Jun
18
5:00 pm17:00

Chameleon Arts Ensemble: All B's!

  • Shalin Liu Performance Center

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

More information here


Apr
22
7:00 pm19:00

LOFT Recital: Season finale

  • Norseman Distillery

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. 

Apr
8
8:00 pm20:00

De Leeuw: Im wunderschönen Monat Mai

  • Memorial Chapel

Mary appears with the Redlands Symphony under the direction of Ransom Wilson to reprise her performance of Reinbert De Leeuw's theatrical vocal drama, Im wunderschönen Monat Mai. 

More information here

Mar
22
11:15 am11:15

Situation Object: solo recital

  • Suffolk Country Community College, Southhampton Building

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!

Jan
5
7:00 pm19:00

Matt Marks: Mata Hari (world premiere)

  • HERE Arts Center

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.

More information here

Dec
12
7:30 pm19:30

JACK Quartet & Ekmeles: Music of the North

  • Advent Lutheran Church

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) 

Nov
19
7:30 pm19:30

The Tree of Life

  • Brooklyn Academy of Music

The Brooklyn Academy of Music presents The Tree of Life, directed by Terence Malick, with the Wordless Music Orchestra. Mary joins over 100 musicians to perform the live score.

More info here

Nov
18
7:30 pm19:30

The Tree of Life

  • Brooklyn Academy of Music

The Brooklyn Academy of Music presents The Tree of Life, directed by Terence Malick, with the Wordless Music Orchestra. Mary joins over 100 musicians to perform the live score.

More info here

Aug
14
Aug 24

Workshop for Mata Hari

Matt Marks' and Paul Peers' new opera, Mata Hari, will go into the next stage of development, in preparation for its premiere in January 2017. Mary will be playing the role of Sister Léonide.

Mar
21
1:00 pm13:00

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). 

Mar
20
4:30 pm16:30

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

 

Mar
18
8:00 pm20:00

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. 

RSVP on eventbrite here

Feb
17
8:00 pm20:00

Ekmeles at National Sawdust with Miranda Cuckson

Ekmeles appears in concert with Miranda Cuckson. Works by Scelsi, Nono, Sciarrino, Josquin, and Ockeghem. With Jane Sheldon (soprano), Rachel Calloway (mezzo soprano), Tomas Cruz (tenor), Eric Dudley (tenor), Jeff Gavett (baritone), and Steve Hrycelak (bass). 

Ekmeles is a vocal ensemble dedicated to the performance of new and rarely-heard works, and gems of the historical avant garde. 

www.ekmeles.com

www.nationalsawdust.org

 

Jan
24
8:00 pm20:00

National Sawdust with Nunc

Mary will appear in concert at New York's newest classical music venue, National Sawdust, with members of Nunc. Performing Jonathan Dawe's Roventi (Red-hot!) with Miranda Cuckson (violin), Melissa Reardon (viola), and Chris Gross (cello); and Michael Jarrell's Eco III with June Han (harp).

www.nationalsawdust.org