Longleash

JAN 10 & 12, 2020

QUEENS | MANHATTAN

LONGLEASH piano trio makes their 5BMF debut in a program of Beethoven works and contemporary responses, including a World Premiere by Reiko Füting, co-commissioned by 5BMF and Longleash.

Ars Longa de la Habana

MAR 18, 2020

MANHATTAN

Legendary Cuban early music group ARS LONGA DE HABANA returns to NYC with a program of 18th century music from Cuba and the New World.

Parthenia & LeStrange Viols

MAY 29, 30 & JUN 1, 2020

QUEENS | BRONX | MANHATTAN

5BMF joins forces with two renowned viol ensembles to present a multi-concert “mini-festival” celebrating the small- and large-scale works of 17th century composer John Jenkins.

WHAT’S NEW AT 5BMF

+ NOV 2019
“Borough deeper” with our new blog!

5BMF Launches “Backstage”

Welcome to 5BMF’s “behind-the-music” blog! Delve into our programs, learn about the artists, and dig deeper into NYC neighborhood histories with a specially-curated collection of background materials. In our new blog, you’ll find:

  • artist profiles and interviews
  • features on concert venues and their neighborhoods
  • editorials and 5BMF news
  • advance program notes with texts and translations
  • pre-concert “Bento Boxes”: collections of articles, podcasts, and playlists tied to our concerts, to get you primed for the event and keep you company on your commute!

Happy reading!

READ: Backstage with 5BMF

+ SEPT 1 2019
Michael Unterman Appointed Artistic Director of 5BMF

5BMF proudly announces the appointment of Michael Unterman as our new Artistic Director. An accomplished cellist and chamber musician, Michael steps into the role following the tenure of 5BMF’s Founding Artistic Director, Jesse Blumberg.

Read the Press Release (PDF)

Learn more about Michael

SEASON 13 IS HERE

Discover new sounds, explore new NYC neighborhoods, and join 5BMF fans across the city as we present our thirteenth borough-wide musical journey. LEARN MORE

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5BMF: WORLD CLASS CHAMBER MUSIC ACROSS NYC

Take a musical journey around NYC with Five Boroughs Music Festival! Each season, we bring world-class, affordable chamber music programming to all corners of New York City, showcasing the best and brightest musical stars in exciting venues all over the boroughs. We invite you to explore our current season, learn more about our special projects, sign up for our mailing list, and learn how you can become part of the 5BMF family.

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