By Terry Shwadron
New York – Here’s info on more live music . . .good for the soul.
Thursday, April 18: Our six-piece jazz group Equilibrium is appearing at our new home, Cleopatra’s Needle, 92ndand Broadway, for three sets from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., so feel free to drop in for a drink or dinner. Apart from the joy of being with us, Cleopatra’s is a lively, full-service restaurant that people seem to like. Starting this month, we’ll be there once a month, on Thursdays, but not necessarily the same one. The atmosphere is fine, and the music delicious–our mix of standards, our own adaptations and originals.
Sunday, May 5: 92ndSt. Orchestra plays Tchaikovsky Symphony 6, and two concerto winners, starting at 7:30 p.m. in Buttenweiser Hall at the Y, 92 St. and Lexington. Tickets are $5 by calling 212.415-5500.
Thursday, May 9: Center Symphony at St. Peter’s Church, 54thand Lexington, 8 p.m. Playing New World Symphony, arias by Berlioz, and the Hansel and Gretel Overture. Ask donation of $10.
Thursday, May 16: Doctors’ Orchestra, second floor, Norman Thomas HS, northeast corner of 33rdand So. Park, across from the 6 train entrance. Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade, a Bruch viola Romanze, and a tone poem by Delius about his French garden. Ask donation.
Thursday, May 30: Equilibrium is back at Cleopatra’s Needle.
About the author: Terry Schwadron retired a senior editor for New York Times and now enjoys playing jazz for his Equilibrium group. He loved being a journalist and equally loves his music.