Concerts in the Village 

presents choral and instrumental classical music in Kinderhook, NY.

“A stunning all Handel concert at the Kinderhook Reformed Church on November 9 was one of the finest musical events of its kind in many seasons.  Maestro Smith has brought his musical forces to heights of musical grandeur.  .  .  .  This third Handel concert of the series reached heights of sustained musical beauty….In a short time ‘Concerts in the Village’ has taken on a major musical role in the Upper Hudson Valley.”
-John Paul Keeler, On the Scene, Columbia-Green Media, Nov 15, 2014

Concert Details


The New Season:

Concerts in the Village 2017-2018

Broad Street Chorale (BSC) & Broad Street Orchestra (BSO)

Mozart, J C Bach and Michael Haydn:
Master, Mentor and a Contemporary

September 17, 2017 (Sunday), 2:00pm

Van Buren Hall, 6 Chatham Street, Kinderhook, NY

Broad Street Orchestra, with clarinetist Paul Green ~ David Smith, Conductor

  • J C Bach: Overture to Artaserse
  • Michael Haydn: Incidental Music to Voltaire’s Zaire
  • W A Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A major
  • J C Bach: Sinfonia in D
  • W A Mozart: Symphony No. 33 in B-flat major

George Frideric Handel’s Israel in Egypt:
High Drama from the Baroque in England

Sunday, November 12, 2017, 3:00pm

21 Broad Street, Kinderhook NY

Broad Street Chorale, Cantilena Chamber Choir (Lenox), Broad Street Orchestra
Countertenor Daniel Moody, additional soloists TBA ~ David Smith, Conductor

Bartók, Shostakovich, Sibelius, Pärt and Dvořák:
Light and Darkness from Central and Eastern Europe

Midwinter, 2018

The School | Jack Shainman Gallery, 25 Broad St., Kinderhook, NY

Broad Street Chorale, Broad Street Orchestra ~ David Smith, Conductor
Soprano TBA ~ Noah Palmer, Assistant Conductor

  • Béla Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances; Transylvanian Dances
  • Dmitri Shostakovich: Elegy (Adagio) from Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk
  • Jean Sibelius: Three songs: Arioso, Höstkväll, På verandan vid havet
  • Arvo Pärt: Stabat Mater
  • Antonin Dvořák: Serenade

Beethoven and Mendelssohn:
Second Symphonies from the Romantic Age

Sunday, April 8, 2018, 3:00pm

Kinderhook Reformed Church, 21 Broad Street, Kinderhook, NY

Broad Street Chorale, Broad Street Orchestra ~ David Smith, Conductor
Caroline Dunigan, soprano ~ Jon Morrell, tenor

  • Mendelssohn: Concert Aria Infelice
    Beethoven: Symphony No. 2
    Mendelssohn: Lobgesang (Symphony No. 2)

This concert is made possible with public funds from the Decentralization Program of the NYS Council on the Arts, administered in Columbia County by the Greene County Council on the Arts through the Community Arts Grants Fund. Generous funding has also been received from Hudson River Bank & Trust Company Foundation, Stewart’s Holiday Match program, and from many individual and business supporters.

Some Photos

David Smith at piano with chorus rehearsing
David Smith at piano with chorus rehearsing
David Smith at his Steinway