“Strings-on-Hudson” Showcases Sensational String Music

A recent New York Times article about Battery Park City had a long-time area resident noting, "These days, the neighborhood is bursting with stores, restaurants, parks and activities ... It’s just booming.'”

We especially love the entertainment options available to our suburb-like neighborhood. And this time, Belvedere Plaza becomes the site for sensational string music.

See these exciting musicians, free, the next two Thursdays - outside at "Strings-on-Hudson", Battery Park City's Al Fresco Classical Music Series.

 "Strings-on-Hudson", Battery Park City's Al Fresco Classical Music Series

Grammy-winning string quartet Harlem Quartet pairs works of Debussy and Schubert with Brazilian, Cuban, Jazz and Ragtime repertoire. The group’s mission is to advance diversity in a classical music. 

Harlem Quartet - "Strings-on-Hudson", Battery Park City's Al Fresco Classical Music Series

(Harlem Quartet - Photo from bcparks.org)

The group Leadlights, rising young stars on the New York string music scene, is dedicated to bringing contemporary and classical music to new audiences. The program will include a 2017 piece by New York-based composer Kyle Werner as well as selections by Beethoven, Brahms and Mendelssohn.

Leadlights - "Strings-on-Hudson", Battery Park City's Al Fresco Classical Music Series

(Photo from bcparks.org))

Belvedere Plaza is located on the north end of the North Cove Marina, slightly west of Brookfield Place.