Volume 76, Number 54 | June 6 - 12, 2007

Performance / Music

Amato opera319 Bowery, 212-228-8200, www.amato.org: FALSTAFF by Verdi performed in Italian and English. Thru June 24; select Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays. $35, $28 seniors, children & students.

Cornelia Street Cafe29 Cornelia St., bet W. 4th St. & Bleecker, 212-989-9319, www.corneliastreetcafe.com: Check online for upcoming events.

DEKK Restaurant & Lounge134 Reade Street St., 212-941-9401: THE VINSON VALEGA TRIO, Every Monday night from 7:30 - 10:30pm. No cover. THE LAURA DREYER QUARTET, Every Friday night from 7:30 - 10:30pm. No Cover. DOWNTOWN JAZZ, A different band every Sunday evening at 8 & 10pm. $6 cover, plus $10 food or drink minimum.

Giovanni’s Atrium100 Washington St., 212-513-4133: WEEKLY JAZZ PERFORMANCE, Hear jazz vocalist Kathryn Farmer perform every Friday.

Greenwich Village Bistro13 Carmine St.; 212-206-9777: WHIRLED MUSIC, Series presents artists performing Jazz, Blues, New Soul, Bluegrass and more. Takes place nightly. No cover.

Joint-Faculty RecitalGreenwich House Music School presents pianist Michiyo Morikawa and cellist Nurmira Greenberg playing works for cello and piano, piano and violin, and piano trio by Bloch, Beethoven, Michael Davidman and Mendelssohn. Tues., June 5 at 7:30pm. RENEE WEILER CONCERT HALL, 46 Barrow St., Bet 7th Ave. South & Bedford St. $10.

The Missing PeacePianist Anthony de Mare responds musically to the Rubin Museum of Art’s current exhibition with the same title. Wed., June 13 at 7pm. RUBIN MUSEUM OF ART, 150 W. 17th St., bet 6th & 7th Aves. 212-620-5000 x 344. $25, includes admission to the exhibition “The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama” running thru Sept. 3.

Motion TrioThe internationally acclaimed accordion trio from Poland. Sat., June 2 at 9:30pm. JOE’S PUB, 425 Lafayette St., bet E. 4th & Astor Place. 212-967-7555. http://tickets.publictheater.org. $20.

Music in Abe Lebewohl ParkThe 26th season of the Third Street Music School Settlement’s free outdoor summer concert series in the East Village featuring outstanding guest musicians who will play a variety of musical styles that reflect the ethnic diversity of the neighborhood. Thurs., June 7 - July 26 at 12:30pm. June 7: New Orleans Jazz. June 14: Sounds of India. June 21: Mike Freeman ZonaVibe. June 28: Arturo O’Farrill Latin Jazz Group. July 5: Music from China. July 12: Third Street Music School Settlement Players. July 19: Alicia Svigals Klezmer Fiddle Express. July 26: Bryan Vargas and ¡Ya Esta! ABE LEBEWOHL PARK, corner of 10th St. & 2nd Ave., in front of St. Mark’s Church-in-the-Bowery. First-come, first-served seating is available. 212-777-3240. www.thirdstreetmusicschool.org. Sponsored by Con Edison. Each concert ends with sweet treats donated by Veselka.

Neighborhood Church of Greenwich Village269 Bleecker St., 212-691-1770: JAZZ AT NCGV, On Fri., June 8 at 8pm, hear the Jamie Baum Septet. CLASSICAL AT NCGV, On Fri., June 1 at 8pm, Peter Fletcher will perform works by Bach, Satie, Tarrega and Couperin on classical guitar. Free.

New Village Music FestivalCelebrates music, culture and community. Sat., June 16 from 12-5pm. TOMPKINS SQUARE PARK, 7th St., bet Ave. A & B.

OneVoiceConcert will raise money for the relief effort still going on in New Orleans after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. Evening will feature performances by Christine Goerke of the Metropolitan Opera, Elise Quagliata, Holli Harrison and members of the Grace Church Choir. Fri., June 1 at 7pm. GRACE CHURCH, 802 Broadway at 10th St. 212-254-2000. www.gracechurchnyc.org. $20.

Sometimes SatieDowntown Music Productions, Mimi Stern-Wolfe, Artistic Director, presents a concert of music by the great French composer performed by Downtown Chamber & Opera Players. Sun., June 17 at 3pm. ST. MARK’S CHURCH, 131 E. 10th St. at 2nd Ave. 212-477-1594. $10, $8 students & seniors.

Stars of TomorrowSee tomorrow’s Jazz and Classical virtuosos today with performances by star students from around the City. HUDSON RIVER PARK’S PIER 45, Christopher St. & the Hudson River. Tuesdays, June 5 – Aug. 21 from 6–7pm.

Sunset on the HudsonEnjoy the sweet and mellow guitar sounds of New York’s acclaimed guitar man David Ippolito as the sun sets on one of NYC’s most picturesque piers. HUDSON RIVER PARK’S PIER 45, Christopher St. & the Hudson River. Fridays, June 8 – Aug. 24 from 7–9pm.

Vision FestivalArts for Arts presents Vision Festival XII, celebrating ”A Dozen Years of Visionary Music, Dance, Spoken Word, Film and Visual Arts.” This avantJazz festival features a cast of musicians from New York, Chicago and around the world. Tues., June 19 – Sun., June 24; Tues. – Sat. at 7pm; Thurs. at 6pm; Sun. at 5pm. ANGEL ORENSANZ FOUNDATION, 172 Norfolk St. $30 per night in advance; $35 day of show; $150 for 6-night pass. www.visionfestival.org. 212-696-6681.

Washington Square Music FestivalThe 49th season of free concerts in the park. Sun., June 17 at 3pm: A Folk/ Blues concert featuring the Rishell & Raines Trio. Tues., July 17 at 8pm: Gershwin/Weill- Music as Political Statement. Tues., July 24 at 8pm: Music for Piano, Winds and Strings. Tues., July 31 at 8pm: Charles Mingus Orchestra. Takes place in the southeast quadrant of the park, near the statue of Garibaldi. First-come, first-served. Rainspace is NYU’s Frederick Loewe Theatre, 35 W. 4th St. 212-252-3621. Presented by the Washington Square Association & the Washington Square Park Council. www.washingtonsquaremusicfestival.org.

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