Four Islands

Notes on the Program by Steven Blier for Four Islands March 14, 2017 at Merkin Concert Hall. Buy tickets here > NOTES ON THE PROGRAM I always used to joke that one of the important things Michael Barrett and I had in common was that we both came from islands:...

Picnic Cantata / Dinner at Eight

Notes on the Program by Steven Blier for Picnic Cantata / Dinner at Eight February 21, 2017 at Merkin Concert Hall. Buy tickets here > SIX PACKETS OF OATMEAL In the past several seasons, NYFOS has been lucky enough to present three songs cycles by Gabriel Kahane:...

Rodgers, Rodgers & Guettel

Notes on the Program by Steven Blier for Rodgers, Rodgers & Guettel November 1 & 3, 2016 at Merkin Concert Hall There are two histories of the Rodgers family that run parallel to one another. The first celebrates the dazzling musical gifts that propelled three...