Present Season Calendar

 

Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 4pm

Otesaga Resort Hotel | Cooperstown, NY

Cooperstown Summer Music Festival: Life of Birds

Featuring Robert Sirota's Birds of Paradise, as well as the world premiere of Sirota's Blackbird Singing, based on The Beatles' "Blackbird."

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Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 2pm

Merkin Concert Hall | New York, NY

Sirota @ 70

On his 70th birthday, composer Robert Sirota is celebrated by an all-star lineup performing a selection of his works spanning 20 years, including the New York premiere of Luminous Bodies.

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Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 3pm

Private Event | Mt. Kisco, NY

Mt. Kisco Concert Association 
The American String Quartet performs a private concert, with a program that includes Sirota's String Quartet #2: American Pilgrimage. 

Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 2pm

Morris Museum | Morristown, NJ

Wave Upon Wave – Telegraph Quartet & Robert Sirota

Telegraph Quartet performs Robert Sirota's Wave Upon Wave. Sirota will participate in a discussion about his work after the performance.

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Friday, November 15, 2019 at 7:30pm

Sirota Home | Yonkers, NY

Fundraising concert for the Sirota@70 season, featuring cellist Ben Larsen and others.

Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 3pm

Saint John's Episcopal Church | Brooklyn, NY

Concerts on the Slope

Featuring Robert Sirota's third string quartet Wave Upon Wave.

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Monday, December 2, 2019 at 7:30pm

The Graduate Center, CUNY | New York, NY

Music from Copland House: The Listening Eye

Featuring works inspired by visual artists, including Robert Sirota's chamber piece Seven Picassos.

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Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 4pm

Lyndhurst | Tarrytown, NY

Music from Copland House: The Listening Eye

Featuring works inspired by visual artists, including Robert Sirota's chamber piece Seven Picassos.

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Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 3pm

Saint John's Episcopal Church | Brooklyn, NY

Concerts on the Slope

The Larsen-Choi Duo performs Robert Sirota's Fantasy for cello and piano, as well as works by Natalie Dietterich, Frank Bridge, and Mozart with violinist Jessica Park.

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Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 6pm
Goddard Riverside Community Center | New York, NY

Ensemble von Paradis, baritone Tom Pellaton, cellist Carol Buck, and pianist Jim McCrory premiere Robert Sirota’s Job Fragments with libretto by Victoria Sirota.

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Monday, February 17, 2020 at 5pm

Residency at Yong Siew Toh Conservatory | Singapore 

Robert Sirota gives a composition seminar, free and open to the public, as part of his residency at Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music.
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Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 5pm

Merkin Concert Hall | New York, NY

Kaufman Music Center Presents

Flutist Carol Wincenc premieres Robert Sirota's Dancing With the Angels with her trio Les Amies, commissioned by Wincenc in celebration of her 50-year career.

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Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 7:30pm
Stiefel Hall, Mannes School of Music | New York, NY

Elegies and Ecstasies: The Music of Robert and Jonah Sirota

Composers Robert Sirota and Jonah Sirota present individual works and a world premiere collaboration, as part of the "Sirota @ 70" season.
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Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 5pm - CANCELLED

Guest Lecturer at UCLA | Los Angeles, CA

Reinvention and Transformation: The Composer and Community

An overview of Robert Sirota’s 50-year career as a composer, in the form of a conversation with Richard Danielpour and composer/violist Jonah Sirota. Live performance of brief works by Robert and Jonah Sirota.

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Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 8pm
Glendale City Church | Los Angeles, CA
Elegies and Ecstasies: The Music of Robert and Jonah Sirota

Composers Robert Sirota and Jonah Sirota present individual works and a world premiere collaboration, as part of the "Sirota @ 70" season.

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Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 3pm - POSTPONED

Grace Presbyterian Church | Walnut Creek, CA

Sierra Chamber Society - Telegraph Quartet

Telegraph Quartet and soprano Abigail Fischer premiere Robert Sirota's Contrapassos.

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 12:30pm - POSTPONED

Old St. Mary's Cathedral | San Francisco, CA

Noontime Concerts - Telegraph Quartet

Telegraph Quartet and soprano Abigail Fischer perform Robert Sirota's Contrapassos.

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 7:30pm - POSTPONED

SFCM Recital Hall | San Francisco, CA

SFCM Residency Spring Concert - Telegraph Quartet

Telegraph Quartet and soprano Abigail Fischer perform Robert Sirota's Contrapassos.

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Sunday, April 19, 2020 at 3pm - POSTPONED

St. John's Episcopal Church | Brooklyn, NY

Concerts on the Slope Gala

The Concerts on the Slope Annual Fundraising Event features Robert Sirota's Birds of Paradise.

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Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 7pm - POSTPONED
Christ and St. Stephen’s Church | New York, NY

Sirota@70 - Works for Violin and Piano

Performed by Laurie Carney, violin, and David Friend, piano

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Friday, May 15, 2020 at 7pm - POSTPONED

St. Vincent Ferrer Church | New York, NY

Sirota@70 - Works for Cello, Piano, and Organ

Performed by Victoria Sirota, organ, Norman Fischer, cello, and Jeanne Fischer and Robert Sirota, piano.

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Friday, May 29, 2020 at 8pm - POSTPONED
Tenri Cultural Institute | New York, NY
ACME: 15 Years - Music of Eno, Thorvaldsdottir, Sirota, and Young

ACME celebrates its 15th anniversary with three concerts at Tenri Cultural Institute in 2020. This program features works by Brian Eno (arr. by Grey Mcmurray), Anna Thorvaldsdottir, Nina C. Young, and Robert Sirota's third string quartet Triptych.
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Sunday, June 21, 2020 at 8pm - POSTPONED TO JUNE 2021

Oberlin Summer Organ Academy - Organ Alumni Gathering

Finney Chapel, Warner Concert Hall | Oberlin, OH
Organ works by Robert Sirota will be performed as part of Day 1 of the Oberlin Summer Organ Academy's Organ Alumni Gathering.

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Sunday, June 22, 2020 - POSTPONED TO JUNE 2021

Oberlin Summer Organ Academy - Organ Alumni Gathering

Oberlin Conservatory | Oberlin, OH

Day 2 of the Oberlin Summer Organ Academy's Organ Alumni Gathering will feature presentations and lectures by Robert Sirota and Victoria Sirota.

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Sunday, August 30, 2020 - CANCELLED
Maverick Concerts | Woodstock, NY

The American String Quartet performs Robert Sirota’s String Quartet No. 2: American Pilgrimage.

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Friday, September 11, 2020 at 8pm - POSTPONED

Tenri Cultural Institute | New York, NY

ACME: 15 Years - Music of Eno, Thorvaldsdottir, Sirota, and Young

ACME celebrates its 15th anniversary with three concerts at Tenri Cultural Institute in 2020. This program features works by Brian Eno (arr. by Grey Mcmurray), Anna Thorvaldsdottir, Nina C. Young, and Robert Sirota. The rescheduled date is particularly appropriate, since Robert Sirota's Triptych was written in 2002 for the victims of 9/11.

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 7:30pm

Shepherd School of Music, Rice University | Houston, TX

Robert Sirota: Works for Organ, Piano and Organ, and Cello and Organ

Works by Robert Sirota will be performed by Victoria Sirota, organ; Robert Sirota, piano; Norman Fischer, cello, and Jeanne Kierman Fischer, piano

Friday, October 16, 2020 at 7pm

Church of St. Vincent Ferrer | New York, NY

Robert Sirota: Works for Organ, Piano and Organ, and Cello and Organ

Works by Robert Sirota will be performed by Victoria Sirota, organ; Robert Sirota, piano; Norman Fischer, cello, and Jeanne Kierman Fischer, piano