Piano soloist performing in Potsdam

Internationally acclaimed piano soloist Young-Ah Tak will be the featured soloist in ONNY’s fall concert, Beethoven. Tak is praised for her “thrilling blend of fury and finesse” (San Antonio Express-News) and her “winning combination of passion, imagination and integrity” (New York Concert Review), said a press release from ONNY. Performances are 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 19 at Hosmer Hall, SUNY Potsdam and 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 20 at First Presbyterian Church, Watertown. For more, see story here.



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Haunting on Church St.

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