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2017

 

April 4 Leah Crocetto, soprano – New York City (Michael Palm Series)

 

2016

 

November 14 & 15 Up Our Alley 18: Classical Action's Annual Benefit Bowling Bonanza – Bowlmor Chelsea Piers, New York City
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October 19 Emmanuel Ceysson, harpist and Nina Stemme, soprano – New York City (Michael Palm Series)
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September 27 Fred Hersch, piano and Cécile McLorin Salvant, vocalist – New York City (Michael Palm Series)
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April 25 Yuja Wang, piano – New York City
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February 27 Anita Hartig, soprano, Adam Plachetka, bass-baritone, Luca Pisaroni, bass-baritone, Matthew Polenzani, tenor, with Howard Watkins, piano – New York City (Michael Palm Series)
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2015

 

November 20 The Takács Quartet – New York City (Michael Palm Series)

November 16 & 17 Up Our Alley 17: Classical Action's Annual Benefit Bowling Bonanza – Bowlmor Chelsea Piers, New York City

May 5 Anthony Roth Costanzo, countertenor and Bryan Wagorn, piano – New York City (Maestro Appreciation Concert)

April 2 Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano and Malcolm Martineau, piano – New York City (Michael Palm Series)
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February 19 Luca Pisaroni, bass-baritone and Craig Terry, piano – New York City (Michael Palm Series)
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2014

 

December 9 Yuja Wang, piano – New York City (Michael Palm Series)
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November 17 & 18 Up Our Alley 16: Classical Action's Annual Benefit Bowling Bonanza – Bowlmor Chelsea Piers, New York City
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February 18 James O'Donnell, organ – New York City (Maestro Appreciation Concert)

February 3 Joshua Bell, violin with Sam Haywood, piano – New York City (Michael Palm Series)
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2013

 

December 12 Angela Meade, soprano with Bradley Moore, piano – New York City (Michael Palm Series)

November 18 & 19 Up Our Alley 15: Classical Action's Annual Benefit Bowling Bonanza – Bowlmor Lanes Union Square, New York City
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September 30 Natasha Paremski, piano and Zuill Bailey, cello – New York City (Michael Palm Series)

April 11 Classical Action's 20th Anniversary Gala Hudson Theatre, NYC
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2012

 

October 22 & 23 Up Our Alley 14: Classical Action's Annual Benefit Bowling Bonanza – Bowlmor Lanes, New York City
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May 17 Christine Brewer, soprano and Craig Rutenberg, piano - New York City (Michael Palm Series)

March 10 Tom Hampson, baritone and Luca Pisaroni, bass-baritone with pianist Carrie-Ann Matheson - New York City (Michael Palm Series)
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February 10 Leila Josefowicz, violin and pianist John Novacek - New York City (Michael Palm Series)
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2011

 

May 4 Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano and pianist Jeremy Denk - New York City (Michael Palm Series)
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April 6 Stephanie Blythe, mezzo-soprano and pianist, Warren Jones - New York City (Michael Palm Series)
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September 19 Up Our Alley 13: Classical Action's Thirteenth Annual Benefit Bowling Bonanza - Bowlmor Lanes, New York City
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2010

 

December 6 Garrick Ohlsson, piano - New York City (Michael Palm Series)
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June 7 Up Our Alley 12: Classical Action's Twelfth Annual Benefit Bowling Bonanza - Bowlmor Lanes, New York City

March 29 Iestyn Davies, countertenor and Julius Drake, piano - New York City

February 20 Violet: A Dramatization in Words & Music of the Life of Violet Gordon Woodhouse, Maggie Cole, harpsichord and actors Harriet Walter and Guy Paul - New York City

 

2009

 

December 16 Emanuel Ax, piano –
New York City (Michael Palm Series)

December 1 Thomas Meglioranza, baritone and Reiko Uchida, piano - New York City

October 26 Dawn Upshaw, piano –
New York City (Michael Palm Series)

October 6 Alisa Weilerstein, cello and Inon Barnatan, piano – New York City
(Michael Palm Series)

August 11 Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival featuring Director Louis Langrée, violinist Joshua Bell and members of the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra – New York City

Summer 2009 River to River's Summer Stars Series at the Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts at Pace University featuring Félix Lajkó, violin with Antal Brasnyó, viola; Mark O'Connor, violin; Soo Bae, cello with Reiko Uchida, piano; and the Brasil Guitar Duo with Raimundo Penaforte – New York City

June 8 Up Our Alley 11: Classical Action's Eleventh Annual Benefit Bowling Bonanza – Bowlmor Lanes, New York City

May 13 David Finckel, cello and Wu Han, piano – New York City (Maestro Appreciation Concert)

April 27 Tessera Quartet with David Liebermann, piano – New York City

April 19 René Pape, bass and Brian Zeger, piano – New York City
(Michael Palm Series)

March 18 Moscow Meets Manhattan…a unique evening of Music & Dance benefiting Classical Action and Dancers Responding to AIDS featuring dancer/choreographer Germaul Barnes; organist Cameron Carpenter; flutist Maxim Rubtsov; and The Russian National Wind Quintet – Middle Collegiate Church, New York City

February 23 André Watts, piano – Buffalo, NY

February 9 Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano and pianists Brad Mehldau and Bengt Forsberg
(Michael Palm Series)

 

2008

 

November 24 Stephen Hough – New York City
(Michael Palm Series)

October 20 Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
– Los Angeles, CA

September 10 Indira Mahajan, soprano and Ted Taylor, piano – New York City

Summer 2008 River to River's Summer Stars at the Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts at Pace University featuring Jose Franch-Ballester, clarinet, José Feghali, piano, Jennifer Stumm, viola with Elizabeth Pridgen, piano, Wu Man, pipa and Monica Yunus, soprano.
– New York City

June 7-18 Baltic Cruise on the luxurious Crystal Symphony featuring mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade; composer/pianist Jake Heggie; violinist Leila Josefowicz, among other artists

June 2 Up Our Alley 10: Classical Action's Tenth Annual Benefit Bowling Bonanza - Bowlmor Lanes, New York City

May 19 Measha Brueggergosman, soprano and Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano - New York City (Maestro Appreciation Concert)

April 21 Leif Ove Andsnes, piano - New York City (Michael Palm Series)

March 24 Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano and David Zobel, piano - Chicago, IL

March 19 Denyce Graves, mezzo-soprano and Brian Zeger, piano - New York City (Michael Palm Series)

February 17 Frederica von Stade, mezzo-soprano and Jake Heggie, pianist/composer - Houston, TX

 

2007

 

December 3 Christian Tetzlaff, violin and Alexander Lonquich, piano – New York City
(Michael Palm Series)

November 28 Elizabeth Futral, soprano and Joseph Illick, piano – Fort Worth, TX

November 12 Jake Heggie CD Launch featuring mezzo-soprano, Catherine Cook; flutist Carol Wincenc; cellist Emil Miland and pianist/composer Jake Heggie – San Francisco, CA

October 17 Natasha Paremski, piano – Buffalo, NY

October 15 Jake Heggie CD Launch featuring mezzo-sopranos Joyce Castle and Mary Phillips; flutist Eugenia Zukerman; clarinetist Andrew Shreeves; saxophonist Vince Gnojek; violinist Dawn Harms; cellist Emil Miland; bassist Richard Worn and pianist/composer Jake Heggie – New York City

September 17 Cayenne goes to Yankee Stadium New York Yankees vs. Baltimore Orioles – Bronx, New York
(Cayenne: Classical Action's Youth Entertainment Network)

August 4 Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Music Festival featuring pianist Jeffrey Kahane and the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra – New York City

July 19 Brasil Guitar Duo – The Riverhouse in New York City(Cayenne:Classical Action's Youth Entertainment Network)


Summer 2007 River to River's Summer Stars at the Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts at Pace University featuring Young People's Chorus of New York City, marimbist Makoto Nakura, trombonist Tim Conner, soprano Elizabeth Keusch and the Amstel Quartet – New York City

June 21 Natasha Paremski and Gabriel Kahane, piano – New York City
(Cayenne: Classical Action's Youth Entertainment Network)


June 11 Up Our Alley 9: Classical Action's Ninth Annual Benefit Bowling Bonanza – Bowlmor Lanes, New York City

May 7 Jeremy Denk, piano – New York City (Michael Palm Series)

April 30 Ursula Oppens, piano – New York City

March 15 Ingrid Fliter, piano - New York City
(Maestro Appreciation Event)

March 13 Houston Grand Opera with sopranos Rebekah Camm, Alicia Gianni, Jennifer Root, Albina Shagimurotova, Tamara Wilson and Camille Zamora; mezzo-soprano Maria Markina; tenor Beau Gibson; baritones Liam Bonner, Joshua Hopkins and Ryan McKinny; pianist/coaches Jeremy Frank and Grant Loehnig; hosted by composer and pianist Ricky Ian Gordon at Ovations Night Club - Houston, TX
(Cayenne: Classical Action's Youth Entertainment Network)

February 12 Fred Hersch, piano and Kurt Elling, vocals - New York City
(Inaugural Concert of Cayenne:Classical Action's Youth Entertainment Network)

February 5 Juilliard String Quartet- New York City 60th Anniversary Celebration (Michael Palm Series)

January 25 Sandra Goodman, contralto

Christ Chapel at Riverside Church - New York City

 

2006

 

December 11 Angelika Kirchschlager, mezzo-soprano and Malcolm Martineau, piano
- New York City (Michael Palm Series)

November 11 Fred Hersch, piano
- San Francisco, CA (Michael Palm Series)

September 28 Laura Aikin, soprano, Claudia Hoca, piano, Carol Wincenc, flutist and JoAnn Falletta, guitar - Buffalo, NY

(Michael Palm Series)

September 9 Karen Smith Emerson, soprano and Deborah Gilwood, piano - Norwich, VT

August 25 Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Music Festival featuring Director Louis Langrée and the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra - New York City

August 15 Cyndia Sieden, soprano, Rod Gilfry, Baritone and Joe Illick, piano - Santa Fe, NM

August 14 2006 Stephen Hough, piano

- Los Angeles, CA

Summer 2006 River to River Festival's Summer Stars at Michael Schimmel Center featuring organist Cameron Carpenter, percussionist Svet Stoyanov with violinist Joseph Lin, baritone Thomas Meglioranza with pianist Reiko Uchida, pianist Jie Chen and the Brasil Guitar Duo - New York City

June 12 Up Our Alley 8: Classical Action's Eighth Annual Benefit Bowling Bonanza - Bowlmor Lanes, -New York City

March 30 Jubilant Sykes, bass-baritone -- New York City (Michael Palm Series)

January 17 Leon Fleisher and Katherine Jacobson, piano - New York City (Michael Palm Series)

 

2005

 

December 14 Yefim Bronfman, piano and Nikolaj Znaider, violin - New York City (Maestro Appreciation Event)

November 18 Hilary Hahn, violin and Natalie Zhu, piano - New York City (Michael Palm Series)

October 21 Fred Hersch's 50th Birthday Benefit House Concert featuring vocalists Rachelle Fleming and Kate McGarry, pianists Fred Hersch and Natasha Paremski, cellist Daniel Gaisford, among others - New York City

August 5 Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Music Festival featuring Director Louis Langrée, pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet, flutist Sir James Galway and members of the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra
- New York City

Summer 2005 River to River Festival's Summer Stars at Pace University's Michael Schimmel Center featuring Antares, pianist Adam Golka, percussionist Svet Stoyanov, violinist/pianist/composer Daniel Bernard Roumain and violinist Caitlin Tully with pianist Rohan De Silva - New York City

June 13 Up Our Alley 7: Classical Action's Seventh Annual Benefit Bowling Bonanza - Bowlmor Lanes, New York City

May 22 Janice Mayer & Associates,LLC10th Anniversary Celebration, New Vistas - Dizzy's Club Coca Cola at Jazz at Lincoln Center - New York City

May 11 Natasha Paremski, piano - New York City

May 2 Lang Lang, piano - New York City (Michael Palm Series)

April 18 Tokyo String Quartet - New York City

April 2 Johann-a-Thon 2005: A Four-part, Twelve-HourEvent Celebrating the Life and Music of Johann Sebastian Bach - James Chapel at Union Theological Seminary, New York City

March 30 Garrick Ohlsson, piano - San Francisco, CA

March 15 André Watts, piano - Houston, TX

March 3 Sir James Galway and Lady Jeanne Galway, flute with Phillip Moll, piano - New York City (Michael Palm Series)

February 6 Susanne Mentzer, mezzo-soprano and Timothy Long, piano - New York City

January 10 The Takács Quartet - New York City (Maestro Appreciation Event)

 

2004

 

December 2 Thomas Hampson, baritone and Brian Zeger, piano - New York City
(Michael Palm Series)

August 20 Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival featuring Director Louis Langrée, violinist Joshua Bell and members of the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra - New York City

Summer 2004 River to River Festival's Summer Stars at Pace University's Michael Schimmel Center featuring pianist Kit Armstrong, the Imani Winds Quintet, flutist Demarre McGill with pianist Hugh Sung, pianist Natasha Paremski, cellist Daniel Gaisford and pianist José Feghali - New York City

June 7 Up Our Alley 6: Classical Action's Sixth Annual Benefit Bowling Bonanza - Bowlmor Lanes, New York City

May 26 Leila Josefowicz, violin and John Novacek, piano - New York City
(Maestro Appreciation Event)

April 15 Betty Buckley, vocalist and Kenny Werner, piano - Houston, TX
(Michael Palm Series)

April 7 Anne Sophie-Mutter, violin, André Previn, piano and Lynn Harrell, cello - New York City

April 1 Deborah Voigt, soprano and Brian Zeger, piano - New York City (Michael Palm Series)

March 8 Joshua Bell, violin and Simon Mulligan, piano - New York City (Michael Palm Series)

 

2003

 

November 16 André Watts, piano - New York City (Michael Palm Series)

November 12 Emanuel Ax, piano - Santa Monica, CA

June 12 Renée Fleming, soprano and Fred Hersch, piano - New York City (Michael Palm Series)

June 9 Up Our Alley 5: Classical Action's Fifth Annual Benefit Bowling Bonanza - Bowlmor Lanes, New York City

May 8 José Feghali, piano and Daniel Gaisford, cello - Houston, TX

April 8 Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano - New York City

March 14 José Feghali, piano and Daniel Gaisford, cello - New York City (Maestro Appreciation Event)

 

2002

 

November 11 Deborah Voigt on Broadway: Opera's Leading Lady Meets Broadway's Leading Men, Deborah Voigt, Malcolm Gets, Howard McGillin, Adam Pascal, Patrick Wilson, Tom Wopat and Orchestra of St. Luke's; hosted by Dick Cavett - The Ford Center for the Performing Arts - New York City

September 24 Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano and Brian Zeger, piano - New York City

Leading Ladies of the Opera series)

September 22 Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, mezzo-soprano and Robert Tweeten, piano - Santa Fe, NM

June 28 Fred Hersch, piano - Healdsburg, CA

June 13 Elizabeth Pitcairn, violin and Norman Krieger, piano - Brentwood, CA

June 6 Sondra Radvanovsky, soprano and Dolora Zajick, mezzo-soprano with Anthony Manoli, piano - New York City (Leading Ladies of the Opera series)

June 3 Up Our Alley 4: Classical Action's Fourth Annual Benefit Bowling Bonanza - Bowlmor Lanes, New York City

May 20 Hélène Grimaud, piano - New York City

May 16 José Feghali, piano and André Watts, piano - Houston, TX

May 13 Nancy Allen, harpist and Carol Wincenc, flutist - New York City

April 10 Dawn Upshaw, soprano and Stephen Prutsman, piano - New York City
(Leading Ladies of the Opera series)

April 7 Lang Lang, piano and Guo-Ren Lang, er-hu - Chevy Chase, MD

March 12 Lynn Harrell, cello and Victor Asunción, piano - Madison, WI

 

2001

 

December 1 Classical Action/Oberlin Concert, eighth blackbird - Oberlin, OH

October 17 Lang Lang, piano - New York City (Maestro Appreciation Concert)

June 4 Up Our Alley 3: Classical Action's Third Annual Benefit Bowling Bonanza - Bowlmor Lanes, New York City

May 22 Ernst Haefliger, tenor and Danielle de Niese, soprano with Ken Noda, piano - New York City

May 21 Orion String Quartet - New York City

May 7 Renée Fleming, soprano and Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano - Lincoln Center's Kaplan Penthouse, New York City

January 17 David Walker, countertenor and Timothy Hoekman, piano - New York City

January 1 Raphael Trio - New York City

 

2000

 

November 27 Lang Lang, piano - St. Louis, MO

October 26 Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin and Sérgio and Odair Assad, guitars - New York City (Maestro Appreciation Event)

October 22 Bo Skovus, baritone and Warren Jones, piano - Cleveland, OH

September 28 Emerson String Quartet - New York City

July 31 Up Our Alley 2: Classical Action's Second Annual Benefit Bowling Bonanza - Bowlmor Lanes - New York City

June 13 Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin and Fred Hersch, piano - New York City

April 2 Simon Mulligan, piano - Wyomissing, PA

March 12 André Watts, piano - West Hollywood, CA

February 7 Thomas Hampson, baritone and Craig Rutenberg, piano - Westport, CT

 

1999

 

December 16 Evgeny Kissin, piano - New York City

November 7 Lang Lang, piano - Reading, PA

October 17 André Watts, piano - Philadelphia, PA

October 12 Bejun Mehta, countertenor - New York City

July 13 Up Our Alley 1: Classical Action's First Annual Benefit Bowling Bonanza - Bowlmor Lanes, New York City

June 29 Seattle Concert Gala at the Benaroya Hall featuring the Seattle Symphony with Maestro Gerard Schwarz, Seattle Opera Chorus, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Seattle Men's Chorus, violinists Joshua Bell and Mark O'Connor, vocalist Betty Buckley, baritone Jubilant Sykes; hosted by Lily Tomlin - Seattle, WA

May 20 Philip Glass, piano and Nurit Pacht, violin - New York City

May 13 Gino Quilico, baritone and Scott Dunn, piano - Beverly Hills, CA

May 3 Joshua Bell, violin, Edgar Meyer, bass, Sam Bush, mandolin and Mike Marshall, guitar - New York City

April 25 Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano - Mamaroneck, NY

April 14 Emanuel Ax, piano - Chicago, IL

February 23 The King's Singers - New York City

January 14 A Celebration of Benita Valente at Lincoln Center's Juilliard Theater featuring soprano Benita Valente, soprano Susan Narucki, The Juilliard String Quartet, pianists Richard Goode, Ken Noda, Stephanie Brown and Cynthia Raim, composer and pianist William Bolcom, mezzo-sopranos Marilyn Horne, Joan Morris, Emily Golden and Marietta Simpson, tenors Richard Clement and Jon Humphrey, baritones Christòpheren Nomura and William Stone - New York City

 

1998

 

December 2 José Feghali, piano - St. Louis, MO

November 15 Cecilia Bartoli, mezzo-soprano and Steven Blier, piano - New York City

November 11 Stephen Hough, piano - New York City (Maestro Appreciation Event)

November 8 José Feghali, piano - Austin, TX

October 11 Scott Dunn, piano and Kurt Ollmann, baritone - Beverly Hills, CA

September 12 Leila Josefowicz, violin and John Novacek, piano - Stowe, VT

April 13 Fred Hersch and Friends: The Duo Concert at Town Hall featuring pianists Fred Hersch and Kenny Barron, saxophonist Joe Lovano, vocalists Andy Bey and Janis Siegel, vibraphonist Gary Burton; hosted by Dr. Billy Taylor and WBGO's Rhonda Hamilton - New York City

March 2 Classical Action: A HeartFelt Tribute to San Francisco Performances at the Herbst Theatre featuring pianist Fred Hersch, soprano Dawn Upshaw, pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet, The Alexander String Quartet, dancer/choreographer Stephen Petronio; hosted by Stockard Channing and Lisa Vroman - San Francisco, CA

January 10 Classical Action's Fifth Anniversary Celebration at the Brooklyn Academy of Music featuring violinist Joshua Bell, pianists Fred Hersch and Ursula Oppens, dancer/choreographer Bill T. Jones, bassist Edgar Meyer, the Orion String Quartet, clarinetist David Shifrin, soprano Dawn Upshaw, Ida Nevasayneva of Les Ballets Trockadero of Monte Carlo; hosted by Madeline Kahn and Nathan Lane - New York City

 

1997

 

May 24 Leila Josefowicz, violin and John Novacek, piano - Beverly Hills, CA

May 12 Eos Ensemble Benefit Concert at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall featuring composers Mark Adamo, William Bolcom, John Corigliano, David Del Tredici, Elliot Goldenthal and Jonathan Sheffer, and pianist/composer, Fred Hersch - New York City

April 29 Dawn Upshaw, soprano and pianists Fred Hersch and Gilbert Kalish - New York City

March 9 Renée Fleming, soprano and the Orchestra of St. Luke's; conducted by André Previn at Carnegie Hall, New York City

February 7 Greenleaf Chamber Players - New York City

 

1996

 

 

Jerry Hadley, tenor and Thomas Hampson, baritone with Craig Rutenberg, piano - New York City

Fred Hersch, piano - San Francisco, CA

Muir String Quartet - Buffalo, NY

 

1995

 

 

Joshua Bell, violin and Paul Coker, piano - Buffalo, NY

James Galway, flute and José Feghali, piano - Ann Arbor, MI

James Galway, flute and Phillip Moll, harpsichord with Sarah Cunningham, cello - Beverly Hills, CA

Dmitri Hvorostovsky, baritone and Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano - New York City

 

 

1994

 

 

3 Concert Series featuring Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano

Tokyo String Quartet

Dawn Upshaw, soprano and Dennis Giauque, piano - New York City

Apple Hill Chamber Players - New York City

Richard Goode, piano - New York City

 

1993

 

 

Emanuel Ax, piano - Brookline, MA

David Finckel, cello and Wu Han, piano - Garrison, NY

André Watts, piano - New York City

Daniel Gaisford, cello and Nelson Padgett, piano - New York City

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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