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Reviewed by Lee Shepherd Though it was blustery and bitterly cold outside last Sunday (Feb. 15), the “Brilliant Brass” concert by the Binghamton Philharmonic Brass Quintet warmed the hearts of everyone in downtown Binghamton’s United Presbyterian Church. The program ranged from hot jazz to heraldic Renaissance fanfares fit for a king or queen, demonstrating the best a brass quintet repertoire has to offer. The ensemble is composed of principal players in the BSO: trumpeters Benjamin Aldridge and Frank Campos, tuba player Adam Peck, French hornist Alex Shuhan...
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By Barb Van Atta My son and I attended the Madrigal Choir of Binghamton's fabulous "American Masters" concert last Sunday (Oct. 20) at United Presbyterian Church (formerly First Presbyterian) in Binghamton. What a wonderful performance, focusing on four 20th century composers near and dear to our hearts: Norman Dello Joio, Samuel Barber, Morten Lauridsen and Aaron Copland! The ambitious mix of full choral and ensemble pieces, conducted by Bruce Borton, reminded us yet again of the depth and breadth of vocal talent in this community. I wish...
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