Performances & Special Events

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2022

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More details to come soon for the next performances!

September 11 – Hoot Music Festival – Little Stony Point Park, Cold Spring – 3pm
October 22 – “Our Greatest Hits” Concert @ Desmond-Fish Library – Garrison – 2pm
November 28 – Victorian Holidays @ Mohonk Mountain House Lake Lounge – New Paltz – 4pm
December 4 – Victorian Holidays @ Mohonk Mountain House Lake Lounge – New Paltz – 4pm
December 10 – Victorian Holidays @ Mohonk Mountain House Lake Lounge – New Paltz – 4pm
December 11 – Holiday Concert @ Howland Cultural Center – Beacon – 4pm
December 17 – Victorian Holidays @ Mohonk Mountain House Lake Lounge – New Paltz – 4pm
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HOOT – Saturday, September 11th (rain or shine)!
Artist Lineup:
12:15 – Aria Anjali
1pm – Flippin Unicorns
2pm – Hudson Lovell
2:30pm – Joe Mann & Friends
3pm – The Brasiles Ensemble
3:30pm – Raquel Vidal
4pm – ISH
5pm – LSPCA Allstars Band
Join The Brasiles Ensemble at the annual “Hoot” music festival at Little Stony Point State Park (Volunteer Center Building with adjoining park) on Sunday, September 11th, 2022 12-6pm. We will be singing there at 3pm with a playlist of tunes about water, earth, sky and love! This Pete Seeger-inspired event is free, the music is lively, and the scenery along the Hudson River can’t be beat!! The full festival runs from 12pm until 6pm, so feel free to come early and stay as long as you wish to hear up to six hours of live music from various musicians! Bring friends and family with chairs or blankets and a picnic to enjoy! Also, there will be refreshments available for purchase from Industrial Arts Brewing Company and Marbled Meat Shop. Here is the official event link!
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Brasiles-2022-spring-concert-poster-03 Early Music ~ An Afternoon Taste of Music & Period Costume Fashion from the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Eras Howland Cultural Center – Beacon, NY – Howland Cultural Center Sunday, June 26, 2022 ~ 4:30pm Direct link for tickets
  • Masks and proof of vaccination are required for attendance.

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2021

Mohonk Mountain House – Fire Pits – Dickensian Caroling — Mohonk Victorian Holidays Friday, December 3, 2021 – 4pm-5pm Friday, December 10, 2021 – 4pm-5pm Friday, December 17, 2021- 4pm-5pm ============================================== Private Party – (this is a blackout date in which we cannot be hired for more than one event) Saturday, December 4, 2021 – 3:30pm – 4:30pm ============================================== Mohonk Mountain House – Ice Pavillion — Mohonk Victorian Holidays Christmas Eve – Friday, December 24, 2021 – 3:30pm – 4:30pm ============================================== Christ Episcopal Church – Poughkeepsie — Christ Church  Christmas Homecoming – Benefit Concert for the Christ Church Homeless Shelter Sunday, December 12, 2021 – 8pm Suggested donation at the door: $15 Christ Episcopal Church 20 Carroll Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 12B3D995-3D88-41C6-B07F-35ABC48C059C_1_201_a

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2019

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IMG_6183  Peekskill Tree Lighting

Saturday, December 7, 2019 – 4pm

The location is at the gazebo right in the middle of downtown Peekskill at North Division and Park Streets. You can catch us caroling at the lighting an then we will stroll through several restaurants within walking distance from the tree, offering diners a special treat of our Dickensian food carols, many of which can be found on our 2018 CD.

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IMG_6254  Mohonk – Hudson Valley Annual Gingerbread Competition

Sunday, December 8th, 2019 – 11am – 12pm 

As people enjoy viewing many gingerbread scenes, sip hot chocolate or ice skate, we will be offering a festive assortment of Dickensian carols to enhance a brilliant New York mountain holiday season!  Details on event fees and directions to the wonderful Mohonk Mountain House are here:  Mohonk – Gingerbread Competition Day

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DSC_0847  Private Event – Bethel Springvale Inn Thursday, December 12, 2019 – 2:00pm We also get hired to perform at private special events, parties and weddings, etc. On this date, we are thrilled to be performing holiday pieces to entertain senior citizens. If you are interested in hiring us for your private event, please visit our hiring page for more details! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

  Marinella Senatore and The School of Narrative Dance Performance

Saturday, November 16, 2019 – 12:30pm – Cold Spring 

Join Kim, Laura and Madeleine as a trio singing in Gregorian Latin at the special outdoor procession event right in the heart of Cold Spring. Commissioned by Magazzino Art Foundation, Marinella Senatore and The School of Narrative Dance Performance, will be interpreting music through dance, right on Main Street in the Village of Cold Spring, NY. Find more details here:  Marinella Senatore in Cold Spring

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ dsc_4359   2019 – Sleepy Hollow Literary Festival Saturday, May 18 – 2:00pm We are excited to announce our performance coming up at Jazz Forum in Tarrytown! It’s The Brasiles Ensemble like you have never seen them before! We will present a full set of poetry set to music with a mixed range from classical to jazzy funk. This is also a unique opportunity to hear original tunes scored by our alto, Laura Danilov and our tenor, Paul Phillips, for which we are thrilled to debut. We are having a blast in rehearsals with this new groove of ours. Don’t miss this performance in Jazz Forum’s intimate atmosphere where you can order a beverage and melt into our new vibe! Expressive Words ~ A Celebration of Poetry Sleepy Hollow Literary Festival ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ DSC_4540   2019 – Venue – TBA Drama Set to Music ~ An Evening of Opera

More dates coming soon!

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2018

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IMG_2347    Saturday, December 22, 2018 ~ 7:00pm A Christmas Feast ~ Holiday Concert and CD Release Party We will perform all of the tracks from our new holiday CD, many of which celebrate the wassail, flaming pudding and other foods that bedeck a Yuletide table. We will also bring beloved English carols, traditional sacred pieces and international gems together in this merry feast of song— featured as a cappella or with organ, flute, guitar, harpsichord and percussion accompaniments.  $20 suggested donation at the door / doors open at 6:30pm for seating Please join us for a lovely reception following the concert. St. Mary’s This concert is to benefit The Episcopal Church of St. Mary-in-the-Highlands ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Screen Shot 2018-01-18 at 4.21.14 PM    Sunday, March 25, 2018 – 4:00pm

A Benefit Concert for The Episcopal Church of St. Mary-in-the-Highlands Giovanni Battista Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater headlines this special performance. Other featured sacred works include pieces from John Ireland, Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Tomás Luis de Victoria, Alessandro Costantini, Dobri Hristov and Zbigniew Priesner. $25 suggested donation at the door / doors open at 3:30pm for seating Please join us for a lovely reception following the concert. We would like to thank the following local businesses for food & beverage donations! B&L Deli, Flowercup Wine, Foodtown, Fresh Company, The Main Course, Hudson Hil’s and Marbled Meat! Also, a big thank you to Grey Printing for donating printing services for our programs! St. Mary’s ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

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You can still visit the RSVP link below and be put on the waiting list… just in case!

SPECIAL INVITATION!! — Friday, December 15, 2017 ~ 5pm – 7pm Magazzino Holiday Festivities ~ A Concert of Italian pieces, madrigals & Gregorian Latin This is a FREE concert, but requires RSVP on the Magazzino website.

Use this link to find announcement and RSVP: RSVP!

The Brasiles Ensemble is honored to be invited to perform a special concert from composers such as Monteverdi, Puccini, Gastoldi, Caldara and others! Please join us for this event! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ dscf0467 Friday, November 24, 2017, Saturday, December 2, 2017 & Saturday, December 9, 2017 Boscobel –  Twilight Tours – Classic & Rare Holiday Carols  We will return to Boscobel as Olde English carolers for three dates, bringing loads of Yuletide cheer! You can find us in the Carriage House this year! Tickets are $25 for adults and can be bought online on the Boscobel website or in person at the carriage house in person. It is best to purchase your tickets well in advance, as they sell out quickly! Other ticket prices for children and teens are listed on the link below! Boscobel dsc_4275   Saturday, November 25, 2017 – The Chapel Restoration – 7:30pm     Around the World ~ Classic & Rare Holiday Masterworks   We will perform a special collection of pieces from around the world to push into the holiday shopping season. This time, in addition to piano accompaniments, we will also have organ, guitar, flute and percussion! The audience will be pleased with such a range of pieces— from the sweet and simple to the haunting and complex. The selection is sure to be a memorable one on many levels! Suggestion donation at the door – $15 general & $10 seniors The Chapel Restoration concert-programme-facebook-5   Saturday, May 13, 2017 – The Chapel Restoration – 7pm             Longing ~ A Concert About Spring Love    Suggested Donation ~ $12 / $10 seniors The Chapel Restoration    dsc_4545  Saturday, April 29, 2017 – Cold Spring Farmers’ Market – 10:30am  This will be our most immediate public spotlight teaser for our spring repertoire. Free The Cold Spring Farmers’ Market