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Tuesday, February 20, 2024

The Orchestra Now Performs Mendelssohn and Sibelius by Edward Kliszus

NEW YORK - The Orchestra Now Performs Mendelssohn and Sibelius in a musical experience that delivered! Audience members left with hearts still echoing with melodies, virtuosity, drama, and p…

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On Site Opera presents The Immersive Coffee Cantata Experience by Edward Kliszus

NEW YORK - On Site Opera presents The Immersive Coffee Cantata Experience, telling their tale through virtuosic strains of splendid singing, hilarity, and elegance while faces remained lit …

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Friday, February 16, 2024

Gabrielle Stravelli at Chelsea Table + Stage by Edward Kliszus

NEW YORK - Gabrielle Stravelli at Chelsea Table + Stage, winner of the 2023 Broadway World Cabaret Award for Best Vocal Jazz Show, stormed the stage with guitarist Saul Rubin for the perfect…

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Wednesday, February 14, 2024

The Park Avenue Chamber Symphony presents Centenary in Blue by Edward Kliszus

NEW YORK - The Park Avenue Chamber Symphony presents Centenary in Blue, a celebration of George Gershwin's music and an extraordinary concert with splendid soloists and audience members seat…

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Sunday, February 11, 2024

White Wave SoloDuo Dance Festival by Edward Kliszus

White Wave SoloDuo Dance Festival was where motion sometimes reveled in silence while tonight’s music afforded sonic landscapes and tensions for artistic motion. We sensed Zen, religious c…

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Monday, February 5, 2024

Pianist Lucas Debargue at Carnegie Hall by Edward Kliszus

Let's get right to the point. Lucas Debargue's piano recital debut at Carnegie Hall was spellbinding and spectacular. His reputation certainly preceded him as seats filled before a single, m…

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Friday, February 2, 2024

Arthur Kell Speculation Quartet by Edward Kliszus

Jazz lovers will want to see and hear the Arthur Kell Speculation Quartet. With the opening sounds tonight at the fabulous Smalls Jazz Club set in Manhattan’s West Village, one sensed the …

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Tuesday, January 30, 2024

The American Symphony Orchestra performs Dvořák’s Requiem in Carnegie Hall by Edward Kliszus

NEW YORK - The American Symphony Orchestra performs Dvořák's Requiem in Carnegie Hall, enthralling a full house with music performed by superb vocal soloists, the ASO, and the renowned Bar…

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Tuesday, January 23, 2024

49 Years of Preserving Native American Culture – Thunderbird American Dancers Pow Wow by Edward Kliszus

49 Years of Preserving Native American Culture - Thunderbird American Dancers Pow Wow with dances, stories, and traditional music from Native Peoples of the Northeast, Southwest, and Great P…

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Friday, January 19, 2024

Richard C. Walter at Chelsea Table and Stage by Edward Kliszus

‘Pieces’ performed by Santina Umbach exemplified Richard C. Walter’s finest sonic expressions of elegiac, passionate, and metaphysical delights.

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Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Felicia Finley in Backwoods to Broadway by Edward Kliszus

Billed as An Audacious Cabaret, a marvelous performance was delivered by Felicia Finley in Backwoods to Broadway at Manhattan's Green Room 42. This live performance was also presented in a l…

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Friday, December 22, 2023

El Niño: Nativity Reconsidered by Edward Kliszus

El Niño: Nativity Reconsidered is a masterpiece of modern opera and a testament to the enduring power of great art to inspire and uplift the human spirit.

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Orrin Evans Holiday Extravaganza at Birdland by Edward Kliszus

The Orrin Evans Holiday Extravaganza at Birdland was electric with a festive spirit as the big band took to the stage, adorned with shimmering decorations, glittering lights and guest stars …

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Wednesday, December 20, 2023

Handel’s Messiah by the Oratorio Society of New York by Edward Kliszus

With superb soloists, orchestra, and choir led by Maestro Kent Tritle, tonight's Carnegie Hall performance by the Oratorio Society of New York bolstered Messiah's legacy as one of the greate…

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Third Bird by Isaac Mizrahi and Nico Muhly by Edward Kliszus

Works and Process returned to the Guggenheim to present Third Bird by Isaac Mizrahi and Nico Muhly. In this tale of modern times starring the Ostrich as our hero, we meet a flock of characte…

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Friday, December 15, 2023

The American Symphony Orchestra and Händel’s Judas Maccabaeus by Edward Kliszus

It was a stellar evening for the magnificent Riverside Church concert with the American Symphony Orchestra and Händel's seminal work, Judas Maccabaeus, Oratorio (1747). Excitement abounded …

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Monday, December 11, 2023

Peter and the Wolf by Works and Process by Edward Kliszus

Charming only begins to describe Peter & the Wolf by Works & Process at the Guggenheim. Originally commissioned by the Central Children's Theatre in Moscow in 1936, tonight's perfor…

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Killin’ Republicans by Edward Kliszus

Killin' Republicans may sound like an extreme anti-GOP motto, but it's a hilarious reference to American politics looking back 150 years or so. Perhaps the sequel is Killin' Democrats or Pro…

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Tuesday, November 21, 2023

The Orchestra Now Performs Barber, Strauss, and Schumann by Edward Kliszus

Tonight was an event when The Orchestra Now Performs Barber, Strauss, and Schumann in a fantastic concert of challenging, diverse, and intriguing music. The musicians performed with intensit…

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Monday, November 20, 2023

Angel of Many Signs by Edward Kliszus

The New York Choral Society presented Angel of Many Signs, a superb digital, instrumental, choral, and visual art synthesis. This production was billed as “a multi-media and multi-discipli…

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Transcendent Triumph and Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 2 by Edward Kliszus

Tonight's concert, Transcendent Triumph and Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2 was suitably billed as the Full InsideOut Concerts™ Experience. This performance by David Bernard and Park Avenue …

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Wednesday, November 15, 2023

David Dean Bottrell: The Death of Me Yet at Pangea by Edward Kliszus

Tonight was David Dean Bottrell: The Death of Me Yet at Pangea in New York City's East Village. The high-energy storyteller slapped himself, immediately capturing the audience's attention an…

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Sunday, November 12, 2023

Aging is Not a Fairy Tale by Edward Kliszus

Aging is Not a Fairy Tale at the Theater for the New City is a delightful, charming, humorous admixture of favorite fairy tales and characters. The repartee was well crafted and sophisticate…

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Saturday, November 11, 2023

At Carnegie Hall – Exodus: Jewish Composers in Exile by Edward Kliszus

Impresario Leon Botstein and The Orchestra Now of Bard College presented at Carnegie Hall - Exodus: Jewish Composers in Exile. This intriguing program title represented the product of Botste…

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Thursday, November 9, 2023

Oratorio Society of New York with Bach’s Magnificat and Mozart’s Requiem by Edward Kliszus

On stage at Carnegie Hall was Maestro Kent Tritle with superb soloists, orchestra, and the Oratorio Society of New York with Bach’s Magnificat and Mozart’s Requiem. From the Magnificat's…

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Tuesday, November 7, 2023

Imani Winds with Terrence Wilson on Piano  by Edward Kliszus

The Imani Winds with Terrence Wilson on Piano, appeared for their debut performance at the 92nd Street Y. The versatility of these world-class artists facilitated a wide variety of musical s…

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Thursday, November 2, 2023

The Constant Wife by Edward Kliszus

The Constant Wife was charming, fun, witty, droll, elegant, and deserving of the full house and extended ovations. From the onset, listeners were drawn into a mesmerizing plot of well-crafte…

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Scrambled Eggs by Edward Kliszus

Scrambled Eggs by the author Reginald L. Wilson made its world premiere at the Gene Frankel Theater in New York City. It was crafted in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It was bil…

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Thursday, October 26, 2023

Hays Street Hart at Smoke Jazz Club by Edward Kliszus

Hays Street Hart at Smoke Jazz Club presented tunes from their Bridges Record Release tonight. As I sat in the sold-out performance the sounds I heard reminded me of the incredible importanc…

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Conrad Herwig and The Latin Side All-Stars at The Django by Edward Kliszus

Conrad Herwig and The Latin Side All-Stars at The Django brought forth classic, expressive jazz. Herwig enriched it with the syncopation, excitement, and complexity of Latin rhythm, the path…

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Tuesday, October 24, 2023

Nightmare Dollhouse by Edward Kliszus

Nightmare Dollhouse was a spooky, creepy, doll-themed event that sent shivers down spines, horrible horripilations indeed! The event was staged in an old building in New York's Lower East Si…

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All that Chat

2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards