Monthly Archives: September 2014

Sep. 28 Syracuse Stage: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Syracuse Stage’s ‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’ keeps the laughs coming

Christopher Durang takes the audience on a wild romp in this Tony Award-winning Chekhov mash-up

By Barbara Haas

At one point in Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, the Christopher Durang comedy that opened Syracuse Stage’s 2014-15 season, the audience broke into spontaneous applause.

September 20 Dover Quartet

Dover Quartet, in Syracuse debut, shows poise, polish, precision and promise

The ensemble of recent Curtis grads, fresh off its impressive sweep of the 2013 Banff Competition, opens SFCM’s 65th season in convincing style

By David Abrams

Syracuse Friends of Chamber Music kicked off its 65th anniversary season with a gamble of sorts. Instead of engaging an established, big-name chamber ensemble to start the new season, as has been its custom, SFCM opted instead for youth and promise.