MAVERICK CONCERTS 2015


June   |  July   |   August   |   September 


 

 

 



Ars Choralis

Ars Choralis

 

JUNE

Saturday | June 13 | 7 pm • Sunday | June 14 | 4 pm


Ars Choralis at the Maverick
Barbara Pickhardt
, conductor
Woodstock’s premier chorus, under the
direction of Barbara Pickhardt, returns to the
hall to celebrate its golden anniversary with
a performance of the Mozart 
Requiem

TICKETS only  at arschoralis.org or 845-679-8587

 Maverick  tickets are not valid for this event.



 



Actors & Writers

Actors & Writers




Saturday | June 20 | 7 pm

Actors & Writers
A creative group of acting professionals returns
for a reading of A Midsummer Night’s Dream by
William Shakespeare.


Please note: Maverick tickets are not valid for this event.
Admission is by donation.


 

NEXUS

NEXUS Percussion



Saturday | June 27 | 11 am

YPC

NEXUS Percussion
A lively and exciting program for youngsters.

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.



NEXUS

NEXUS Percussion




Saturday | June 27 | 8 pm


NEXUS
“The high priests of percussion” —The New York Times

Featuring a World Premiere


Peter Schickele: Percussion Sonata No. 3, “Maverick”
  Commissioned by Garry and Diane Kvistad and the
  Woodstock Chimes Fund for the Centenary of the Maverick Concerts

Suite of Persian Songs: Arranged by Russell Hartenberger,
featuring Sepideh Raissadat, Iranian singer and instrumentalist.

 

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Shanghai Quartet

Shanghai Quartet

Benjamin Hochman

Benjamin Hochman

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Sunday | June 28 | 4 pm

Shanghai Quartet
Benjamin Hochman
, piano
A re-creation of a concert from Maverick’s first season.

Haydn: String Quartet No. 66 in D Major, Op. 77, No. 1
Max Bruch: Kol Nidrei, Op. 47, for cello and piano
Claude Debussy: 3 Preludes (1915)
Robert Schumann: Piano Quintet in E-flat major, Op. 44

 

 


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Simone Dinnerstein

Simone Dinnerstein


 

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JULY



Friday | July 3 | 7 pm

Simone Dinnerstein, piano

A Benefit Performance for Maverick Concerts


J.S. Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988



Reserved seats are $60, General Admission $25. Regular Maverick tickets from
ticket books are not valid for this event and there is no “Rock Bottom” seating.

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Elizabeth Mitchell

Elizabeth Mitchell

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Saturday | July 4 | 11 am

YPC
Elizabeth Mitchell & Family
Grammy-nominated Smithsonian Folkways artist,
with folk music for all ages.



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.



Adam Tendler

Adam Tendler

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Saturday | July 4 | 6 pm

Adam Tendler, piano
A Maverick Debut
Cowell and Cage


John Cage: Sonatas and Interludes for prepared piano (1946-1948)
John Cage: 4'33" (Premiered at Maverick Concerts, 1952)
Henry Cowell: Anger Dance • The Sword of Oblivion
The Fairy Answer • Piece for Piano with Strings • Dynamic Motion
What’s This • Amiable Conversation • Advertisement • Antimony
Time Table • The Fairy Bells • Exultation




 

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Frederic Hand

Frederic Hand

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Sunday | July 5 | 4 pm

Frederic Hand, guitar
Paula Robison, flute
Songs Without Words

Featuring a World Premiere


Frederic Hand: New Work
  Commissioned for the
  Centenary of the Maverick Concerts.


Italian serenades and love songs by Tosti, Martini,
Scarlatti, Puccini, and others

American songs of the spirit, Sephardic songs.

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Perry Beekman

Perry Beekman

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Saturday | July 11 | 8 pm


Jazz at The Maverick
Perry Beekman, guitar and vocals
Lou Pappas, bass • Peter Tomlinson, piano
Making old school new cool.–Brent Black, Critical Jazz

The Harold Arlen Songbook




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Cypress String Quarte

Cypress String Quartet

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Sunday | July 12 | 4 pm


Cypress String Quartet

A Maverick Debut

A dynamic dialogue between the past and the present,
the performers and composers


Beethoven: String Quartet No. 10 in E-flat major, Op. 74, the “Harp”
George Tsontakis: String Quartet No. 6
  Commissioned by the Cypress Quartet
Antonin Dvořák: String Quartet No. 10 in E flat major, Op. 51

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Bari Koral

Bari Koral Family Band


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Saturday | July 18 | 11 am

Young Peole's Concert
A Maverick Debut

Bari Koral Family Band
Interactive program with catchy, friendly
tunes and creative movement
.

 
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.

 

 

 

Eldgar Djangirov Trio

Eldar Djangirov Trio

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Saturday | July 18 | 8 pm 

Jazz at The Maverick
A Maverick Debut

Eldar Djangirov Trio
A singular sonic imprint on an elegant
array of standards and originals.



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Cassatt String Quartet

Cassatt String Quartet

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Sunday |July 19 | 4 pm

Cassatt String Quartet
One of America’s outstanding ensembles
…lyrical and insightful.
–The New York Times

Joan Tower: “Incandescent,” for string quartet
Peter Schickele: String Quartet No. 1, “American Dreams”
Schubert: String Quartet No. 14 in D Minor,
“Death and the Maiden,” D. 810

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Actors & Writers

Actors & Writers



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Saturday | July 24 | 7 pm

Actors & Writers
In the tradition of Maverick’s theatrical heritage.
A creative group of acting professionals
returns for an evening of plays short plays written
by members of the company.

Please note: Maverick tickets are not valid for this event.
Admission is by donation.

 

steve Gorn

Steve Gorn

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Saturday │ July 25 │ 8 pm

Steve Gorn
, bansuri flute
The healing breath of the sacred.

With Samarth Nagarkar, vocals
Samir Chatterjee, tabla
Rohan Prabhudesai, harmonium

Indian Ragas

 

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Sunday | July 26| 4 pm 

Latitude 41
“A happy meeting of European and
American players.”
 –Strad Magazine

Beethoven: Piano Trio in D major, Op. 70, No. 1, “Ghost”
Daron Hagen: Duo for Violin and Cello (1997)
Felix Mendelssohn: Trio No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 49

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Latitude 41

Latitude 41



 



Fred Hersch

Fred Hersch

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AUGUST


Saturday | August 1 | 8 pm

Jazz at The Maverick


Fred Hersch
, jazz piano
And Guest Artist
The most arrestingly innovative pianist in
jazz over the last decade.
–Vanity Fair




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Escher String Quartet

Escher String Quartet



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Sunday | August 2 | 4 pm

Escher String Quartet
Profound musical insight and rare tonal beauty.

Haydn: String Quartet in D Major, Op. 50, No. 6, “Frog”
Bartók: String Quartet No. 1, Op. 7
Schubert: String Quartet No. 13 in A Minor, Op. 29, No. 1, D. 804, “Rosamunde”

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—A String Quartet Weekend Immersion—


 

 

 

Miro Quartet

Miró Quartet

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Saturday | August 8 | 11 am

YPC


Miró Quartet
An exciting program for youngsters.

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.





Miro Quartet

Miró Quartet

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Saturday | August 8 | 6 pm

Miró Quartet
“Radiant sound, technical flair and, above all,
richness of expression.”
–Baltimore Sun

Schubert: String Quartet No. 15 in G Major, D. 887
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 14 in C-sharp Minor, Op. 131

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Danish String Quartet

Danish String Quartet

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unday | August 9 | 4 pm

Danish String Quartet
A Maverick Debut

Resident quartet at Lincoln Center CMS and BBC Radio 3.

Carl Nielsen: String Quartet No.1 in G Minor, Op. 13
Thomas Adès: Arcadiana
Dmitri Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 9, Op. 117


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Julian Lage

Julian Lage

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Saturday | August 15 | 8 pm

Jazz at The Maverick

Julian Lage, jazz guitar, with friends
A brilliant musician with an open-ended style
rooted in traditional and acoustic forms.




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Trio Solisti

Trio Solisti

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Sunday | August 16 | 4 pm

Trio Solisti
“The most exciting piano trio in America.”
                                                       –The New Yorker

Schubert: Sonatensatz for piano trio in B Flat Major, D. 28
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Trio No. 2
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Étude-Tableau in E Flat Minor,
Op. 39, No. 5 (1915)
Brahms: Piano Trio No. 2 in C, Op. 87

 

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Maria Todaro

Maria Todaro

 

 

 

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Saturday | August 22 | 6 pm


Chamber Orchestra Concert

Maverick Chamber Players
Alexander Platt, conductor
Maria Todaro, soprano
Stephen Gosling, piano
Aurea Ensemble

Benjamin Britten: Young Apollo
Henry Cowell: The Banshee, for solo piano
Manuel de Falla: El Amor Brujo (Original 1915 version)
Robert Starer: Song of Solitude, for solo cello
Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring Suite

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Ariel Quartet

Ariel Quartet

 

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Sunday | August 23 | 4 pm 

Ariel Quartet
A Maverick Debut

Brilliant playing and soulful interpretations.


Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
: String Quartet No.1 in D, Op. 11
Igor Stravinsky: Three Pieces for String Quartet
Beethoven: String Quartet No 8 in E Minor, Op. 59, No. 2,
“Razumovsky”

 

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Frederic Chiu

Actors & Writers



Friday | August 28 | 7 pm


Actors & Writers
In the tradition of Maverick's theatrical heritage.
A creative group of acting professionals returns for
a reading of Paddy Chayevsky's 1956 Broadway hit
Middle of the Night, a truthful, funny, and
moving tale of a May/December romance.

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Frederic Chiu

Frederic Chiu



Saturday | August 29 | 8 pm


Frederic Chiu
and Andrew Russo, duo pianists
Send them both to Hollywood!

Schubert: Divertissement à la Hongroise
Charles Tomlinson Griffes: Three Tone Pictures (1915)
Sergei Prokofiev: Visions Fugitives (1915)
Igor Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring,
(original version for piano, four hands)



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Borromeo

Borromeo String Quartet

 

Sunday | August 30| 4 pm


Borromeo String Quartet

Visionary performers

Featuring a World Premiere

Russell Platt: Mountain Interval
  Commissioned for the Centenary of the Maverick Concerts
Haydn: String Quartet No. 67 in F major, Op. 77, No. 2
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 15 in A minor, Op. 132


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Happy Traum

Happy Traum

 

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SEPTEMBER


Saturday | September 5 | 8 pm


Happy Traum and Friends
A Woodstock legend returns.

 

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Dover Quartet

Dover Quartet

 

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Sunday | September 6 | 4 pm

A CONCERT FOR
THE FRIENDS OF MAVERICK


Dover Quartet
A Maverick Debut

International stars counted among the
most in-demand ensembles in the world.


Hugo Wolf: Italian Serenade
Leos Janaček: String Quartet No. 2, “Intimate Letters”
Robert Schumann: String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 41, No. 1

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receives one ticket; a donor of $100 or more receives two.

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Warren Bernhardt & Marc Black

Warren Bernhardt and Marc Black

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Saturday | September 12 | 8 pm

Marc Black and Warren Bernhardt
Two Woodstock Legends.

 

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Marc Black

American String Quartet

 

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Sunday │ September 13 │ 4 pm


American String Quartet
One of the world’s foremost string quartets.

Featuring a World Premiere


George Tsontakis: String Quartet 7.5 (Maverick)
  Commissioned for the Centenary of the Maverick Concerts
  This commission is made possible in part through support from
  the County of Ulster's Ulster County Cultural Services & Promotion
  Fund, administered by Arts Mid-Hudson

Beethoven: String Quartet in F, Op. 59, No. 1 “Razumovsky”
Felix Mendelssohn: String Quartet in D, Op. 44 No. 1

 

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                Above, l-r: Alexander Platt onstage at the Maverick; the Jupiter String Quartet
rehearses onstage with pianist Ilya Yakushev, 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.
   
 

NYSCA

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

YAMAHA

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.
 
 

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Maverick Concerts are made possible in part with funds
from the County of Ulster's Ulster County Cultural Services & Promotion Fund,
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Photo credits:
ACTORS & WRITERS:
Jennifer May
ADAM TENDLER:
Beryl Striewsky
AMERICAN STRING QUARTET: Peter Schaaf
BORROMEO Quartet:
Eli Akerstein
CASSATT QUARTET:
Mary Ann Moy
CYPRESS QUARTET:
Basil Childers
DANISH STRING QUARTET:
Caroline Bittencourt
DOVER QUARTET:
Lisa-Marie Mazzucco
ESCHER QUARTET: Laura Rose
FRED HERSCH: Steve J. Sherman
LATITUDE 41: Dario Acosta
PERRY BEEKMAN:
Dion Ogust
TRIO SOLISTI: Lisa-Marie Mazzucco



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