Five Borough Songbook, Volume II

September 16 & 17, 2017
STATEN ISLAND | BRONX

5BMF presents the Staten Island and Bronx Premieres of our newly commissioned Five Borough Songbook, Volume II: 20 brand new songs about New York City by 20 brilliant composers.

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Rolston String Quartet

October 13, 2017
BROOKLYN

The award-winning Rolston String Quartet make their 5BMF debut with a program of Beethoven, Debussy and Schumann.

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Five Borough Songbook, Volume II

November 16, 2017
BROOKLYN

Our Five Borough Songbook, Volume II completes its citywide tour with a final borough premiere in Brooklyn.

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Lorelei Ensemble

February 9, 2018
MANHATTAN

The Boston-based Lorelei Ensemble join 5BMF for an innovative program of works for women’s voices from the early Renaissance to contemporary Americana.

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ICE & UpBeat NYC

March 17, 2018
BRONX

5BMF partners with the International Contemporary Ensemble and UpBeat NYC for a program of new music showcasing student musicians and members of ICE.

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TENET

May 11 & 12, 2018
QUEENS | BRONX

The early music virtuosi of TENET explore the avant-garde music of c.1300 in The Sounds of Time: Songs of the Trouvères, under the guest direction of violinist Robert Mealy.

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+  2017-2018 SEASON OPENER
5BMF’s 11th Season launches on September 16 & 17 with the Staten Island and Brooklyn Premieres of our thrilling Five Borough Songbook, Volume II. Don’t miss your chance to experience this special collection of 20 new songs about NYC, performed by a cast of stellar vocalists and instrumentalists. Read more …

 

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