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Water Music New York at Lockport // FREE

  • Historic Flight of Five Locks 80 Canal Street Lockport, NY, 14094 (map)

A UNIQUE MUSICAL EXPERIENCE 200 YEARS IN THE MAKING... 

Historic "Flight of Five Locks Barge Performance*
RAIN LOCATION: Lockport High School

Albany Symphony // David Alan Miller, Conductor
Alyson Cambridge, Soprano

HANDEL: Selections from "Water Music"

DAVID MALLAMUD: Spitoonia on the Erie:  Erie Canal Bicentennial Commission (World Premiere)
Narration by Nathan Christensen

AMERICAN FAVORITES, including “Stars and Stripes” and more!

9:30PM: FIREWORKS OVER THE "FLIGHT OF FIVE"
BRING YOUR OWN CAMP CHAIR & BLANKETS


Pre-Concert Performances

10:00am- 12:00pm: Music by David Stockton and Pocket Change

5:30pm-7:00pm: Music by 23 Skadoo

Food and Beverage Trail

  • 9:00am-2:00pm: Lockport Farmer's Market
  • Additional on-site food and beverage vendors

Activities and Exhibits

  • 9:30am-10:00am: Storytelling at Family Tent
  • 10:00am-2:00pm: Family Tent Children's Arts and Crafts
  • 10:00am-2:00pm: Demonstrations at the "Flight of Five" Lock
  • 10:00am-2:00pm: Historical Reenactments 

Directions and Parking

 

MEET THE COMPOSER

Award-winning composer David Mallamud writes music that transports his listeners to a dazzling Parisian music hall, a species-altering glam metal firestorm, a fantastical beach of Sneetches, or the hidden recesses of Nijinsky’s psyche. Recently Mallamud was thrilled to work with Mike Mills (of R.E.M. fame), arranging and composing additional music for his Concerto for Rock Band and Violin, written for violinist Robert McDuffie, who premiered it with Mills and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra in June 2016. Mallamud’s other recent and current credits include music for a stage adaptation of Dr. Seuss’s The Sneetches, in collaboration with playwright Philip Dawkins for the Children’s Theatre Company in Minneapolis; Flight School The Musical (now playing in NYC, touring China this summer); performances by the Albany, Harrisburg, and New World Symphonies; and projects with Emmy-nominated lyricist Alisa Hauser, playwright Joshua H. Cohen, and Librettist Nathan Christensen

American soprano Alyson Cambridge, hailed by critics as “radiant,  vocally assured, dramatically subtle and compelling, and artistically imaginative” (Washington Post), noted for her “powerful, clear voice” (New York Times) and “revelatory, sensual, smoky readings” (Opera News) is one of the most diverse and compelling vocal artists on the scene today. 

American soprano Alyson Cambridge, hailed by critics as “radiant, 
vocally assured, dramatically subtle and compelling, and artistically imaginative” (Washington Post), noted for her “powerful, clear voice” (New York Times) and “revelatory, sensual, smoky readings” (Opera News) is one of the most diverse and compelling vocal artists on the scene today.