So&So Orchestra | First Movement | Bach Chorales
to Oct 6

So&So Orchestra | First Movement | Bach Chorales

October 5th, 7PM and October 6th, 2PM & 7PM

Ariadne Greif, Melissa Harvey, Luke MacMillan, and David Charles Tay, sing one-on-a-part Bach in a concert of old and new music with So & So Orchestra in Brooklyn.

First movement is a collaboration between choreographer Or Meir Schreiber and a chamber orchestra.

Throughout the night two pieces of music will be presented, one very old— Bach orchestral suite n. 3— and one very new, a world premiere of Jordan Hall’s “Blueprint”.

Or Meir Schreiber
Former dancer in Batsheva Dance Company, where he worked for many years with Mr. Gaga- Ohad Naharin. Growing up in Israel and moving to New York, Or has created a unique language, blending the middle-eastern flexibility and rigidness, with influences of Hip-hop.

Jordan Hall
His music has been described as “stirring and poignant” (AllAboutJazz), “a vibrant, imaginative composition… rapturous” (Textura). Using textures that range from lush symphonic to visceral soundscapes, he has composed for a spectrum of ensembles and has debuted compositions at New York venues such as National Sawdust.

Daniel Zinn, conductor and artistic director of So&So, will be conducting a 25 piece chamber orchestra in the two pieces presented:

Bach // Orchestral Suite N.3
Jordan Hall // “Blueprint”

While Blueprint is a natural exercise in improvisation and flexibility, Zinn’s decision to reinvent orchestration, and even instrumentation, is definitely pushing the limits of what is “Bach”.

Jordan Hall
Or Meir Schraiber
Daniel Zinn
25-piece live orchestra

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Charlottesville Chamber Music Festival | Berio Folksongs | Respighi Il Tramonto
to Sep 13

Charlottesville Chamber Music Festival | Berio Folksongs | Respighi Il Tramonto

Ariadne performs on two concerts at the 2019 Charlottesville Chamber Music Festival.

Friday, September 13, 2019 at 7:30pm - V. Earl Dickinson Theater at Piedmont Virginia Community College
Leoš Janáček.............. Violin Sonata
Giacomo Puccini.......... Crisantemi (Chrysanthemums)
Ottorino Respighi.......... Il Tramonto (The Sunset)
Francis Poulenc............... Clarinet Sonata
Luciano Berio................ Folk Songs

Jennifer Frautschi, violin; Timothy Summers, violin; Nicholas Cords, viola
Raphael Bell, cello; Cameron Crozman, cello
Sooyun Kim, flute; Matthew Hunt, clarinet; Jessica Zhou, harp
I-Jen Fang and Matthew Gold, percussion; Benjamin Hochman, piano; Ariadne Greif, soprano

Sponsored by The Ruffledog Fund

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 7:30pm - IX Art Park Inside Event Space
Cabaret Evening

Ticketed Event

Jacques Brel, Spirituals, Dances, Percussion, Surprises, Delights

Jeroen Berwaerts, trumpet; Ariadne Greif, soprano; Matthew Hunt, clarinet; Andrew Armstrong, piano
Timothy Summers, violin; Nicholas Cords, viola; David Quiggle, viola; Edward Arron, cello; Raphael Bell, cello
Matthew Gold, percussion

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Two Roads | CreArtBox Festival
8:00 PM20:00

Two Roads | CreArtBox Festival

Two Roads

This collaboration between the composer, musicians, choreographer, and designer sees its world premiere on the final night on CreArt’s music festival. Featuring two sopranos, a physical actor, a choir, a dance ensemble, electronics, piano, percussion, and a movable set, this collaboration will end the festival with a spectacle that can’t be missed. Though framed as a chamber opera, Two Roads wholeheartedly embraces its interdisciplinary nature, following a parallel creative process that showcases each aspect in earnest and displays CreArt at its best. Guillermo Laporta, Tagore Gonzalez, Isis de Coura, and Josefina Urraca present this final program on Sunday, September 1st at 8:00 p.m.


Concept, music, and dramaturgy by

Guillermo Laporta

Scene direction and choreography by

Tagore Gonzalez

Set and costume design by

Isis de Coura

Music direction by

Josefina Urraca


Mary Taylor Hennings, dancer

Can Wang, dancer

Rosalie van Wamel, dancer

Ariadne Greif, soprano 

Julie Berndt, actress 

Josefina Urraca, piano

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So & So Orchestra | Sunset Opera
7:30 PM19:30

So & So Orchestra | Sunset Opera

So&So is back with an evening of opera. Presenting some of the greatest hits in the age-old combination, orchestra, and singer, including scenes from La Traviata, Eugene Onegin, The Magic Flute, and Iolanta.

The conductor, Hannah Schneider, is flying in from Oxford, where she is the assistant conductor of the Oxford Philharmonic. Noted by Valery Gergiev as a "rare talent", Hannah will be leading the orchestra through a beautiful night of music revolving around some young and acclaimed singers.


Ariadne Greif
Perri Di Christina
Pavel Suliandziga
Phillip Bullock

Bring your own seat // FREE
Reserve chair // $5
Chair and drink // $20

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