Our 47th Season!


47 Years of Quality and Variety in the Performing Arts

Ursula Oppens, piano
Ernest Bitetti, guitar

Albert Bowen, harpsichord
The Syracuse Symphony Opera Ensemble
Dance Theatre of Harlem
The Syracuse Symphony Rock Ensemble

Harvey and Sophie Sollberger, flutes
Musica Reservata Madrigal Singers
Chuck Folds and the Gotham Stompers
New York Chamber Soloists String Trio
Anita Carlton, piano

Nejmi Succari, violin
Joffrey II Ballet
Rick Warner, mime
Hamilton-Kirkland College Choir

The Syracuse Symphony Brass Ensemble
Robert Guralnik, piano
Gilbert and Sullivan a la Carte
Music by Three: Emmanuel Ax, piano
                        Ani Kavafian, violin
                        Peter Rejto, ‘cello

The National Chorale
Kalafusz String Trio
Saeko Ichinohe and Company

Jeffrey Swann, piano
Michael del Medico, actor: “M. Gorky, A  Portrait”
Ronald Radford, flamenco guitar      
New York Renaissance Band

Oxford and Cambridge Shakespeare Company: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”
The Telemann Trio
Contemporary Dance System
The Catskill Stompers

The New World Consort:“The Play of Robin and Marion”
New York Brass Quintet
Santiago Rodriguez, piano
New York Pro Arte Orchestra

1979-80  10th Anniversary Season
The Harlem Blues and Jazz Band
“Nowell Sing We Clear: “A Pageant of Mid-Winter Carols
Mary-Anne Ross, soprano     
Berkshire Public Theatre: “The Glass Menagerie”
Hartford Ballet
A Concert of Indian Music:
   Steven Gorn, bansuri flute
   Badal Roy, tabla

Jack Crossan and Albert Dominguez, duo pianos    
Vinie Burrows, actress: “Walk Together  Children”
Lenox String Quartet
Trio Sonata
Vanaver Caravan

The Pavlova Celebration
New England Chamber Orchestra
1,000 Years of Jazz
West Point Glee Club
Paul Sanasardo Dance Company

Vivian Harvey Slater, piano
Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Concord String Quartet
Lotte Goslar’s Pantomime Circus
Los Angeles Ballet
“Some Like It Cole:”
The Sassy Songs of Cole Porter

The National Shakespeare Company: “Hamlet”
The Harlem Blues and Jazz Band
Annapolis Brass Quintet
Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia
Hakan Hagegard, baritone
Marian McPartland, jazz piano
Ellie Boswell and Neicey, vocalists

The Gemini Ensemble
Elly Ameling, soprano
Mandala Folk Dance Ensemble
Calliope: A Renaissance Band
Newport Jazz Festival All-Stars

An Evening with Maynard Ferguson
Berkshire Ballet: “The Nutcracker”
Eastman Forellen Ensemble
Catskill Puppet People
Walt Michael and Company
Vladimir Zaitsev, piano

Cayenne Jazz Band  
Newark Boys Chorus
American String Quartet
Barksdale Theatre: “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”

Chinese Golden Acrobats and Magicians
Barksdale Theatre: “A Child’s Christmas in  Wales”
The New York Consort of Viols
The Clancy Brothers, with Robbie O’Connell

Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Empire State Ballet: “The Nutcracker”
Vienna Choir Boys
Eroica Brass Quintet

1989-90   20th Anniversary Encore! Season
Chinese Golden Dragon Acrobats and Magicians
Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia
Troupe America: “Mr. Pickwick’s Stories for a Christmas Evening”
The Harlem Blues and Jazz Band
Mandala Folk Dance Ensemble

Empire State Ballet: “The Song of the Nightingale” and “Gaite Parisienne”
“Amahl and the Night Visitors”
Music from Marlboro
Chestnut Brass Company
Jean Redpath

1991-92  A Salute to the Music of the Americas
Manhattan Rhythm Kings
Tom Chapin
New World String Quartet
Peabody Ragtime Ensemble

Tom Chapin
Calliope: A Renaissance Band
National Theatre of the Deaf
The Guild Trio

KidStuff!  Calliope: A Renaissance Band    
Little Theatre of the Deaf
The Guild Trio
Malcolm Dalglish

Queen Ida and Her Zydeco Band
Opening act: The Saints
The Magic of Lyn
Boys of the Lough
Kayaga of Africa

KidStuff!  Bill Shontz
Catskill Puppet Theater: “Professor  Wobbly’s Scientific Review”
Ithaca Ballet  Robert Post

1994-95  25th Anniversary Season
The Bobs
Peter Pucci Plus Dancers
Anonymous 4
Winston Grennan and the Ska-Rocks Band
Opening act: Larry Mondello

KidStuff!  The Peanut Butter and Jelly Puppeteers
Gary Rosen and Tot Rock

Pete Panek and the Blue Cats
Lakota Sioux Indian Dance Theatre
Lazer Vaudeville
Live Oak and Company: “The Lost Spindle”
Boys of the Lough
Jay Ungar and Molly Mason

KidStuff!  The Whippersnappers
Open Hand Theater:
“The Serpent’s Daughter”

Doc Scanlon’s Rhythm Boys
Opening act: Franklin Micare’s Lucky Lids
Epic Brass Quintet
Eroica Trio
An American Storyfeast, with Jon Spelman,
Charlotte Blake Alston and Gayle Ross
Footworks Dance Ensemble

 1996-97 KidStuff!  Michael Menes
Ballet Long Island: “Peter and the Wolf”
Theatreworks/USA: “Play to Win”- The Story of Jackie Robinson

The Duke Robillard Band
Ontario Ballet Theatre: “The Nutcracker”
The Aulos Ensemble
Lucy Kaplansky and Brooks Williams

KidStuff!  Gould and Stearns: “Simple Gifts”
Tomas Kubinek
Les Julian

The National Shakespeare Company: “The Taming of the Shrew”
New York Chamber Soloists: “The Baroque Trumpet”
The Burns Sisters
Abby Rabinovitz and Kaleidoscope

KidStuff!  Lynn Trefzger
Theatreworks/USA: “Charlotte’s Web”
Steve Love’s New York Express Roller Dance Company

1999-2000  30th Anniversary Season
Cherish the Ladies
Buffalo Guitar Quartet
Central New York Jazz Orchestra
Dance Through Time
Jay Ungar and Molly Mason

KidStuff!  T-Bone
Lazer Vaudeville
Catskill Puppet Theater: “The Lion’s Whiskers”

Abaca String Band
Scholars of London
Le Dixieband
Patty Larkin
John McCutcheon

KidStuff!  The Gizmo Guys
 John McCutcheon

Livingston Taylor
The Ying Quartet
Theatreworks/USA:  “A Christmas Carol”
Central New York Jazz Orchestra
Lynn Trefzger
Cherish the Ladies

Deirdre Flint
Opening act: Justin Brooks
Debbie Davies Band
Trout Fishing in America
Hank Jones Trio
James Reams and the Barnstormers
Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre

The Prodigals
The 77th New York Regimental Balladeers
Monumental Brass Quintet
The Four Nations Ensemble
Walt Michael and Company
Theatreworks/USA:“The Mystery of King Tut”

Teresa Broadwell and Thrivin’ on a Riff
Jennie Stearns
Barra MacNeils
John Rossbach and Chestnut Grove
Modern Man
Voloshky Ukrainian Dance Ensemble

Jez Lowe and the Bad Pennies
The Tuey Connell Trio
Boys of the Lough
Alex Torres y Su Orquesta
Northern Lights
Hudson Shad

The Dirty Dozen Brass Band
Teada: An Irish Christmas in America
Metropolitan Klezmer
Catie Curtis
David Demsey & Friends Jazz Quartet
Kulu Mele African American Dance Ensemble

Dave Frishberg
Steve Forbert
John Stetch Trio
Grada: Christmas in America
Alexis P. Suter Blues Band
Diana Jones
Chris Smither

Roger McGuinn
The Lost Boys
Eilen Jewell
David Leonhardt Jazz Group
Bruce Katz Band
The Heavenly Echoes Gospel Singers
Gamelan Galak Tika

Horseshoe Lounge Playboys
John Jorgenson and the Gypsy Jazz Quintet
John Gorka
Kinobe and Soul Beat Africa
Crooked Still
Montana Skies

Gravel Yard
Slick Fitty
Arlen Roth
Jim McNeely Trio
Glengarry Bhoys
Eden Brent
Doug and Telisha Williams
Hot Club of Cowtown

Graham Parker
Harmonious Wail
The Brigadoons
Wiggins & Harris
Nora Jane Struthers
Eilen Jewell

The Sweetback Sisters
Joy Kills Sorrow
Annie & The Hedonists
The Steel Wheels

Lake Street Dive
The Sacred Shakers
Roger Peltzman

Jonathon Kreisberg
Gibson Brothers
David Wax Museum
Nore Jane Struthers
Tartan Terrors
Wild Ponies
The Baseball Project

Chris Collins and Booulder Canyon
Ballroom Thieves
Heather Maloney
Canal Street String Band
Kristin Andreassen
Nicholas David
Willie Tea Taylor

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