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North Shore Publich Library

Concert/Opera/Music Streaming

NSPL is now partnering with Musicivic Inc. This partnership brings you quality chamber music into the comfort of your home. Please enjoy the three-part video streamed music series. You must register on our web page and provide your email address so we may send you a link to view this musicast. With your link you may re-watch this performance on NSPL’s YouTube channel for one week. The concerts that are part of this series (more info below) are the following:

  • Loss: Works by Mozart and Prokofiev – Thursday, August 13, 7:30 PM & Saturday, August 15, 2:00 PM
  • Songs of Love: Lost and Found – Tuesday, September 1, 7:30 PM & Thursday, September 3, 7:30 PM
  • Quartet Salonnières – Thursday, September 17, 7:30 PM & Saturday, September 19, 2:00 PM

August

Loss: Works by Mozart and Prokofiev

Thursday, August 13, 7:30 PM & Saturday, August 15, 2:00 PM

Part of the three-part video streamed music series with Musicivic Inc – Join the award-winning Shea-Kim Duo for Loss, a program of sonatas for violin and piano by W.A. Mozart and Sergei Prokofiev that contemplate the loss of something irreplaceable. The sonatas were completed at times when both composers were grappling with loss; Mozart wrote his E minor sonata around the time that he lost his mother, while Prokofiev composed his F minor violin sonata over a period of eight years, completing it shortly after the end of the World War II. When registering you must provide your email address.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791): Sonata No. 21 in E minor

Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953): Sonata No. 1 in F minor, Op. 80


Ladies of Liberty: “100 Years Strong Celebration the Centennial Suffrage and the History of Woman’s Rights in America”

Monday, August 17, 5:30 PM

This pre-recorded musical revue, featuring NYC award winning cabaret artist, Valarie diLorenzo, celebrates the 2020 Centennial of woman’s right to vote and traces the of history woman’s rights in America. She will start in the beginning, with connections to the early Civil Rights movement, and then brings us all the way to the modern feminist legacy, #MeToo movement and female empowerment, through exuberant, lively, sometimes humorous – often touching – songs. Please register at: https://rogersmemorial.librarycalendar.com/events/ladies-liberty-100-years-strong-virtual-concert-celebrating-centennial-suffrage-and-history. When registering you must provide your email address.

This concert is brought to you by The Friends of Rogers Memorial Library, League of Woman Voters of the Hamptons, Shelter Island and North Fork, and the South Hampton History Museum and the East End Libraries.


September

Songs of Love: Lost and Found

Tuesday, September 1, 7:30 PM & Thursday, September 3, 7:30 PM

Part of the three-part video streamed music series with Musicivic Inc – Join us for this week’s performance, featuring Christopher Reames, tenor, and Kanako Reames, piano. Songs of Love: Lost and Found invites us through two complete song cycles: Robert Schumann’s Dichterliebe (“A Poet’s Love”) and Francis Poulenc’s Tel jour, telle nuit. Replete with lush imageries of springtime and nature, these two song cycles reflect on the poignant complexities of love lost and found. When registering you must provide your email address.


Quartet Salonnières

Thursday, September 17, 7:30 PM & Saturday, September 19, 2:00 PM

Part of the three-part video streamed music series with Musicivic Inc – Devoted to historical performance, Quartet Salonnières is a newly formed ensemble that performs classical repertoire on original instruments using gut strings. The quartet is named for the women who hosted salons in the 18th and 19th centuries, known as the Salonnières, who through providing artistic and intellectually themed evenings in their homes, allowed the culture of the arts and philosophy to thrive. Join them in performances by Mozart, Haydn, and Boccherini! When registering you must provide your email address.


Harp Music with a Twist

Saturday, September 26, 2:00 PM, Friday, October 23, 7:30 PM, & Friday, November 20, 7:30 PM

With heart and humor Kate Saxton is guaranteed to delight with traditional and modern music played on her concert harp. When registering you must provide your email address.



Live with Carnegie Hall

Join the new online series, Live with Carnegie Hall, and be witness some of the world’s finest artists as they share behind-the-scenes stories, excerpts from past performances, and live musical moments.

 

If you are interested in viewing concerts, please see the following:

The Metropolitan Opera has launched “Nightly Met Opera Streams,” a free series of encore Live in HD presentations streamed on the company website during the coronavirus closure.

The Seattle Symphony is offering live streams of their upcoming performances completely for free. Sign up for notifications for their upcoming streams!

The Museum of Modern Art has complied a list of songs about art!

The Staller Center is happy to offer you new resources from their very own Instrument Petting Zoo (IPZ). You can also download music education workbooks and create music together at home.

 

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