Season Archive

Browse our performance history throughout our past seasons…

2015-2016 Season 9

ACME
9.11.2015 | Marc A. Scorca Hall, National Opera Center, MANHATTAN
Timo Andres, piano
Caleb Burhans, viola
Clarice Jensen, cello
Ben Russell, violin
Caroline Shaw, violin
Caitlin Lynch, viola

PALLADE MUSICA
11.12.2015 | Zion German Lutheran Evangelical Church, BROOKLYN
11.13.2015 | Christ Church Riverdale, BRONX
Tanya LaPerrièrre, violin
Elinor Frey, cello
Esteban La Rotta, theorbo
Mélisande McNabney, harpsichord

NYFOS@JUILLIARD: HARRY, HOAGY & HAROLD
1.17.2016 | Flushing Town Hall, QUEENS
Steven Blier, piano
Mikaela Bennett, Amanda Lynn Bottoms, Dimitri Katotakis, Kelsey Lauritano, Samuel Levine, Gerard Schneider; vocalists

ACRONYM & LES CANARDS CHANTANTS
2.12.2016 | Baryshnikov Arts Center, MANHATTAN
ACRONYM:
Edwin Huizinga, Johanna Novom, Beth Wenstrom; violin
Adriane Post, violin and viola
Kyle Miller, Karina Schmitz; viola
Loren Ludwig, viola da gamba
Kivie Cahn-Lipman, violoncello and lirone
Doug Balliett, violone
Simon Martyn-Ellis, theorbo and guitar
Elliot Figg, harpsichord and organ
LES CANARDS CHANTANTS:
Molly Netter, soprano
Eric Brenner, countertenor
Robin Bier, alto
Owen McIntosh, tenor
Jacob Perry, tenor
Graham Bier, bass

THE COLONIALS
5.6.2016 | Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor, STATEN ISLAND
5.7.2016 | Flushing Town Hall, QUEENS
Doug Balliet, bass
Elizabeth Derham, violin
Paul Dwyer, cello
Kristina Giles, viola
Alexandria Le, piano

2014-2015 Season 8

A BANNER BICENTENNIAL: 200 YEARS OF AMERICAN SONG
9.5.2014 | Flushing Town Hall, QUEENS
9.6.2014 | Federal Hall, MANHATTAN
Spencer Myer, piano
Caitlin Lynch, soprano
Leah Wool, mezzo soprano
Michael Slattery, tenor
Sidney Outlaw, baritone

AERIS: CAPRICCIO
10.24.2014 | Trinity Lutheran Church, STATEN ISLAND
10.25.2014 | Christ Church Riverdale, BRONX
10.26.2014 | First Unitarian Church, BROOKLYN
Avi Stein, harpsichord
Zachary Carrettin, violin
William Skeen, cello

GUNS N’ ROSENKAVALIER
3.15.2015 | Rockwood Music Hall, MANHATTAN
Andrew Wilkowske, baritone & guitars
David Moody, piano
Ghengis Barbie, horn quartet

OSTRAKA
5.7.2015 | Congregation Beth Elohim, BROOKLYN
5.8.2015 | King Manor Museum, QUEENS
Josh Lee, viola da gamba
David Walker, lute
John Lenti, lute
Molly Quinn, soprano

EKMELES
6.29.2015 | DiMenna Center for Classical Music, MANHATTAN
Mary MacKenzie, Charlotte Mundy; sopranos
Kirsten Sollek, contralto
Tomás Cruz, Brian Giebler; tenors
Kelvin Chan, Jeffrey Gavett; baritones
Steven Hrycelak, bass
Andy Kozar, trumpet
Jen Baker, Benjamin Harrington, Will Lang, Chris McIntyre, Matt Melore; trombones
Scott Bartucca, oboe
Carlos Cordeiro, clarinet

2013-2014 Season 7

BRITTEN IN SONG: A CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION
10.19.2013 | Brooklyn Historical Society, BROOKLYN
10.20.2013 | Baruch Performing Arts Center, MANHATTAN
Thomas Bagwell, Michael Brofman, Jocelyn Dueck, Malcolm Martineau, Spencer Myer, Miori Sugiyama; piano
Dominic Armstrong, Kyle Bielfield, Martha Guth, Christopher Dylan Herbert, Michael Kelly, Mary Mackenzie, Samantha Malk, Naomi O’Connell, Tami Petty, Alex Richardson, Michael Slattery, Nicky Spence, Karen Wierzba, Geoffrey Williams, and Steven Caldicott Wilson; vocalists

BRASIL GUITAR DUO
11.23.2013 | Staten Island Museum, STATEN ISLAND
11.24.2013 | Pregones Theater, BRONX
Douglas Lora and João Luiz; guitar

TRIO CAVATINA
1.12.2014 | Flushing Town Hall, QUEENS
1.19.2014 | Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, MANHATTAN
Ieva Jokubaviciute, piano
Harumi Rhodes, violin
Priscilla Lee, cello

LES DÉLICES
3.14.2014 | King Manor Museum, QUEENS
3.15.2014 | La Maison Française of New York University, MANHATTAN
Debra Nagy, oboe
Julie Andrijeski and Scott Metcalfe; violin
Michael Sponseller, harpsichord
Emily Walhout, viola da gamba

ROOMFUL OF TEETH
5.4.2014 | Galapagos Art Space, BROOKLYN
Cameron Beauchamp, Dashon Burton, Martha Cluver, Eric Dudley, Estelí Gomez, Avery Griffin, Caroline Shaw, Virginia Warnken; vocalists
Brad Wells, director

2012-2013 Season 6

THE PIERROT PROJECT
10.14.2012 | Staten Island Museum, STATEN ISLAND
10.16.2012 | The Performing Garage, MANHATTAN
Hai-Ting Chinn, mezzo soprano
PROTEUS ENSEMBLE:
Jennifer Grim, flute
Alexey Gorokholinsky, clarinet
Yuko Naito, violin
Brian Snow, cello
James Johnston, piano

ROSSI & CO.
11.26.2012 | Congregation Beth Elohim, BROOKLYN
CLARION ENSEMBLE:
Bradley Brookshire, harpsichord
David Walker, theorbo
Jesse Blumberg, Luthien Brackett, Joshua Breitzer, Steven Fox, Sherezade Panthaki, Molly Quinn, Craig Phillips, Daniel Pincus; vocalists

WÖRTER MIT FREUNDEN: AN 1820S SERENADE
1.13.2013 | An Beal Bocht Café, BRONX
1.15.2013 | South Oxford Space, BROOKLYN
Nell Snaidas, soprano
Jesse Blumberg, baritone
Daniel Swenberg, guitar
Krista Bennion Feeney, violin

EAST OF THE RIVER: LEVANTERA
3.16.2013 | Flushing Town Hall, QUEENS
Daphna Mor and Nina Stern; recorders, ney and chalumeau
Tamer Pinarbasi, kanun
John Hadfield, percussion
Jesse Kotansky, violin and oud

SONGS FOR A PARISIAN SPRING
5.5.2013 | Church of St. Luke in the Fields, MANHATTAN
PARTHENIA:
Beverly Au, Lawrence Lipnik, Rosamund Morley, Lisa Terry, Emily Walhout; viols
Hank Heijink, lute
BLUE HERON:
Michael Barrett, Paul Guttry, Owen McIntosh, Jason McStoots, Martin Near, Shari Wilson; vocalists
Scott Metcalfe, director, violin

2011-2012 Season 5

FIVE BOROUGH SONGBOOK: WORLD PREMIERE
10.6.2011 | Galapagos Art Space, BROOKLYN
Thomas Bagwell, Jocelyn Dueck; piano
Martha Guth, soprano
Blythe Gaissert, mezzo-soprano
Alex Richardson, tenor
David Adam Moore, baritone
Harumi Rhodes, violin

FIVE BOROUGH SONGBOOK: QUEENS PREMIERE
11.12.2011 | Flushing Town Hall, QUEENS
Thomas Bagwell, Jocelyn Dueck; piano
Martha Guth, soprano
Blythe Gaissert, mezzo-soprano
Keith Jameson, tenor
David McFerrin, baritone
Harumi Rhodes, violin

FIVE BOROUGH SONGBOOK: MANHATTAN PREMIERE
1.12.2012 | Baruch Performing Arts Center, MANHATTAN
Thomas Bagwell, Jocelyn Dueck; piano
Martha Guth, soprano
Jamie Van Eyck, mezzo-soprano
Alex Richardson, tenor
David McFerrin, baritone
Harumi Rhodes, violin

SYBARITE5
3.31.2012 | The Cell Theater, MANHATTAN
4.1.2012 | Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, BROOKLYN
Sami Merdinian, violin
Sarah Whitney, violin
Angela Pickett, viola
Laura Metcalf, cello
Louis Levitt, bass

GABRIELLI @ 400
4.27.2012 | St. Ann and the Holy Trinity Church, BROOKLYN
4.28.2012 | St. Ignatius of Antioch Episcopal Church, MANHATTAN
TENET:
Jolle Greenleaf, Molly Quinn, Luthien Brackett, Steven Fox; vocalists
Hank Heijink, theorbo
NEW YORK POLYPHONY:
Geoffrey Williams, Steven Caldicott Wilson, Christopher Dylan Herbert, Craig Phillips; vocalists
DARK HORSE CONSORT: 
Kiri Tollaksen, cornetto
Greg Ingles, sackbut
Erik Schmalz, sackbut
Mack Ramsey, sackbut

FIVE BOROUGH SONGBOOK: BRONX PREMIERE
5.31.2012 | The Bronx Museum of the Arts, BRONX
Erika Switzer, Cameron Stowe; piano
Katherine Whyte, soprano
Jamie Van Eyck, mezzo-soprano
Gregory Zavracky, tenor
Jesse Blumberg, baritone
Johnny Gandelsman, violin

FIVE BOROUGH SONGBOOK: STATEN ISLAND PREMIERE
6.2.2012 | Staten Island Museum, STATEN ISLAND
Erika Switzer, Cameron Stowe; piano
Katherine Whyte, soprano
Jamie Van Eyck, mezzo-soprano
Gregory Zavracky, tenor
Jesse Blumberg, baritone
Johnny Gandelsman, violin

2010-2011 Season 4

SOUNDS OF THE CITY: 5BMF PAST AND FUTURE
9.14.2010 | Third Annual Bryant Park Fall Festival, MANHATTAN
J.J. Penna, Erika Switzer, Tim Ribchester; piano
Jesse Blumberg, Donna Breitzer, Hai-Ting Chinn, William Ferguson, David McFerrin, Scott Murphree, Tami Petty, Deborah Selig; vocalists
Leonardo Suarez Paz, violin
Ricky Ian Gordon, composer, piano
Todd Palmer, clarinet

RICKY IAN GORDON & FRIENDS
9.19.2010 | Snug Harbor Cultural Center, STATEN ISLAND
9.20.2010 | Christ & St. Stephen’s Church, MANHATTAN
Ricky Ian Gordon, composer, piano
Melvin Chen, piano
Todd Palmer, clarinet
Deborah Selig, soprano
Katherine Drago, mezzo-soprano
William Ferguson, tenor
Andrew Wilkowske, baritone

SCHUMANN & WOLF WITH MARTIN KATZ
11.21.2010 | Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, BROOKLYN
11.23.2010 | Frederick Loewe Theater, New York University, MANHATTAN
11.24.2010 | Public masterclass with Martin Katz at Frederick Loewe Theater, NYU
Martin Katz, piano
Jennifer Zetlan, soprano
Liza Forrester, mezzo-soprano
Scott Murphree, tenor
Jesse Blumberg, baritone

QUICKSILVER
1.23.2011 | St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, QUEENS
Robert Mealy, Julie Andrijeski; directors, baroque violin
Greg Ingles, sackbut
David Morris, baroque cello
Avi Stein, harpsichord
Charles Weaver, theorbo
Molly Quinn, Nell Snaidas; sopranos

THE NUEVO TANGO OF ASTOR PIAZZOLLA
3.11.2011 | Hostos Center for the Arts and Culture, BRONX
Leonardo Suarez Paz, violin
Lidia Kaminska, bandoneon
Tim Ribchester, piano
Pancho Navarro, guitar
Pedro Giraudo, bass

2009-2010 Season 3

MANNING THE CANON: SONGS OF GAY LIFE
9.24.2009 | LGBT Community Center Greenwich Village, MANHATTAN
Steven Blier, piano
Matt Boehler, Lawrence Jones, Scott Murphree, Matthew Worth; vocalists

BROOKLYN RIDER
11.24.2009 | Dean Project Gallery, QUEENS
Johnny Gandelsman, violin
Colin Jacobsen, violin
Nicholas Cords, viola
Eric Jacobsen, cello

VALENTINES IN BROOKLYN
2.14.2010 | South Oxford Space, BROOKLYN
Jennifer Zetlan, soprano
Tyler Duncan, baritone
David Shimoni, piano
Erika Switzer, piano

M SHANGHAI STRING BAND
4.11.2010 | Snug Harbor Cultural Center, STATEN ISLAND
Philippa Thompson, fiddle, saw, washboard, spoons, vocals
Austin Hughes, resonator guitar, vocals
Matthew Schickele, guitar, vocals
Dave Pollack, harmonica, vocals
Patty Hughes, bass, banjo, vocals
John Shanchuk, banjo, vocals
Hilary Hawke, banjo, vocals
Brian Geltner, percussion

BACH TO THE BRONX
5.9.2010 | Fordham University Church, BRONX
Charles Brink, flute
Robert Mealy, violin
Katie Rietman, cello
Avi Stein, harpsichord
Jessica Troy, viola
Jesse Blumberg, Mischa Bouvier, Donna Breitzer, Hai-Ting Chinn, William Ferguson, Oliver Mercer, Molly Quinn, Nell Snaidas; vocalists

 

2008-2009 Season 2

NEW YORK POLYPHONY
9.10.2008 | Fordham University Church, BRONX
Geoffrey Williams, Geoffrey Silver, Scott Dispensa, Craig Phillips; vocalists

SACHAL VASANDANI QUARTET
10.19.2008 | LaGuardia Performing Arts Center, QUEENS
Sachal Vasandani, jazz vocals
Jeb Patton, piano
David Wong, bass
Quincy Davis, drums

NOTES FROM BROOKLYN
12.3.2008 | Packer Collegiate Chapel, BROOKLYN
Anne-Carolyn Bird, soprano
David McFerrin, baritone
Andrew Wilkowske, baritone
Jocelyn Dueck, piano
Sophie Shao, cello
Gabriel Kahane, composer/performer
M Shanghai String Band

ART SONG RECITAL
3.20.2008 | Steinway Hall, MANHATTAN
Jocelyn Dueck, piano
Anne-Carolyn Bird, soprano
Jesse Blumberg, baritone

AN AFTERNOON OF BRITISH SONG
5.17.2008 | Snug Harbor Cultural Center, STATEN ISLAND
Thomas Bagwell, piano
Thomas Meglioranza, baritone
Scott Murphree, tenor
Tami Petty, soprano

 

2007-2008 Season 1

5BMF’S INAUGURAL CONCERT
11.1.2007 | South Oxford Space, BROOKLYN
11.2.2007 | Tribeca, MANHATTAN
Anne-Carolyn Bird, soprano
Paula Murrihy, mezzo-soprano
Scott Murphree, tenor
David McFerrin, baritone
Jesse Blumberg, baritone
Jocelyn Dueck, Valerie Dueck; piano

HUGO WOLF’S ITALIENISCHES LIEDERBUCH
12.1.2007 | Steinway Reformed Church, QUEENS

Thomas Bagwell, piano
Donna Breitzer, mezzo-soprano
Hai-Ting Chinn, mezzo-soprano
Monica Reinagel, contralto
Jesse Blumberg, baritone
Mischa Bouvier, baritone
Matthew Shaw, baritone

LA VOIX FRANÇAISE
2.17.2008 | Tenri Cultural Center, MANHATTAN
Jocelyn Dueck, piano
David McFerrin, baritone
Tamara Mumford, mezzo-soprano
Scott Murphree, tenor

AN AFTERNOON OF CHAMBER MUSIC
4.5.2008 | Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture, BRONX
Colin Jacobsen, violin
Jocelyn Dueck, piano
Jesse Blumberg, baritone

MATT SCHICKELE AND FRIENDS
5.25.2008 | Snug Harbor Cultural Center, STATEN ISLAND
Matt Schickele, composer/songwriter, guitar and vocals
Leanne Darling, viola
Hank Heijink, theorbo
Daniel Sonenberg, guitar and vocals
Meighan Stoops, clarinet
Rose Thomson, piano
Matthew Welch, bagpipes
Trio Eos: Michele Kennedy, Jenna-Claire Kemper, Kate Mulvihill; vocalists