music programming in your own corner of the city, you’ve come to the right place.


5BMF’s 10th Anniversary Season continues with internationally renowned ensemble EAST OF THE RIVER, who will transport us on a musical journey across North Africa and the Ottoman Empire with their new program SULTANA: Music of the Sephardic Diaspora.  Read more …


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NYSCA-Logo-Green_sm5BMF’s programs are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

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