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Barbara Browne, Piano, “Crossover Classics”

September 29, 2019 @ 2:00 pm

Preservation New Jersey welcomes pianist Barbara Browne to her first performance at the 1867 Sanctuary, featuring her Crossover Classics program.

Classical meets Jazz in 20th-century piano works of Samuel Barber, George and Ira Gershwin, Rachmaninoff, Rodgers and Hammerstein and more.


A-flat to C
Billy Kyle

Body and Soul
Heyman/Sour/Eyton/Green, arr. Carmen Cavallaro

Nocturne op.33
Samuel Barber

Allegro energico from Piano Sonata op. 26

Embraceable You
George and Ira Gershwin, arr. Earl Wild

Allegro vivace e leggero from Piano Sonata

My Favorite Things
Rodgers and Hammerstein, arr. Stephen Hough


Rodgers and Hart, arr. Cy Walter

David Raksin, arr. Marian McPartland

Adagio mesto from Piano Sonata

Pastel Blue

Fuga from Piano Sonata

Love Walked In
George and Ira Gershwin, arr. Percy Grainger

Fritz Kreisler, arr. Sergei Rachmaninoff

From cafés to concert halls, Barbara performs an eclectic and vibrant repertoire as solo pianist, collaborator and chamber musician. She serves as adjunct piano faculty at Cabrini University in Radnor, PA, coaches and accompanies voice students at Westminster Choir College and The University of the Arts, and collaborates with singers and instrumentalists. She has performed and accompanied at numerous institutions including Luzerne Music Center, University of Delaware, St. Joseph’s University, Villanova University, Immaculata University, Bennington College and The Savoy Company of Philadelphia, and taught piano at Luzerne, Bennington and Harcum Colleges. A Conservatory Dean’s Talent Award winner at Oberlin Conservatory, she earned a degree in English and studied piano with Robert McDonald, Eleanor Sokoloff and Susan Starr. She lives in Philadelphia.

Music, like storytelling, should transport the listener with joy or grief into the music – and hers does. – Leo Zamparelli


Wheelchair accessibleThe 1867 Sanctuary Arts and Culture Center is wheelchair-accessible through a wheelchair ramp through the gate on the left side of the building. All parking is across the street in the Ewing Presbyterian Church lots, including an inner ring across the street for disabled parking. Passengers may be dropped off at the curb directly in front of the main entrance; please use your hazard flashers when stopped there. Concert parking is recommended in the north lot (by the field closest to I-295). For your safety, please cross at the marked crosswalk and press the yellow button to activate flashers.

To Purchase Tickets

  • $20 for General Admission
  • $15 for Friends of the Sanctuary
  • $5 for School and College students with ID
  • $15 per person for Groups of 10 or more**

Tickets can be purchased online or reserved at the box office for payment by cash, check or credit card by calling 609-392-6409 or emailing 1867sanctuary@preservationnj.org. Tickets may also be purchased at the door as space allows. (Sorry – we don’t mail tickets. Tickets will be held at the box office and a receipt will be emailed from PayPal if purchased online.)

**GROUP RATES (10 or more people). Group rates apply only to advance online sales and must be purchased in quantities of 10 or more within a single purchase. Group rate tickets cannot be purchased at the box office prior to the concert.

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September 29, 2019
2:00 pm
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1867 Sanctuary at Ewing
101 Scotch Road + Google Map