Jun
18
5:00pm 5:00pm

Chameleon Arts Ensemble: All B's!

PROGRAM: All B’s!

BEETHOVEN: Variations for cello and piano on Ein Madchen oder Weibchen, Op. 66
BARTÓK: Contrasts for clarinet, violin and piano
BERIO: Folksongs for soprano, flute, clarinet, viola, cello, harp and percussion
BLOCH: Quintet No.1 for piano and strings (1923)

Chameleon Arts Ensemble

Deborah Boldin, flute | Robyn Bollinger, violin | Vivian Choi, piano | Gary Gorczyca, clarinet | Franziska Huhn, harp  | Mary Mackenzie, soprano | William Manley, percussion | Rafael Popper-Keizer, cello | Kenneth Renshaw, violin | Scott Woolweaver, viola

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Apr
22
7:00pm 7:00pm

LOFT Recital: Season finale

Mary is delighted to reunite with pianist James Barnett for his LOFT Recital series finale, a program exploring 1920's Jazz influence from Paris to NYC, at the Norseman Distillery. Mary and James will be joined by acclaimed Chicago violinist, Rachel Brown.

Program:

  • Maurice Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Piano; his take on 1920s jazz craze
  • Claude Bollings: Suite for Violin and Jazz Piano
  • Georgia Stitt: Alphabet City Cycle
  • John Harbison: selections from Songs from After Hours

LOFTrecital is free and open to the public, but due to limited space an online reservation is required. 

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Mar
22
11:15am11:15am

Situation Object: solo recital

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Mary presents a solo recital of unaccompanied works for soprano.

Program

Cathy Berberian - Stripsody

Richard Wernick - Moonsongs from the Japanese

Judith Weir - King Harald's Saga

Milton Babbitt - Phonemena

Amir Shpilman - Situation Object

Admission: FREE!

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Jan
5
7:00pm 7:00pm

Matt Marks: Mata Hari (world premiere)

The Prototype Festival presents Matt Marks Mata Hari, a hybrid opera-theatre piece inspired by the legendary and controversial female mystic dancer Mata Hari, who was executed for espionage during World War One. 

Mary plays the role of Sister Léonide, the head of the Saint Lazare Prison for Women, and friend of Mata Hari during her imprisonment.

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Dec
12
7:30pm 7:30pm

JACK Quartet & Ekmeles: Music of the North

How does climate affect music? As global temperatures continue to rise, Music Mondays presents music from — and inspired by — the cultures and landscapes of Northern climates. The JACK Quartet joins with the vocal ensemble Ekmeles for a program of music by Finnish, Swedish, Icelandic, Canadian, and American composers, both past and present.

PROGRAM

Jean Sibelius — Norden and Fogelfängarn, op. 90 for soprano and piano (Mary Mackenzie & Eric Sedgwick)

John Luther Adams — Canticles of the Sky

Kaija Saariaho — From the Grammar of Dreams

Anna Thorvaldsdoittr —  Hvolf for mezzo soprano and piano (Elisa Sutherland)

Marc Sabat — Jean-Philippe Rameau

Karin Rehnkvist - Davids Nimm (Mary Mackenzie, Charlotte Mundy, Elisa Sutherland) 

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Mar
21
1:00pm 1:00pm

Princeton Symphony's Spring Chamber Music Concert

Mary will appear with violinist Marc Uys, and harpist Bridget Kibbey in a program featuring works by composer and former Princeton University professor Edward T. Cone, the Institute's Artist-in-Residence Sebastian Currier, Camille Saint-Saëns, and Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco. 

The performance will take place at the Monroe Public Library (4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Township, NJ  08831). 

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Mar
20
4:30pm 4:30pm

Princeton Symphony's Spring Chamber Music Concert

Mary will appear with violinist Marc Uys, and harpist Bridget Kibbey in a program featuring works by composer and former Princeton University professor Edward T. Cone, the Institute's Artist-in-Residence Sebastian Currier, Camille Saint-Saëns, and Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco. 

The performance will take place at Wolfensohn Hall in the Institute for Advanced Study (1 Einstein Drive. Princeton, NJ  08540). 

Reservations can me made here

 

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Mar
18
8:00pm 8:00pm

AOP presents "Rated R for Rat"

Mary will appear in a concert for American Opera Projects showcasing the music of Wang Jie. She will perform The Animal Carnival, a cycle with texts from The Book of Songs from (200 BC China), and A Prayer (Lord? Please Don't Let Me Die in a Funny Way), a hilarious monologue for soprano set to text by New Yorker contributor, Paul Simms. 

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