MAVERICK CONCERTS 2016


June   |  July   |   August   |   September 


Julian Lage Concert Cancelled 

Due to scheduling conflicts, we regret to say that Julian Lage will not perform at
Maverick Concerts on Saturday, September 17. Refunds will be automatically provided to all who purchased tickets online, by phone, or at the box office by credit card. If you have any other issue with ticketing for this concert, please contact us at LageRefunds@maverickconcerts.org.

We hope to bring Julian back to play in our exciting Jazz at the Maverick series in a future season!



 

 

Ars Choralis

 

 

 


Elizabeth Mitchell


JUNE

Saturday | June 18 | 7 pmSunday | June 19 | 4 pm

Ars Choralis at the Maverick
Barbara Pickhardt
, conductor
PRE-SEASON CONCERT
Woodstock’s premier chorus, under the
direction of Barbara Pickhardt, returns to the
hall with Música Hispánica: Centuries of Hispanic Song

TICKETS only  at arschoralis.org or 845-679-8587

 Maverick  tickets are not valid for this event.

 




Saturday | June 25 | 11 am

Elizabeth Mitchell


Elizabeth Mitchell & Family

Grammy-nominated Smithsonian Folkways artist,
with folk music for all ages.


Admission is free for all young people under 16.
These wonderful concerts,
long a Maverick tradition, are
designed for enjoyment by school-age children.
Adults pay $5 each.



 

 

 



Actors & Writers




Saturday | June 25 | 8 pm

Actors & Writers

A reading of Laura Shaine Cunningham's
screenplay of her acclaimed memoir
Sleeping Arrangements, the story
of an orphan raised by her two bachelor uncles.



Please note: Maverick tickets are not valid for this event.
Admission is by donation.

 

 

 


Escher String Quartet

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Sunday | June 26 | 4 pm


Escher String Quartet

Beethoven: String Quartet No. 1 in F Major, Op. 18, No. 1
Bartók: String Quartet No. 2, Op. 17
Dvořák: String Quartet No. 13 in G major, Op. 106





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JULY


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Saturday | July 2 | 11 am

Arturo O'Farrill

Arturo O’Farrill Quartet

Admission is free for all young people under 16. These wonderful concerts,
long a Maverick tradition, are designed for enjoyment by school-age children. Adults pay $5 each.


This performance made possible with support from Sally Grossman and the
New York State Presenters Network.


 

 

 

 

 

 






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Saturday | July 2 | 8 pm

Arturo O'Farrill

Arturo O’Farrill Quartet

Afro Latin Jazz

This performance made possible with support from Sally Grossman and the
New York State Presenters Network.


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Jupiter String Quartet




Ilya Yakushev

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Sunday | July 3 | 4 pm

Jupiter String Quartet
with
Ilya Yakushev,
piano

Beethoven: String Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 18, No. 6
György Ligeti: String Quartet No. 1 (1954), “Metamorphoses Nocturnes”
Schubert: Quartettsatz in C minor, D. 703
Shostakovich: Piano Quintet in G Minor, Op. 57 (1940)


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Saturday | July 9 | 8 pm

Steve Gorn, bansuri flute
Sanjoy Banerjee, vocals
Samir Chatterjee, tabla
Namami Karmaker, vocals and harmonium

Indian Classical Music: The Healing Breath
of the Sacred


Indian Ragas

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Shanghai String Quartet

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Sunday | July 10 | 4 pm

Shanghai Quartet

Frank Bridge: Three Novelletten for String Quartet
Mendelssohn: Quartet No. 6 in F minor, Op. 80
Edvard Grieg: String Quartet in G minor

 

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Horszowski Trio

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Saturday | July 16 | 11 am

Horszowski Trio

Horszowski Trio

Admission is free for all young people under 16.
These wonderful concerts, long a Maverick tradition, are designed
for enjoyment by school-age children.

Adults pay $5 each.






 


 

 



 

 

 




Amir ElSaffar

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Saturday | July 16 | 8 pm

Amir ElSaffar and the Two Rivers Ensemble

New Century, New Voices I

Amir ElSaffar and the Two Rivers Ensemble

Crisis Suite (2013).
A unique cross-cultural fusion rooted in
the music of Iraq and Middle East but still speaking the
language of swing and improvisation.

 

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Horszowski Trio

 

 

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Sunday | July 17 | 4 pm

Horszowski Trio

New Century, New Voices II

Schumann: Piano Trio No. 2 in F, Op. 80
Joan Tower: For Daniel (2004)
Beethoven: Piano Trio No. 7 in B-flat, Op. 97
(“Archduke”)

A Maverick Debut

 

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Kim & Reggie Harris





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Saturday | July 23 | 11 am

Kim & Reggie Harris

Kim and Reggie Harris

Admission is free for all young people under 16.
These wonderful concerts, long a Maverick tradition, are designed
for enjoyment by school-age children.

Adults pay $5 each.




 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Vijay Iyer


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Saturday | July 23 | 8 pm

Vijay Iyer

New Century, New Voices III

Vijay Iyer, solo piano

 

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Latitude 41

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Actors & Writers

 

 

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Sunday | July 24 | 4 pm

Latitude 41

Haydn: Piano Trio No. 25 in G, Hob. XV:25 (“Gypsy”)
Shostakovich: Piano Trio No. 1 in C minor, Op. 8
Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No. 2 in C minor, Op. 66

 

 

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Friday | July 29 | 8 pm

Actors & Writers

An evening of works by Mikhail Horowitz and David Smilow.
Spoon River Apology is Horowitz's dubious homage
to the Edgar Lee Masters' classic.
Wreckage of the Future 
collects monologues, two-handers, and short plays from
Emmy-award winner Smilow.


Maverick tickets are not valid for this event.
Admission is by donation.

 


 

 





Fred Hersch



Jane Ira Bloom


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Saturday | July 30 | 8 pm

Fred Hersch & Jane Ira Bloom

Fred Hersch, jazz piano
with Jane Ira Bloom, soprano saxophone

 

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Danish String Quartet



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Sunday | July 31 | 4 pm


Danish String Quartet

Per Nørgård: String Quartet No. 1, Quartetto Breve (1952)
Mendelssohn: String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, Op. 13
Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 15 in E-Flat Minor, Op. 144 (1974)


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Imani Winds

 

AUGUST

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Saturday | August 6 | 11 am


YPC, Imani Winds

New Century, New Voices IV

Imani Winds

Admission is free for all young people under 16. These wonderful
concerts, long a Maverick tradition, are designed for enjoyment
by school-age children. Adults pay $5 each.

 

 

 

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Saturday | August 6 | 6 pm

Simone Dinnerstein, piano

A Benefit Performance for Maverick Concerts

Music by J.S. Bach
Music by Philip Glass: from Etudes (2005), and
Metamorphosis (2006)
Schubert: Sonata in B-flat major, D. 960,
Selections from the Op. 142 Impromptus

Reserved seats are $65, General Admission $35.
Regular Maverick tickets from ticket books are not valid for this
event and there is no “Rock Bottom” seating.



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Sunday | August 7 | 4 pm

Imani Winds 

New Century, New Voices V


Jeff Scott: Startin’ Sumthin’
Frederic Rzewski: Sometimes (2015)
Rimsky-Korsakov, arr. Jonathan Russell: Suite from Scheherazade
John Cage: Music for Wind Instruments (1938)
Maurice Ravel, arr. Mason Jones: Suite from Le Tombeau de Couperin

This concert is made possible with support from Garry & Diane Kvistad
and the Woodstock Chimes Fund.

 

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Julian Lage


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Saturday | August 13 | 8 pm

Julian Lage Trio

Julian Lage Trio
Julian Lage Concert Cancelled 
Due to scheduling conflicts, we regret to say that
Julian Lage will not perform at
Maverick Concerts on Saturday, September 17.
Refunds will be automatically provided to
all who purchased tickets online, by phone,
or at the box office by credit card. If you have any other
issue with ticketing for this concert, please contact us at LageRefunds@maverickconcerts.org.

We hope to bring Julian back to play in our exciting
Jazz at the Maverick series in a future season!


 



 

 

 

 




Trio Solisti

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Sunday | August 14 | 4 pm

Trio Solisti

Classics from the Very First Maverick Concert

Beethoven: Piano Trio No. 5 in D Major, Op. 70, No. 1 (“Ghost”)
Anton Arensky: Piano Trio No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 32
Brahms: Piano Trio No. 3 in C minor, Op. 101

 

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Adam Tendler

 

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Saturday | August 20 | 6 pm

Chamber Orchestra Concert

Continuum: Late Copland, Ginastera, and J.S. Bach

Maverick Chamber Players
Alexander Platt,
conductor
Adam Tendler,
piano
Emmanuel Feldman,
cello
Aurea Ensemble

J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, BWV 1048
Copland: Nonet for Strings (1962)
Ginastera: Puneña No. 2 for Solo Cello, Op. 45
(In honor of the centennial of the composer’s birth)
Copland: Piano Fantasy (1957)
J.S. Bach: Piano Concerto No. 4 in A Major, BWV 1055

This concert is made possible through support
from the Thompson Family Foundation.

 

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Saturday | August 20

Post-Concert Celebration & Supper

A reception with  Music Director Alexander Platt and
the musicians in the private home and studio of an important
Woodstock artist immediately following the performance. 
Celebrate Maverick's Second Century, meet with our
musical friends, and enjoy a catered buffet supper.

$40.00 per person
(in addition to concert ticket price).
Attendance is limited.

 





 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 






Borromeo String Quartet

 

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Sunday | August 21 | 4 pm

Borromeo String Quartet

Featuring a World Premiere

Haydn: String Quartet No. 65 in E-Flat Major, Op. 76, No. 6
Russell Platt: Mountain Interval (2016: World premiere)
Commissioned by Maverick Concerts for the Centenary with the support
of Alan & Sondra Siegel and Stephen McGrath & Janine Shelffo.

Beethoven: String Quartet No. 12 in E-Flat Major, Op. 127

 

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St. Lawrence String Quartet

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Friday | August 26 | 8 pm

St. Lawrence String Quartet

Haydn: String Quartet No. 3 in G minor, Op. 20, No. 3
John Adams: String Quartet No. 2 (2014)
Schumann: String Quartet No. 3 in A major, Op. 41, No. 3




 


 

 



Lara St. John



Matt Herskowitz

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Saturday  |   August 27  |  8 pm

Lara St. John,
violin,
Matt Herskowitz, piano

From their album Shiksa, wild traditional gypsy tunes from
the Jewish diaspora, Eastern Europe, the Balkans,
Caucasus, and Middle East, reimagined by ​today’s​ composers.


 


 

 




Enso String Quartet

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Sunday | August 28 | 4 pm

Enso String Quartet


Haydn: String Quartet No. 66 in D Major, Op.77, No. 1 (1799)
Henri Dutilleux: Ainsi La Nuit (1976)
In celebration of the composer’s centenary
Joaquin Turina: Serenata, Op. 87 (1935)
Alberto Ginastera: String Quartet No. 1, Op. 20 (1948)
In celebration of the composer’s centenary

 



 

 

 

 

 

 



Frederic Chiu


Andrew Russo



SEPTEMBER

 

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Saturday | September 3 | 6 pm

Andrew Russo and Frederic Chiu, pianists

Debussy: Suite Bergamasque
Ravel: Miroirs
Debussy, arr. Ravel: Prélude à l’Après-Midi d’un Faune,
for piano duet
Stravinsky: Petrushka, for piano duet


 





 




Pedja Muzijevic





 

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Sunday | September 4 | 4 pm

A CONCERT FOR THE FRIENDS OF MAVERICK

Pedja Muzijevic, piano

Haydn: Piano Sonata No. 52 in D major
George Crumb: Pastorale, from Makrokosmos (1972)
Schubert: Piano Sonata No. 20 in A major, D. 959

A 60-minute program with no intermission. Regular Maverick
tickets are not valid for this event and there is no “Rock Bottom” seating.
Admission is
by contribution only. A donor of $50 receives one ticket;
a donor of $100 or more receives two.

 

 

 

 

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Friday | September 9 | 8 pm

A concert reading of The Curse of Batvia, a seriously
silly musical comedy about a missing dog, a
book of spells from a far-off, vaguely Eastern European
country, and an ancient lycanthropic curse.
Book and lyrics by Katherine Burger, music by Roland Tec
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Maverick tickets are not valid. Admission by contribution only.





Happy Traum

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Saturday | September 10 | 8 pm

Happy Traum and Friends

Iconic Woodstock Folk Singer and Guitarist
Returns with Very Special Guests:

Multi-instrumentalist, Larry Campbell
Vocalist, Teresa Williams
Fiddler/mandolinist, Jay Ungar
Bassist/guitarist, Molly Mason

 

 

 


 

 




Pacifica String Quartet

 

 

 

 


 

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Sunday | September 11 | 4 pm

Pacifica String Quartet

New Century, New Voices VI

Mozart: String Quartet No. 23 in F Major, K.590
Shulamit Ran: String Quartet No. 3,
“Glitter, Doom, Shards, Memory” (2014)
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 7 in F major, Op. 59, No. 1
(“Razumovsky”)

 

 

 

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Saturday | September 17 | 6 pm


Julian Lage Trio

Julian Lage Trio
Julian Lage Concert Cancelled 
Due to scheduling conflicts, we regret to say that
Julian Lage will not perform at
Maverick Concerts on Saturday, September 17.
Refunds will be automatically provided to
all who purchased tickets online, by phone,
or at the box office by credit card. If you have any other
issue with ticketing for this concert, please contact us at LageRefunds@maverickconcerts.org.

We hope to bring Julian back to play in our exciting
Jazz at the Maverick series in a future season!

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




 


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                Above, l-r: Alexander Platt onstage at the Maverick; the Jupiter String Quartet
rehearses onstage with pianist Ilya Yakushev, 2013; the Tokyo String Quartet takes their final bow after decades
at the Maverick, Sept. 16, 2012. Photos by Renee Samuels.

    


 

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Maverick Concerts are made possible in part by an award from
the National Endowment of the Arts.
   
 

NYSCA

Maverick Concerts are made possible in part with funds from the
NewY
ork State Council on the Arts, a state agency, with the support
of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
   
 

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Yamaha is the official piano of Maverick Concerts.
The C7 grand piano appears through the generosity of Yamaha Artist Services.
   
 

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We are grateful to the National Register of Historic Places  for designating
the Maverick Concert Hall as a protected national historic site.
 
 

NYSCA

The engagement of Arturo O'Farrill Quartet is made possible in part
by support from the New York State Presenters Network which is supported by
the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency.
 
 

 

 

 

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Photo credits:

ADAM TENDLER:
Adam Tendler
AMERICAN STRING QUARTET: Peter Schaaf
ARTURO O'FARRILL: top image Crains New York, YPC page, John Abbott
BORROMEO QUARTET:
Christian Steiner
DANISH STRING QUARTET: Caroline Bittencourt
ENSO STRING QUARTET: Juergen Frank
ESCHER QUARTET: Laura Rose
FREDERIC CHIU: Chris Craymer
FRED HERSCH: Steve J. Sherman
HAPPY TRAUM: Franco Vogt
HORSZOWSKI TRIO: Lisa-Marie Mazzucco
IMANI WINDS: Matthew Murphy,
YPC page, Pierre Lidar
JANE IRA BLOOM: Tom Lau
LARA ST. JOHN: Twain Newhart
LATITUDE 41: Dario Acosta
MATT HERSKOWITZ: © Matt Herskowitz
PACIFICA STRING QUARTET:
Lisa-Marie Mazzucco
SIMONE DINNERSTEIN: Lisa-Marie Mazzucco
ST. LAWRENCE STRING QUARTET: Leonardo Mascaro
TRIO SOLISTI:
Lisa-Marie Mazzucco


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