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November 16, 2012

Arts Briefs

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---- — Hartwick to present ‘Pierrot Lunaire’

The Hartwick College of Music faculty will present Arnold Schoenberg’s 20th century piece “Pierrot Lunaire” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the Anderson Center for the Arts Theatre on the college’s campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Scored for piano, flute/piccolo, clarinet/bass clarinet, violin/viola, cello and female reciter, the work a song cycle featuring 12 poems by Belgian poet Albert Giraud. According to a media release, the piece is said to reflect the artistic and cultural milieu of the times, as well as the old traditions of street theater known as “Commedia dell’Arte.”

For more details, call 431-4585 or email

Wind ensemble to play in Oneonta

The Catskill Valley Wind Ensemble will present its fall concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at Foothills Performing Arts and Civic Center at 24 Market St. in Oneonta.

Pieces performed will include Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture,” Alfred Reed’s “Russian Christmas Music,” Saint-Saens’ “Marche Militaire Francaise,” Massenet’s Meditation from “Thais,” Gustav Holst’s “Moorside March,” Henry Fillmore’s “Americans We” March, and highlights from the film “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest.”

The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call 432-7085 or go to

Concert to highlight

Liszt protege

For the final concert of the Friends of Music 2012 season, pianist Justin Kolb will perform “Liszt and the Barefoot Carmelite: Music of Franz Liszt and his mystical protégé Herman Cohen” at 3 p.m. Sunday. The show will be at the Cyr Center on West Main Street in Stamford.

According to a media release, Kolb said “Liszt and the Carmelite” “brings to light the music and interesting character of Hermann Cohen, a precocious and prolific protégé of the great Romantic master, Frank Liszt.”

Admission is a suggest donation of $12 per person and $6 for seniors and students. For more information, call 746-7163 or visit