Going for Baroque is a weekly series of mini-recitals. It features students from the Eastman School of Music performing on the Italian Baroque organ on the second floor of the museum. Sundays @ 1 pm and 3 pm in the Fountain Court / included in MAG admission.
Explore MAG’s outdoor grounds during Summer in Centennial Sculpture Park on July 16 & August 6, 5-8 pm. Enjoy live music, guided tours, and interactive art activities for adults and children. Admission is free for all outdoor and indoor activities.
July 16 | Urban Steel plays literally EVERYTHING (R&B, Pop, Rock, Country, Soul, Blues, Swing, Jazz)
August 6 | Black Rock Zydeco Zydeco can be fast or slow, a two-step, waltz, shuffle, or fast boogie. Above all, zydeco music is about the spirit of community and celebration!
Thursdays @ 7:30 pm in the Fountain Court (Beginning again in October 2015)
Included in MAG admission
Series made possible by the Rippey Endowed Trust
Thursday, February 13 @ 7 pm in the Fountain Court / included in MAG admission
“Echoes of the Middle Ages” features Schola Cantorum of Christ Church Episcopal Church, Stephen Kennedy, director, with Michael Anderson, assistant professor of musicology, Eastman School of Music.
Presented as part of the ESM / MAG project “Sights and Sounds of the Middle Ages,” funded by the UR Provost Multidisciplinary Award. Photo above: J. Adam Fenster. Also pictured above: 15th-century French Leaf from an Antiphonary: Music for the Office of Matins. Currently on view.
Date: April 6, 2013
Stephane Wrembel has been called “a revelation” by Rolling Stone. Woody Allen recruited him to score the theme to the 2012 Academy Award winning film Midnight in Paris, and he performed live during the 2012 Oscars telecast. Don’t miss this concert by the French-born virtuoso guitarist and composer.
Date: September 13, 2012
Cyrille Aimée has consistently proven herself to be an unstoppable, undeniable talent in the modern age of jazz. Internationally renowned and praised for her unparalleled abilities, Cyrille’s vocal stylings are synonymous with musical genius. Her culturally rich background has supplied her with the driving force of Dominican rhythm and the incredible swing of the French Gypsies. Taking these natural abilities with her across the world, she has done nothing short of receiving rave reviews and a loyal following in each country she graces with her voice.
A former scholarship student at the Eastman School of Music, Bulgarian born violinist Svet combines elements of hip hop, pop, house and reggaeton. He has performed with many of the brightest stars in the business (including Tpain, Trina and Trick Daddy) and been featured on ABC, BET and MTV.
Sample a piece of Svet’s work below.