MAVERICK CONCERTS 2014

American Landscapes

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Ars Choralis

Ars Choralis




JUNE

Saturday | June 21 | 7 pm   ·    Sunday | June 22 | 4 pm

Ars Choralis
Barbara Pickhardt,
conductor

Catskill Echoes: A Musical Legacy
Native American music, folk songs, and music of
Catskill Mountains musicians. 

Tickets at arschoralis.org or 845-679-8587.

Maverick tickets are not valid for this event.


 

Erica Pickhardt

Erica Pickhardt

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Saturday | June 28 | 11 am

YPC

Erica Pickhardt & Friends

Erica and her friends return with a follow-up to last season's
wonderfully successful visit.

Admission is free for all young people under 16. These wonderful
concerts, long a Maverick tradition, are designed for enjoyment by
school-age children. Adults pay $5 each.





Actors & Writers

Actors & Writers


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Saturday | June 28 | 6:30 pm

Actors & Writers

A Beastly Evening

Building on Maverick's theatrical tradition and heritage, this
creative group of acting professionals returns for an evening of short
plays, poems, monologues, and songs on the theme of beasts
domesticated and feral.


Please note: Maverick tickets are not valid for this event.
Admission is by donation—$10 is suggested, but any amount will be 
gratefully accepted.

Catering, wine, and beer from Yum Yum at this event.

 

 

 

 

Shanghai Quartet

Shanghai Quartet



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Sunday | June 29 | 4 pm

Shanghai Quartet
Benjamin Hochman
, piano
Maverick Debut
 
American Landscapes I: Bright Sheng and Dvořák

Haydn: String Quartet in D, Op. 76, No. 2, “Fifths”
Bright Sheng: Dance Capriccio (2011)
Leoš Janáček: In the Mists
Dvořák: Piano Quintet, in A major, Op. 81

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Benjamin Verdery

Benjamin Verdery


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JULY

Saturday | July 5 | 6:30 pm

Benjamin Verdery, guitar

American Landscapes II: Music of the Americas

This iconoclastic and inventive musician, acknowledged as one
of the classical guitar's foremost exponents, makes his
long-awaited Maverick debut.

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Calder Quartet

Calder Quartet

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Sunday | July 6 | 4:00 pm

Calder Quartet

American Landscapes III

Mozart: Quartet in G Major, K. 387
Ravel: Quartetin F Major
Schubert: Quartet in D Minor, “Death and the Maiden”

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Kim & Reggie Harris

Kim & Reggie Harris


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Saturday | July 12 | 11 am

YPC

Kim and Reggie Harris


Folksingers & Storytellers

Kim and Reggie have performed at the Kennedy Center, the
Smithsonian Institution, the International Children's Festival
in Canada, Boston's Wang Center, and in festivals in the
United States, Canada, and Italy.
 
Admission is free for all young people under 16. These wonderful
concerts, long a Maverick tradition, are designed for enjoyment by
school-age children. Adults pay $5 each.

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Lara Downes

Lara Downes

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Saturday | July 12 | 6:30 pm

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Lara Downes, jazz solo piano

Lady Day Remembered

Piano interpretations of music made famous by Billie Holiday.
Plus Impressionist gems from the year of her birth (1915)
by Debussy, Prokofiev, and Fauré.

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Enso String Quartet

Ensō String Quartet


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Sunday | July 13 | 4 pm

Ensō String Quartet
Frederic Chiu, piano

The World of Richard Strauss: The Radical Conservative

Strauss: Scherzo from the String Quartet in A Major
Erwin Schulhoff: Five Pieces for String Quartet
Mozart: Piano Quartet in E-Flat Major
Franz Schmidt: Quintet in G for Strings and Piano Left Hand (1926)

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Elizabeth Mitchell

Elizabeth Mitchell & Family

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Saturday | July 19 | 11 am

YPC

Elizabeth Mitchell & Family

 
Elizabeth's latest recording for kids, Blue Clouds, was nominated for a Grammy award for Best Children's Album this year.

Admission is free for all young people under 16. These wonderful
concerts, long a Maverick tradition, are designed for enjoyment by
school-age children. Adults pay $5 each.

 

 

 



Harlem String Quartet

Harlem String Quartet


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Saturday | July 19 | 6:30 pm

Jazz at Maverick
 
Harlem String Quartet

American Landscapes IV: New York to Paris

Chick Corea: Adventures of Hippocrates (2004)
Borodin: Nocturne from String Quartet No. 2
Piston: String Quartet No. 1
Wynton Marsalis: At the Octoroon Balls (1995)

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The Parnas Duo

The Parnas Duo

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Sunday | July 20 | 4:00 pm 

Duo Parnas
Tim Kantor
, viola
The Parnas sisters and Mr. Kantor are making their Maverick debut.

American Landscapes V: String Trio Masterworks

Beethoven: String Trio in C Minor, Op. 9, No. 3
Andrew Norman: The Companion Guide to Rome (2010)
Dohnányi: Serenade in C


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Zuil Bailey


Zuill Bailey

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Saturday |July 26 | 6:30 pm


Zuill Bailey, cello
Natasha Paremski, piano

The World of Richard Strauss: Kindred Paths

Stravinsky: Suite Italienne
Rachmaninoff: Piano Sonata No. 2
Strauss: Sonata for Cello and Piano; Romance in F Major

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Latitude 41

Latitude 41



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Sunday | July 27 | 4 pm


Latitude 41

American Landscapes VI: Platt and Dvořák

Dvořák: Piano Trio in F Minor, Op. 65
Russell Platt: Duo for Violin and Cello (2008)
Schubert: Piano Trio No. 2 in E-flat, Op. 100

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Marc Black



Marc Black

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AUGUST


Saturday | August 2 | 11 am 


Jazz at Maverick

MARC BLACK, vocals and guitar

This singer-songwriter is a Woodstock
legend whose music blurs the line between adult and
children's entertainment.

Admission is free for all young people under 16. These wonderful
concerts, long a Maverick tradition, are designed for enjoyment by
school-age children. Adults pay $5 each.

 

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Saturday | August 2 | 8 pm 

Jazz at Maverick

Fred Hersch, piano
Julian Lage, guitar

Fred received his sixth Grammy nomination in 2013,
for Best Improvised Jazz Solo.


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Fred Hersch

Fred Hersch

 

 

 





Modigliani Quartet

Modigliani Quartet

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Sunday | August 3 | 4 pm


Modigliani Quartet of Paris
Maverick Debut

Saint-Saëns: String Quartet No. 1, Op. 112
Schumann: String Quartet in A Major, Op. 41, No. 3
Ravel: String Quartet in F Major


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Steve Gorn

Steve Gorn



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Friday | August 8 | 8:30 pm


Steve Gorn & Friends

A Twilight Concert of Indian Ragas
With Samarth Nagarkar, vocalist, and
Samir Chatterjee, tabla


The master bamboo flautist and saxophone player
returns to Maverick to perform classical Indian music on the
bansuri bamboo flute.

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Amernet String Quartet

Amernet String Quartet

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Saturday | August 9 | 11 am

YPC

Amernet String Quartet & Friends
Alexander Platt, narrator

Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf; arr. Jason Calloway

 

Admission is free for all young people under 16. These wonderful
concerts, long a Maverick tradition, are designed for enjoyment by
school-age children. Adults pay $5 each.



 


Perry Beekman

Perry Beekman

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Saturday | August 9 | 8 pm

Jazz at Maverick

Perry Beekman & Friends

American Landscapes VII: The George Gershwin Songbook


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Jon Klibonoff

Jon Klibonoff

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S
unday | August 10 | 4 pm


Amernet String Quartet
Jon Klibonoff
, Piano

American Landscapes VIII
The World of Richard Strauss: Cherish the Émigrés

Mahler: Piano Quartet fragments
Dvořák: String Quartet No. 11 in F major, “American”
Schoenberg: Six Little Pieces, Op. 19
Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Piano Quintet


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Actors & Writers

Actors & Writers

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Saturday | August 16 | 6:30 pm


Actors & Writers
 

Speak, Memory

Building on Maverick's theatrical tradition and heritage, this creative
group of acting professionals returns for an evening of memoirs
by writers and performers past and present.

Please note: Maverick tickets are not valid for this event.
Admission is by donation—$10 is suggested, but any amount
will be gratefully accepted.

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Trio Solisti

Trio Solisti

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Sunday | August 17 | 4 pm

Trio Solisti

American Landscapes IX: Piano Trio Landmarks

Beethoven:
Piano Trio No. 1, Op. 1, No. 1
Lowell Liebermann:
Piano Trio No. 3, Op. 122 (2012)
Brahms:
Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major

 

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Maria Todaro

Maria Todaro

 

 

 

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Saturday | August 23 | 6:30 pm

CHAMBER ORCHESTRA CONCERT
In the House of Don Manuel: An Extravaganza
Celebrating the Friendship of Manuel de Falla and
Federico García Lorca

Lucy Schaufer, mezzo-soprano
Maria Todaro, mezzo-soprano
Jenny Lin, piano
Emmanuel Feldman, cello
Maverick Chamber Players
Members of the Aurea Ensemble
Alexander Platt, conductor

Silvestre Revueltas: Homage to Federico García Lorca (1937)
Simon Holt: Canciones (1986) U.S. Premiere
Alberto Ginastera (b. 1916): Puneña No. 2 for solo cello,
  Homage to Paul Sacher (1976)
de Falla: Serenata Andaluza for piano (1899)
              Fantasia Baetica for piano (1919)
              Harpsichord Concerto (1926)
              Psyche, for soprano, strings and harp (1924)
              Suite from “The Three-Cornered Hat” (original version of 1915)

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Jupiter String Quartet

Jupiter String Quartet

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Sunday | August 24 | 4 pm 

Jupiter String Quartet
Ilya Yakushev
, piano

The World of Richard Strauss: Interpreting Tradition

Mozart: String Quartet in D Major, K. 575
Strauss: Piano Quartet in C Minor, Op. 13
Bach/Busoni: Chaconne in D Minor, BWV 1004
Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34

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Four Seasons Guitars

John Monteleone's Four Seasons Guitars

 


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Saturday | August 30 | 8 pm

Jazz at Maverick

Anthony Wilson Guitar Quartet

Wilson: The Seasons Suite
Featuring John Monteleone's Four Seasons Guitars

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Pacifica Quartet


Pacifica Quartet


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Sunday | August 31| 4 pm


Pacifica Quartet

American Landscapes X: Celebrating Carter

Elliott Carter: Two Fragments for String Quartet
Mendelssohn: String Quartet in F Minor, Op. 80
Carter: String Quartet No. 5
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 16 in F Major, Op. 135 (“Muss es Sein?”)


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Happy Traum

Happy Traum

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SEPTEMBER


Saturday | September 6 | 8 pm

Happy Traum, solo with friends

Including Abby Newton, cello, and David Amram,
various instruments

 

A folk music legend who has recorded with Bob Dylan, Phil Ochs,
Pete Seeger, and many others returns to the Maverick for an evening
of great folk music.

 

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American String quartet

American String Quartet

 

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Sunday | September 7 | 4 pm

American String Quartet

Haydn: String Quartet in C, Op. 76, No. 3 “Emperor”
Mendelssohn: String Quartet in E flat, Op. 12
Brahms: String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 51, No. 2

Regular Maverick tickets are not valid for this event 
and there is no "Rock Bottom" seating. Admission is by
donation only.  A donor of $50 receives one ticket;
a donor of $100 or more receives two.

 

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                Above, l-r: Alexander Platt onstage at the Maverick; the Jupiter String Quartet
rehearse onstage, 2013; the Tokyo String Quartet takes their final bow after decades
at the Maverick, Sept. 16, 2012. Photos by Renee Samuels.


 

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Maverick Concerts are made possible in part by an award from
the National Endowment of the Arts.
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Maverick Concerts are made possible in part with funds from the
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ork State Council on the Arts, a state agency, with the support
of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

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Yamaha is the official piano of Maverick Concerts.
The C7 grand piano appears through the generosity of Yamaha Artist Services.

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We are grateful to the National Register of Historic Places  for designating
the Maverick Concert Hall as a protected national historic site.



Maverick’s celebration of the Benjamin Britten centennial was made possible
in part with the support of the Britten-Pears Foundation.






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Photo credits:
ACTORS & WRITERS:
Jennifer May
AMERICAN STRING QUARTET: Peter Schaaf
CALDER QUARTET:
Autumn de Wilde
ENSŌ STRING QUARTET:Jurgen Frank
FRED HERSCH: Steve J. Sherman
LATITUDE 41: Karen Knauer
PACIFICA QUARTET: Saverio Truglia
PARNAS DUO:
Michael Polito
PERRY BEEKMAN: Dion Ogust
TRIO SOLISTI: Lisa-Marie Mazzucco
ZUILL BAILEY: Lisa-Marie Mazzucco


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